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Utilizing a structured problem-solving model, application and skills practice, they will gain the knowledge and tools they need to effectively apply critical thinking to business decision making. Executives, directors, managers, team leaders and other business professionals who are required to apply critical thinking to handling both daily and “big picture” issues and challenges. Note: Before attending this session, you will receive a link to the online "My Thinking Styles" assessment.

 

Today, most organizations expect all their staff to have leadership and management skills in order to set your own priorities. In addition, administrative staff must have skills to manage all contacts, create, store and retrieve documents, plus a broad variety of other skills. Seasoned administrative professionals, including executive secretaries, administrative assistants, secretaries or other members of the administrative support staff who are striving to refine their management skills in ...

 

Analytical thinking and problem solving are foundational thinking skills that involve breaking things down into their component parts. They also involve deductive reasoning, drawing conclusions from givens and applying judgments to reach conclusions from a combination of evidence and assumptions. This seminar introduces you to fundamental thinking processes so that you can successfully analyze and solve a wide variety of business problems.

 

This indispensable course explores the contributions of good requirements development in an agile environment and equips business analysts with the critical thinking, analytical skills, and necessary people skills they need to add value to every agile project. Business customer, user or partner, Project Sponsor or Project Owner, Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Systems Architect or Designer, Systems or Application Developer, QA Professional, ...

 

Specially developed for AMA by The Ken Blanchard Companies® (and delivered by AMA expert faculty), the Situational Leadership® II Workshop will help you apply the most comprehensive, tangible and useful model of leadership available. Individuals in leadership roles, including executives, managers at all levels, project managers, team leaders and supervisors. PRE-WORK REQUIRED To fully participate in the class, please complete the Leader Behavior Analysis (LBAII) and the SLII Fitness Test, ...

 

Whether you’re an IT professional, engineer, scientist, or researcher, communicating with others—both technical and nontechnical professionals—is an essential part of the job. This seminar will give you the interpersonal and communication tools you need to ensure mutual clarity and understanding when dealing with others, so you can maximize all your business interactions and achieve your critical goals. All technical and IT professionals who need to develop the interpersonal and ...

 

Do they have what it takes to step up to the plate to lead, work in teams and juggle new assignments with their current responsibilities? In this seminar, your employees will identify and master the competencies for exceeding present role expectations (analytic thinking, problem solving, and coaching/feedback seeking) as the foundation on which to achieve performance excellence. Upon completion, they’ll possess the skills they need to take on new challenges and grow within the organization.

 

It’s a whole new world of work, and interpersonal skills are key. That’s why interpersonal skills are so critical to one's effectiveness as a manager. Managers, team leaders and supervisors who want to maximize their positive impact on others through effective interpersonal skills.

 

Mastering the techniques of meeting facilitation will give your staff the ability to direct meetings that reduce frustration and produce results. They’ll use the key facilitation skills of observation, diagnosis and intervention. Utilize dynamic analysis to observe forces outside their control and create positive interventions and gain the skills to manage content, process and structure to conduct more efficient meetings.

 

Do you put off business conversations or are you able to work through issues with confidence and empathy? After assessing your present communication style, you’ll practice shaping engaging, clear and effective business conversations through real-world scenarios. Managers, supervisors, team leaders and business professionals at all levels who wish to have more effective business conversations.

 

Use their performance skills, sense of humor and personality to make presentations theirs. And master powerful tools and techniques to move the audience in every presentation or public speaking opportunity. This seminar is recommended for every executive with some prior public speaking experience who must speak in front of groups, make presentations, sell ideas to others or face cameras and microphones.

 

How well you communicate can make or break your professional image. Even when it does, such communication can easily be derailed by emotions and conflicts. This seminar will teach your staff how to choose and use the most appropriate words and emotional tone for every business interaction. They will gain insights into their communication style and the styles of others, while building skills to clearly and effectively receive and transmit information, ideas, thoughts, feelings and needs.

 

Are your employees soon to face challenges that will test their solid management skills? Prepare them for the unexpected with enhanced confidence and problem solving skills. They'll role-play real-life sticky situations that put them to the test: team dysfunction, mediation between difficult employees and coping and working through 'survivor' shock from layoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Managers and supervisors with three to five years of experience, process and production supervisors and ...

 

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Edition 4.0 program is based on the teachings of Dr. Stephen R. Covey. The seven habits of highly effective people are at the heart of team, organizational, and personal effectiveness. The new 7 habits seminar by AMA includes even more tools and processes to help you live and apply the 7 Habits, including more than 30 new, world-class videos, a new Living the 7 Habits mobile app, new Skill and Practice cards with 20 new 7 Habits practices, ...

 

This seminar will help you learn how to strengthen your strategic thinking skills and encourage it in others. Through case studies and practical thinking exercises, you’ll stimulate your strategic thinking, learn to recognize patterns that impact strategy, and enhance your abilities to generate new insights and ideas. Individual contributors, managers, directors and other leaders who need strategic thinking skills to gain better business insights and identify trends that can contribute to a...

 

Do your team members have a strategic mind-set about their roles today…going forward? Today’s fast-changing business environment requires the role of strategic leader be expanded beyond the executive suite. 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.

 

Almost anyone can be called upon to act as an internal consultant. Whether it's a process that needs fixing, a chance to collaborate on a new product, or an opportunity to save the company money, anyone can position themselves and earn respect by solving problems effectively. In this workshop, participants will discover how to develop a consulting mindset, analyze their organization's culture, and apply the right change solutions using dynamic problem-solving skills.

 

Career readiness and employability skills have become an increasingly critical factor in deciding who “gets in and stays in”—and who doesn’t. Unfortunately, a lack of basic knowledge about business standards, as well as inadequate communication skills, are commonly seen in aspiring professionals. Participants will discuss and practice the most crucial workplace readiness skills employers seek in new hires, including expected soft skills, personal branding and business etiquette. Take ...

 

The 7 Habits® can not only help you to better manage yourself, but learn to lead others and unleash team potential. All course faculty are trained experts in FranklinCovey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® curriculum. Dr. Stephen R. Covey is a globally respected leadership authority. His international bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, was named one of the 10 most influential management books ever by Forbes magazine.

 

With this two day seminar, your staff will zoom to a whole new level of competence through accelerated learning skills, advanced memory/recall methods and increased reading comprehension techniques. They’ll recognize and stop procrastination, minimize interruptions and prioritize time and activities. Your administrative staff will improve their mental focus and gain the necessary skills to control their workday in today's chaotic business environment.

AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.