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Situational Leadership II Workshop

Specially developed for AMA by The Ken Blanchard Companies®

Does your organization lack passion, energy, self-reliance and drive?

If so, here’s your chance to create a motivating and engaging workplace where people develop and live up to their potential. 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. Get ready to know exactly what effective leaders do and practice the concrete tools you need to leap ahead.

Seminar Number: 02901

  • In a Classroom
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Individuals in leadership roles, including executives, managers at all levels, project managers, team leaders and supervisors.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 PDCs
 

If so, here’s your chance to create a motivating and engaging workplace where people develop and live up to their potential. 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. Get ready to know exactly what effective leaders do and practice the concrete tools you need to leap ahead.

  • Improve communication and become a more trusted and credible leader
  • Learn how to use situational leadership to achieve greater productivity by infusing energy, self-reliance and drive within your employees
  • Create a collaborative work environment to achieve faster sustainable results
  • Avoid the negative outcomes of oversupervision and undersupervision
  • Obtain a critical thinking process for analyzing, diagnosing and acting according to the situation
  • Increase your effectiveness in setting goals, providing clear direction, listening, observing, monitoring and giving feedback
  • Retain your most talented employees by being more responsive to their development needs

The Need and Value of Situational Leadership® II

  • Knowing your role as a Situational Leader, as a teacher, coach, mentor and influencer
  • Identifying the potential value of Situational Leadership® II
  • Practicing three skills and six conversations of Situational Leadership® II

Goal Setting— The First Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Recognizing the purpose and value of goals
  • Understanding and practicing crafting SMART Goals

Diagnosing— The Second Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Identifying the two components of diagnosing—competence and commitment
  • Understanding the collaborative nature of diagnosing
  • Practicing a method for resolving disagreements

Matching— The Third Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Identifying the four leadership styles and the two component behaviors—direction and support
  • Understanding the leadership behaviors associated with direction and support
  • Applying the process of matching leadership style to development level

Plan for Development

  • Identifying SLII® strengths and development areas
  • Transferring your learning from the workshop back to the job
  • Developing an action plan for becoming a Situational Leader
  • Practice…practice…practice

PRE-WORK REQUIRED
To fully participate in the class, please complete the Leader Behavior Analysis (LBAII) and the SLII Fitness Test, and download the SLII app onto your mobile device prior to attending the course (approximate completion time is 30–45 minutes).

POST-SEMINAR BONUS (app and online support)
Get the SLII® challenge and comprehensive tools to help reinforce your learning for one year.

Learning Objectives

  • Use a Common Vocabulary for Leadership
  • Understand Why There Is No One Best Leadership Style; Leadership Style Is Driven By the Situation
  • Employ the Three Skills of a Situational Leader: Goal Setting, Diagnosing, and Matching
  • Demonstrate the Six Conversations of a Situational Leader
  • Recognize and Experience the Positive Outcomes of Matching Leadership Style to the Situation
  • Avoid the Negative Outcomes of Oversupervision and Undersupervision
  • Create an Action Plan for Improving Your Situational Leadership Effectiveness

Introduction: The Need for and Value of Situational Leadership® II

  • Identify the Importance of Leadership and the Leader’s Role to Develop Others
  • Recognize the Impact of Ineffective Leadership
  • Recognize the Impact of Effective Leadership
  • Identify the Potential Value of Situational Leadership® II
  • Identify the Three Skills and Six Conversations of Situational Leadership® II
  • Identify the Schedule and Milestones of This Workshop

Goal Setting—The First Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Recognize the Purpose and Value of Goals
  • Understand the Characteristics of SMART Goals
  • Identify the Impact of a Lack of SMART Goals
  • Practice Crafting a SMART Goal
  • Take the First Step to Apply Situational Leadership® to a Real-World Situation

Diagnosing—The Second Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Define the Skill of Diagnosing
  • Identify the Two Components of Diagnosing: Competence and Commitment
  • Understand the Four Developmental Levels and Their Characteristics
  • Understand the Collaborative Nature of Diagnosing
  • Learn a Method for Resolving Disagreements About Development Level
  • Apply the Skill of Diagnosing to Your Real-World Situations

Matching—The Third Skill of a Situational Leader

  • Identify the Four Leadership Styles and the Two Component Behaviors: Direction and Support
  • Understand the Leadership Behaviors Associated with Direction and Support
  • Describe the Differences Between the Four Leadership Styles
  • Understand the Process of Matching Leadership Style to Development Level
  • Review and Interpret Your LBAII® Self
  • Experience the Impact of Matching and Mismatching

Applying Situational Leadership® II—Practicing and Refining Your Skills

  • Review and Refine Your Understanding of Development Levels and Leadership Styles
  • Know the Three Leader Choices and Implications of Oversupervise, Undersupervise, or Match
  • Practice Diagnosing and Recognizing Leadership Styles
  • Practice an Alignment Conversation
  • Know the Elements and Leadership Practices for Developing Others’ Competence and Commitment and Sustaining High Performance
  • Practice Select Leadership Style Conversations

Plan for Development

  • Identify SLII® Strengths and Development Areas
  • Identify Activities Required to Help Transfer Your Learning from the Workshop Back to the Job
  • Develop an Action Plan for Becoming a Situational Leader
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 12 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.

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

Classroom Schedule

12 Sessions Available

  • $2,445.00 Non Members
  • $2,195.00 AMA Members
  • $2,079.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-12-12 2019-12-13 Dec 12, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-12-16 2019-12-17 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-01-27 2020-01-28 Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 28, 2020 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2020-02-27 2020-02-28 Feb 27, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 2 Days CA Anaheim 92801 Anaheim Register Now

  2020-03-09 2020-03-10 Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-03-16 2020-03-17 Mar 16, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-04-23 2020-04-24 Apr 23, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2020-04-30 2020-05-01 Apr 30, 2020 - May 1, 2020 2 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2020-05-18 2020-05-19 May 18, 2020 - May 19, 2020 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-06-01 2020-06-02 Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 2, 2020 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-07-09 2020-07-10 Jul 9, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-08-13 2020-08-14 Aug 13, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

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