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Critical thinking is the ability to correctly understand information, a situation, or problem from different perspectives in order to suggest or take the best possible action. In 21st century business, it's truly an essential skill for success—and a proven way to distinguish yourself and your organizational contributions. Utilizing models, application, and live-skills practice right at your desktop, this seminar provides you with the knowledge and tools you need to apply critical thinking ...

 

• Effectively manage changing responsibilities • Communicate and negotiate with confidence • Apply management and leadership skills to achieve continuous improvement The support you provide as an administrative professional is vital to your organization’s ability to achieve its goals and objectives. Today, most senior managers expect you to have leadership and management skills in order to set your own administrative priorities. Experienced administrative professionals, including ...

 

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 ...

 

Your role as a facilitator demands exceptional interpersonal skills, keen observation, insight and tact. This course provides maximum practice, group interaction and feedback as you explore your role as a facilitator in a variety of group situations. This program is a basic course for managers who must facilitate results in meetings, group work or project teams, managers who have groups under their direction, as well as managers who work as internal consultants.

 

Do you have what it takes to step up to the plate to lead, work in teams and juggle new assignments with your current responsibilities? In this career development course, you will lay the foundation to achieve good performance now and integrate additional skills to exceed present role expectations. Those interested in professional development training and getting the skills to improve their performance and growth within their organization should attend this course.

 

It’s a whole new world of work, and interpersonal skills are key. Managers, team leaders and supervisors who want to maximize their positive impact on others through effective interpersonal skills. This interpersonal communication course gives you three days of solid learn-by-doing training to sharpen your skills with superiors, peers and subordinates.

 

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.

 

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. You will gain insights into your 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, ...

 

From presentations to public speeches, your effectiveness as an executive and future career hinge on your ability to step up to the podium, command attention and transform every presentation into a credible and compelling communication. Gain confidence as you learn by doing, and turn your next speech or presentation into a rewarding experience. AMA’s public speaking classes are perfect for Executives with some prior public speaking experience who must speak in front of groups, make ...

 

Get set to step up and become a "conscious communicator." Develop self-awareness, analyze situations, and consciously select and use productive communication strategies. You’ll find your relationship style, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and master the winning tactics to work harmoniously to achieve your goals. This workshop is designed for people who want to build better work relationships, maximize impact, increase productivity, and drive results by applying effective ...

 

When making decisions, how do you assess the credibility of information? In this course, you’ll learn the basics to implement a process for data analysis that ensures you’re focusing on the most critical information, involving the right people, and conveying your message in terms your audiences will understand. Business professionals who want to learn basic analytical skills to conduct research and perform analysis to help them make more informed and evidence-based decisions.

 

You'll conduct SWOT analysis, leverage key prospects for strategic opportunities and inspire risk taking and innovation. This Seminar Features Blended Learning. 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 ...

 

Before attending, you will receive The 7 Habits for Managers Warm-Up, which should be completed and brought to the seminar. 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.

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.