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Developing Executive Leadership

Join millions of team leaders who have trusted the expert faculty at AMA for their executive leadership training needs.

When you have to wonder about your organization's future every day of every work week, it's vital to be well equipped to optimize your company's performance—as well as your own career—with executive leadership training. To exhibit real executive leadership skills in business, you must be a visionary, a trailblazer, a strategist, a communicator, a coach, a diplomat and a politician. The world's most successful leaders are able to focus on the big picture and uphold high standards while wearing many hats. This intensive three-day executive leadership training program combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective executive leadership.  

Seminar Number: 02501

  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed to provide executive leadership training for midlevel managers or executives who lead others with managerial responsibility. It will benefit executives who require strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.

  •   Classroom3 Day(s)
    1.8 CEU, 21 CPE, 18 PDCs, 18 PDU
  •   Online4 Lesson(s)
    1.8 CEU, 21 CPE, 18 PDCs, 18 PDU
 

When you have to wonder about your organization's future every day of every work week, it's vital to be well equipped to optimize your company's performance—as well as your own career—with executive leadership training. To exhibit real executive leadership skills in business, you must be a visionary, a trailblazer, a strategist, a communicator, a coach, a diplomat and a politician. The world's most successful leaders are able to focus on the big picture and uphold high standards while wearing many hats.

This intensive three-day executive leadership training program combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective executive leadership.

 

  • Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision and guides your entire team toward greater performance and profit
  • Gain insights into the key executive leadership skills and techniques you need to create a winning strategy
  • Learn what real “coaching” consists of and how to build an extraordinary team that works together to deliver results
  • Develop heightened “emotional intelligence” for greater professional achievement and satisfaction
  • Identify the characteristics of effective leadership and the most common saboteur
  • Develop an executive leadership style that adapts to the person and situation
  • Improve performance through empowerment and effective delegation
  • Clearly communicate mission, vision and value statements
  • Build a cohesive unit that performs well in all situations
  • Apply executive leadership training to continue your growth as a leader through a self-development plan

Understanding Today’s Executive Leadership Expectations

  • Examining your executive leadership challenges
  • Exploring the fundamental concepts of executive leadership
  • The four-factor model of effective executive leadership
  • Differentiating between leadership and management
  • Identifying the executive leadership requirements for the 21st century

Leadership with the Head: Exploring the Strategic Elements of Executive Leadership

  • Defining mission, vision and values
  • Focusing on the “big picture” when building the culture
  • The importance of planning and prioritizing in day-to-day activities
  • Taking the time to focus on envisioning the future
  • How a personal vision statement helps you achieve your organizational vision

Leadership with the Hands: Understanding and Appreciating Situational Leadership® II, the Art of Influencing Others

  • How to develop people, value differences and encourage honest communication
  • Developing your leadership style to gain commitment from your employees
  • Matching your leadership style to your employees’ developmental needs

Leadership with the Feet: Personal Values and Ethics at Work

  • Understanding the challenges you face—and the various ways you can manage them
  • Creating a culture of trusting relationships
  • How individualized “passionate purpose” provides a context for consistency and credibility

Leadership with the Heart: Practicing Ways to Communicate

  • Executive leadership techniques for enhancing pride in the work and the organization
  • Motivating the workforce: three elements that ensure increased job satisfaction and productivity
  • Examining the role of “emotional intelligence” in successful executive leadership
  • Assessing your “emotional intelligence”: your strengths and areas that need development

Creating an Executive Leadership Development Plan

  • Developing a plan based on your goals and your organization's strategy

Special Feature

Before attending this session, you will receive a link to the online Leader Behavior Analysis® II assessment.  You must complete the assessment, print your results and bring to class in order to participate fully in this seminar.  

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.

 Learning Objectives

  • Understand Four Critical Competencies of Executive Leadership
  • Distinguish the Differences Between Leadership and Management
  • Understand the Importance of Vision to Strategic Thinking
  • Prioritize Based on First Things First© Principles
  • Understand and Apply Situational Leadership® II
  • Coach Employees Toward Improved Performance
  • Identify Ways to Use Business Ethics to Build Trust
  • Assess Personal Values and Integrate Them into the Business Setting
  • Describe Three Keys to Motivating the Workforce
  • Improve Communication Through Active Listening and Future-Focused Conversations
  • Define Emotional Intelligence and Explain How It Benefits an Organization
  • Understand Your Emotional Intelligence Strengths and Developmental Needs
  • Draw a Personal Development Plan for Further Development as a Leader

The Leadership Challenges

  • Recognize Your Leadership Challenges
  • Consider the Various Definitions of Leadership
  • Articulate the Four Competencies of Effective Leaders
  • Describe the Difference Between Leading and Managing
  • Understand the Power of Vision in Organizations

Leading with the Head:
Strategic Leadership Prioritization and Goal Setting

  • Define the Elements of Strategic Leadership and a Strategic Plan
  • Focus Your Vision in a Way That Is Meaningful to You
  • Understand the Importance of Prioritization
  • Know the Essence of Goal Setting and How to Set Goals That Will Be Accomplished

Leading with the Hands:
Understanding and Appreciating Situational Leadership® II
“The Art of Influencing Others

  • Define Leadership as the Art of Influencing Others
  • Identify the Three Skills of a Situational Leader
  • Improve Team Performance Through Coaching

Leading with the Feet:
Building Trust, Understanding Personal Values, and Making Ethical Decisions

  • Recognize the Factors That Impact Trust in Organizations
  • Tie the Four Cornerstones of Trust to the Four Competencies of Effective Leadership
  • Understand the Nature of Two-Way Trust and How to Build It
  • Anticipate Value Differences at Work
  • Know How to Approach Ethical Dilemmas in a Logical, Rational Manner

Leading with the Heart:
Motivation, Culture, Communication and Emotional Intelligence

  • Identify the Three Main Things That Motivate Employees
  • Create a Greater Sense of Pride and Enjoyment in Your Employees
  • Listen and Communicate with Others More Effectively
  • Focus on the Future in More Positive Terms
  • Understand the Elements of Emotional Intelligence
  • Know Where Your Emotional Intelligence Strengths and Development Needs Lie

Leadership Development Plans

  • Complete a Leadership Development Plan
  • Receive Feedback on Your Development Plan
  • Prepare and Plan for the Continuing Learning Experiences
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Leadership Challenges

  • Identify Four Critical Competencies of Executive Leadership
  • Distinguish Between Leadership and Management

Head

  • Articulate the Importance of Vision for Strategic Thinking
  • Prioritize Using the First Things First© Principles

Hands

  • Describe and Apply Situational Leadership® II
  • Coach Employees Toward Improved Performance

Feet

  • Identify Ways to Use Business Ethics to Build Trust
  • Assess Personal Values and Integrate Them into the Business Setting

Heart

  • Describe Three Keys to Motivating the Workforce
  • Improve Communication Through Active Listening and Future-Focused Conversations
  • Define Emotional Intelligence and Explain How It Benefits an Organization
  • Discover Your Emotional Intelligence Strengths and Developmental Needs

LESSON ONE

Leadership Challenges

  • Recognize Your Leadership Challenges
  • Consider the Various Definitions of Leadership
  • Articulate the Four Competencies of Effective Leaders
  • Describe the Difference Between Leading and Managing
  • Explain the Power of Vision in Organizations

Leading with the Head:

Strategic Leadership, Prioritization, and Goal Setting

  • Define the Elements of Strategic Leadership and a Strategic Plan
  • Focus Your Vision in a Way That Is Meaningful to You
  • Know the Essence of Goal Setting and Ways to Set Goals That Will Be Accomplished
  • Understand the Importance of Prioritization

LESSON TWO

Leading with the Hands

  • Define Leadership as the Art of Influencing Others
  • Identify the Three Skills of a Situational Leader
  • Improve Team Performance Through Coaching

LESSON THREE

Leading with the Feet

  • Recognize the Factors That Impact Trust in Organizations
  • Tie the Four Cornerstones of Trust to the Four Competencies of Effective Leadership
  • Explain the Nature of Two-Way Trust and How to Build It
  • Anticipate Value Differences at Work
  • Know How to Approach Ethical Dilemmas in a Logical, Rational Manner

LESSON FOUR

Leading with the Heart  

  • Identify the Three Main Things That Motivate Employees
  • Foster a Greater Sense of Pride and Enjoyment Among Your Employees
  • Differentiate Among the Different Types of Organizational Culture
  • Listen and Communicate with Others More Effectively
  • Focus on the Future in More Positive Terms
  • Understand the Elements of Emotional Intelligence
  • Know Where Your Emotional Intelligence Strengths and Development Needs Lie

Action Planning

  • Build an Action Plan to Help Apply and Integrate the Concepts from This Course into Your Daily Work Life
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

AMA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

AMA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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[L] 18 Classroom/12 Live Online

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American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. For additional information or for more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact Martha Leon at 212-903-8173.

Recommended CPE Credit:
Classroom: 21 hours/Intermediate Live Online: 14 hours/Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: Online pre-and post-assessment
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-based
Field of Study: Non-Technical – Communication, Personal Development

Classroom Schedule

43 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

3 Sessions Available

  • $2,745.00 Non Members
  • $2,495.00 AMA Members
  • $2,268.00 GSA
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  2019-07-17 2019-07-19 Jul 17, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-07-22 2019-07-24 Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019 3 Days CA San Diego 92101-4812 San Diego Register Now

  2019-07-29 2019-07-31 Jul 29, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 3 Days NJ Parsippany 07054-1277 Parsippany Register Now

  2019-07-31 2019-08-02 Jul 31, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 3 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-08-05 2019-08-07 Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 7, 2019 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-08-12 2019-08-14 Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 14, 2019 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-08-26 2019-08-28 Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 3 Days TN Nashville 37201 Nashville Register Now

  2019-09-04 2019-09-06 Sep 4, 2019 - Sep 6, 2019 3 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-09-11 2019-09-13 Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-09-16 2019-09-18 Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 18, 2019 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-09-18 2019-09-20 Sep 18, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019 3 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

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  2019-10-28 2019-10-30 Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 3 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2019-11-04 2019-11-06 Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 6, 2019 3 Days WA Seattle 98101 Seattle Register Now

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  2019-12-02 2019-12-04 Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 4, 2019 3 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

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  2019-12-16 2019-12-18 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-12-16 2019-12-18 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 3 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-01-13 2020-01-15 Jan 13, 2020 - Jan 15, 2020 3 Days TX Houston 77001 Houston Register Now

  2020-01-22 2020-01-24 Jan 22, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-01-27 2020-01-29 Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 29, 2020 3 Days AZ Scottsdale 85250 Scottsdale Register Now

  2020-02-03 2020-02-05 Feb 3, 2020 - Feb 5, 2020 3 Days CA San Diego 92101 San Diego Register Now

  2020-02-10 2020-02-12 Feb 10, 2020 - Feb 12, 2020 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-02-12 2020-02-14 Feb 12, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 3 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-02-26 2020-02-28 Feb 26, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 3 Days TN Nashville 37201 Nashville Register Now

  2020-03-09 2020-03-11 Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 3 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-03-11 2020-03-13 Mar 11, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020 3 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-03-16 2020-03-18 Mar 16, 2020 - Mar 18, 2020 3 Days OH Columbus 43085 Columbus Register Now

  2020-03-18 2020-03-20 Mar 18, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020 3 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2020-03-25 2020-03-27 Mar 25, 2020 - Mar 27, 2020 3 Days TX Dallas 75001 Dallas Register Now

  2020-04-01 2020-04-03 Apr 1, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020 3 Days CO Denver 80002 Denver Register Now

  2020-04-15 2020-04-17 Apr 15, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020 3 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-04-20 2020-04-22 Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 22, 2020 3 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

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