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Improving Your Managerial Effectiveness

Seminar #2508 Classroom
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Develop proactive approaches to meet complex challenges with your team.

Designed for midlevel and developing managers, the focus is on knowing yourself and how your behavior affects your own effectiveness and the actions of your team. You’ll learn key components of team dynamics and how understanding individual goals, values, strengths and weaknesses can lead to more effective style of management and overall team performance.
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Schedule

  • [3] days
  • [3] days - $2,345 Non Members
  • [3] days - $2,095 AMA Members
  • [3] days - $1,794 GSA

Credits

21 CPE /18 PDU /1.8 CEU

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The course packet will provide all curriculum information necessary to demonstrate the value of the program.

Improving Your Managerial Effectiveness is no longer available as an open enrollment seminar, but it can be delivered at your site. Please consider these alternative solutions to your development needs:


How You Will Benefit

  • Ensure long-term business results by focusing on employee development
  • Meet the diverse needs of all your team members with proven communication techniques
  • Align motivation with work and personal goals
  • Anticipate and resolve conflict situations
  • Instill a culture based on trust, partnerships and respect
  • Increase dialogue and constructive feedback for optimum managerial effectiveness
  • Partner with your team to ensure long-term productivity
  • Use delegation to increase performance and individual growth

What You Will Cover

The Learning Workplace
  • Deal with significant changes
  • Assess your approach to challenges from your staff
  • Understand your behavioral profile and scoring matrix

The Manager’s Style—How Others See You

  • The four primary behavioral styles: relater, socializer, thinker, director
  • How to recognize others’ behavioral styles to increase support and communication
  • Style adaptability to increase your managerial effectiveness

Managing Teams

  • Teams, team stages and work groups
  • How to develop, create and manage a successful team

The Transformational Coach—Partnership Coaching

  • How to move from a boss to a coach
  • The competencies and strengths of a transformational coach
  • Identify your developmental strategies

Style and Motivation

  • Key values in determining various ways to motivate people
  • The relationship between values and individual expectations
  • Assess your company’s existing recognition, reward and benefit systems in relation to employee growth and performance
  • How to select motivators based on individual needs

Managing Conflict

  • Assess your preference and approach for dealing with conflicts
  • Identify the critical modes for reaching successful resolution
  • Shift your style to manage conflicts

Delegation for Growth

  • Barriers and techniques to overcome resistance and minimize risks
  • Reexamine the effectiveness of your current delegating techniques
  • Delegation styles and approaches

Managing Performance and Growth

  • Apply all concepts learned through simulation actions
  • How to promote continuous learning among your staff

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Who Should Attend

Experienced managers with three to five years of management experience who are interested in enhancing their managerial effectiveness.

Note: To attend this seminar, we recommend prior attendance in at least one skills-based management course.

Special Feature

This Seminar Features Blended Learning. AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.

 
 

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