Professional Course
4.7 (47 Reviews)

Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Lead

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+6 locations)
Length
2 days
Price
2,695 USD
Next course start
18 March, 2024 (+11 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
2,695 USD
Next course start
18 March, 2024 (+11 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
From 2,695 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Lead

This leadership training course is uniquely designed to help leaders-to-be get ready for their new challenges and responsibilities. You'll discover the heart, soul and mind of TRUE leadership. Through role-playing, self-assessment tests and other leadership training scenarios, you'll explore leadership roles as strategist, change agent, coach, manager, communicator, mentor and team member. And you'll learn how to develop your unique leadership style for maximum impact.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand what a leader is…and is not
  • Project a more dynamic image
  • Discover your own unique leadership style
  • Determine which leadership attributes you already possess
  • Apply lessons learned through leadership training to take on your first leadership position with greater confidence
  • Get noticed by learning how to look and talk like a leader
  • Find out what people expect and respect in a leader
  • Apply lessons learned through leadership training to refine your skills in gaining and using power and influence positively
  • Learn how to motivate a team, including “difficult people”
  • Protect yourself against the pitfalls of intra-organizational politics

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 11 start dates

18 March, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

25 March, 2024

  • Classroom
  • San Francisco

11 April, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Atlanta

25 April, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Boston

25 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

14 May, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

14 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

23 May, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

3 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

3 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

24 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

Any manager who needs leadership training to step into a leadership role or who is about to take on a new leadership assignment.

Training content

Learning Objectives

  • Identify Respected Leadership Qualities and Begin to Build Your Authentic Leadership Voice.
  • Gain Insights Into How to Develop and Pursue Your Own Leadership Style.
  • Project a Positive Trusted Professional Image.
  • Identify and Use Your Sources of Power and Influence.
  • Expand Your Networks by Developing Key Relationships.
  • Effectively Participate in Organizational Politics.
  • Motivate Others and Avoid Demoralizing Behaviors with All Types of Team Members.

Who Is the Leader in You?

  • Identify the Qualities and Skills of Effective Leaders.
  • Assess Your Own Proficiency with the Qualities and Skills of Effective Leaders

Leadership Styles and Communication

  • Identify Different Leadership Styles.
  • Assess Your Own Leadership Style.
  • Identify and Use Effective Communication Patterns.
  • Identify the Types of Subjects Leaders Discuss.
  • Explain the Benefits of Vision, Mission, and Value Statements That Are Followed Throughout the Organization.
  • Create Vision, Mission, and Value Statements.

What Is Your Image as a Leader?

  • Project Executive Presence–A Positive Professional Image of a Leader.
  • List the Factors That Impact Trust.
  • Establish Credibility and Authenticity With Others.
  • Apply Knowledge of Your Own Leadership Skills and Presence to Better Lead Your Own Teams.

Relationships and Networking–How to Build Power and Influence and Handle Organizational Politics

  • Identify a Leader’s Sources of Power and Influence.
  • Assess Their Own Power and Influence.
  • Expand Their Power Networks by Developing Key Relationships.
  • Describe Ways That Leaders Can Build Their Power and Influence.
  • Differentiate Between Good Politics and Bad Politics.
  • Explain Why Leaders Must Understand and Participate in Organizational Politics.
  • Identify the different Political Organizational Structures That Exist.
  • Identify Strategies for Getting Others to Support Their Agenda.
  • Effectively Engage with Adversaries.

How You Can Motivate and Mentor Others

  • Identify Ways to Motivate and Engage Your Team.
  • Manage a Coaching Discussion.
  • Differentiate Mentoring from Coaching.
  • Identify What Makes for a Good Mentor and a Positive Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2695
  • AMA Members: $2395

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.2, PDU: 12, CPE: 14

Reviews

Average rating 4.7

Based on 47 reviews.
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5/5
Jessica M.
31 Mar 2023
Already started applying skills

I had an amazing, patient, interactive instructor that made sure that we were able to understand the material properly and could put it into practice in our career. I have learn...

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5/5
Doelle G.
20 Jan 2023
Developed my personal leadership approach

This course broke down lots of useful elements to developing your own effective leadership style and approach.

5/5
Jacquelin M.
22 Nov 2022
Great takeaway tools

I really enjoyed this class. I learned tools that make me feel more confident in my ability to lead and I look forward to implementing them with my team.

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