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Management Development the AMA Way! Core Competencies that Drive Successful Management Development

Recording Date: August 14, 2008
Price: Free

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For any organization, strong results and sustained growth are driven by its ability to equip managers with the unique competencies and skills they need to help their staffs accomplish important work on a daily basis.

For 85 years, AMA has researched, developed, field tested and refined management development programs that are used throughout the world.

Join this Webcast as we discuss the newly refined AMA Management Competency Model and what it takes for organizations to successfully develop their leadership/management pipelines.

What You Will Learn

  • The importance of aligning all management development efforts with corporate goals
  • Key components of the AMA Management Development Competency Model
  • Distinctions between "leadership competencies" and "management competencies"
  • The vital role of every manager in the development process
  • Current and future trends impacting your management development efforts

The Webcast includes an interactive session—where we will address specific questions asked by members of the audience

About the Presenters

Daniel R. Tobin has over 30 years’ experience in the learning and development field, including having founded two corporate universities. He is the former VP of design and development at the American Management Association and is currently a consultant on corporate learning strategies and development programs and a coach to corporate training directors. Tobin is the author of 6 books on corporate learning strategies including his latest, Feeding Your Leadership Pipeline. For more information, visit: NextGenerationofLeaders.com

Margaret S. Pettingell is an instructional designer with AMA. She previously held positions with Novations Group, Accenture, and Decker Communications.

Terry Seamon is Management Development Portfolio Manager at AMA. Seamon is a versatile training and organization development practitioner and consultant with over 20 years experience across several industries, including energy, pharma, telecom, and consulting.


Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

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Please ensure that your computer is "Flash/Connect enabled" by clicking on the following link in order to run a short test:

If successful, you will receive a "Test Completed Successfully" message on the page.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!