Everything you need to make the most of the American Management Association’s Chicago Training and Seminars

AMA Chicago’s mission is to drive professional success by providing management and leadership development seminars, online courses, corporate events, and more. Our Chicago seminar location is a growing regional hub that offers a wealth of trainings and networking opportunities.

This location hosts a robust schedule of courses devoted to general leadership skills as well as industry-specific proficiencies. Popular Chicago training seminars run the gamut from classes on developing emotional intelligence to ones on understanding the fundamentals of finance and accounting, to other vital management and business skills!

Explore our list of local offerings to determine which seminars best fit your needs. Then, use the travel resources to plan your visit to a seminar at the Chicago AMA location.

Upcoming Seminars in the Chicago Area

Choose from a number of AMA seminars taking place in the Chicago area.

Program Management
Focusing on that outcome is the project manager’s main goal—but a program manager coordinates a number of related projects and operations that will benefit his or her organization. As an integral part of the organization's strategic business, you, as program manager, must apply very specialized skills, knowledge, and tools to exercise a degree of control that would not be possible by managing projects individualy.

How to Communicate with Diplomacy, Tact and Credibility
Learn to communicate properly in a business or organizational context. Discover how you can apply tact and diplomacy to influence credibility and impact others.

Making the Transition to Management
Are you a new manager looking to have a seamless transition? This management course is designed to take you through the proper transition steps for managers, to ensure nothing falls through the cracks.

Leadership Skills for Supervisors
Being a supervisor doesn’t necessarily make you a great leader. Adopt some of the strategies taught in this seminar, and develop the key leadership skills that help your team view you as more than just a supervisor.

AMA's 5-Day ''MBA'' Workshop
This 5-day business workshop is designed to be a crash course. Exploring the vital skills you’ll need to succeed and thrive in the business world.

These training courses represent only a sample of the educational seminars offered by AMA.
For a full schedule of all the sessions offered at our Chicago location, click here.

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Top AMA Subject Areas

Inspire people to perform at their best, with a variety of leadership training seminars for new and experienced leaders

Become the boss you'd like to work for. Develop the necessary management skills you’ll need with this set of training seminars.
Gain a reputation as a cool communicator. Communication is a key component of the workplace, learn how to maximize your communications.

Project Management
Keep projects on track in any circumstance. Whether you’re a new project manager or just need to earn PDUs, AMA has got the project management training for you. This section should be re-positioned here instead of near bottom

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Who Should Attend

  • C-Level Executives
  • Business Analysts
  • Nascent Public Speakers
  • Sales Managers
  • Mid-level Professionals
  • Entry Level Employees
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Department Supervisors
  • Organizational Planners
  • Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs
  • New Manager Supervisor

Our wide-ranging list of training seminar offerings is sure to include relevant development opportunities for professionals in every sector and stage of their career.

Travel Resources



Our Chicago location can be found Downtown, at 205 N Michigan Ave., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601. It is easily accessed by several CTA bus lines.


For those driving in, the Illinois Center Garage offers paid parking options starting at $20 per hour. This garage is located at 111 E Wacker Drive & 233 N Michigan Ave.

Flying In

Our Chicago location is serviced by two airports:

O’Hare International Airport is approximately 17 miles (estimate 50 minutes travel time) from downtown Chicago and our AMA location. O’Hare is accessible via the CTA Blue Line.

Chicago Midway International Airport is approximately 12 miles (estimate 35 minutes travel time) from downtown Chicago and our AMA location. Chicago Midway is accessible via the CTA Orange Line.
There is also shuttle transportation available, for a fee, from both airports, via GO Airport Express. Simply book a ride from their site for scheduled transportation to and from the airport.

Chicago taxi cabs and rideshare services such as Lyft and Uber are also widely available. Rates will vary depending on distance and time of day.

Nearby Hotels

L7 Chicago
225 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
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Loews Hotel
455 North Park Drive 
Chicago, IL 60601
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This link provides additional hotels in close proximity to the meeting center, Summit Chicago.

Nearby Landmarks & Attractions

  1. Navy Pier
  2. Skydeck Chicago
  3. Millennium Park
  4. Riverwalk
  5. Willis Tower
  6. Cloud Gate
  7. Lincoln Park Zoo
  8. Grant Park
  9. Chicago Theater