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Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Lead

Do you need leadership training to prepare you to take that next step? Learn how to get noticed and selected for a leadership position and develop effective leadership skills required of confident leaders.

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.  

Seminar Number: 02536

  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

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.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    12 CAE, 1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDCs, 12 PDU, 12 PMU
  •   Online2 Lesson(s)
    12 CAE, 1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDCs, 12 PDU, 12 PMU
 

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.

 

  • 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

Is There a Leader in You?

  • Discuss which qualities senior management looks for in candidates for leadership positions
  • Understand the challenges you will face as a leader

What Do Leaders Talk About?

  • Discover your leadership style
  • Learn to adapt your style to the needs of others

What Is Your Leadership Image?

  • Describe how to project the positive professional image of a leader

How Can You Build Your Influence and Power?

  • Illustrate ways that leaders can build their power and influence

How Can You Develop Key Relationships?

  • Identify the strategic alliances you need to build

How Should You Handle Organizational Politics?

  • Explain strategies for getting others to support your agenda

How Can You Motivate People?

  • Assess the things that really motivate

Methods to Approach the First Day, Week, Month and Year of Leadership

  • Design your strategies for being noticed and selected to be a leader

Special Feature

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

  • 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

Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

This course is valid for PMUs.
Classroom 3 Professional Effectiveness [PE]
Classroom 9 Relationship Management [RM]
Live Online 2 Professional Effectiveness [PE]
Live Online 7 Relationship Management [RM]

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 12 classroom and 9 Live Online credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

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).

Talent Triangle PDUs

Classroom [L] 12 / Live Online [L] 9

Project Management Institute (PMI) Talent Triangle, 2015.
Reproduced with the permission of PMI. Copyright and all rights reserved

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: 14 hours/Intermediate
Live Online: 10 hours/Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: Online pre- and post-seminar assessments
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-based
Field of Study:  Non-Technical – Personal Development

Classroom Schedule

24 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

15 Sessions Available

  • $2,445.00 Non Members
  • $2,195.00 AMA Members
  • $2,079.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2021-11-15 2021-11-16 Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2021-11-15 2021-11-16 Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2021-12-02 2021-12-03 Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 3, 2021 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2021-12-09 2021-12-10 Dec 9, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021 2 Days TX Dallas 75001 Dallas Register Now

  2021-12-13 2021-12-14 Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 14, 2021 2 Days AZ Scottsdale 85251 Scottsdale Register Now

  2022-01-24 2022-01-25 Jan 24, 2022 - Jan 25, 2022 2 Days TX Houston 77001 Houston Register Now

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  2022-02-28 2022-03-01 Feb 28, 2022 - Mar 1, 2022 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103 San Francisco Register Now

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  2022-04-11 2022-04-12 Apr 11, 2022 - Apr 12, 2022 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

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  2022-04-25 2022-04-26 Apr 25, 2022 - Apr 26, 2022 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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  2022-06-06 2022-06-07 Jun 6, 2022 - Jun 7, 2022 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2022-06-09 2022-06-10 Jun 9, 2022 - Jun 10, 2022 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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