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Taking On Greater Responsibility: Step-Up Skills for Non-Managers

Gaining new skills is the first step to meeting new job demands!

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? What about having a "can-do" attitude that prepares you for additional growth? Now you can acquire new skills and prepare to make a positive difference at work. In this career development course, you will lay the foundation to achieve good performance now and integrate additional skills to exceed present role expectations. You will develop a customized approach to think strategically, to solve problems and to make sound decisions so you can adapt to change and grab new opportunities.

Seminar Number: 02132

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Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Those interested in professional development training and getting the skills to improve their performance and growth within their organization should attend this course.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 PDU
 

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? What about having a "can-do" attitude that prepares you for additional growth?

Now you can acquire new skills and prepare to make a positive difference at work. In this career development course, you will lay the foundation to achieve good performance now and integrate additional skills to exceed present role expectations. You will develop a customized approach to think strategically, to solve problems and to make sound decisions so you can adapt to change and grab new opportunities.

  • Feel confident when asked to "step up to the plate" with new projects outside your regular work activities
  • Take your skills and potential to new heights with proven-in-action, "get-ahead" career development strategies
  • Understand your role in today's new workplace...and gain the new skills and competencies required for success
  • Meet the rising pressure of tight budgets and lean organizations
  • Map out a plan of action to enhance your efficiency and career development potential

Identifying and Assessing Your Strengths/Liabilities in the Five Key Skill Areas

  • Discovering the must-have skills to help you get and stay competitive
  • Identifying barriers that could be holding you back

First Key to Success: Being Business Smarts and Savvy

  • Identifying ways to support your organization’s mission, vision and strategy
  • Monitoring internal/external factors and trends that impact your business operations
  • Positioning yourself as an indispensable asset with valuable insights and skills

Second Key to Success: Communicating Strategically

  • Flexing your communication style to achieve more productive business outcomes
  • Developing, communicating and projecting a winning personal “brand”
  • Positively propelling yourself forward by applying strategic communication skills

Third Key to Success: Managing Change

  • Developing resiliency in a constantly changing workplace
  • Adjusting and practicing coping strategies to adapt and thrive in a vigorous and changing work environment
  • Crafting your unique “brand” to project a proactive, can-do attitude

Fourth Key to Success: Working in Teams

  • Identifying your various roles when working in different teams
  • Acquiring the skills to deal with group tensions, participation, and productivity
  • Using analytic thinking, communication and decision-making skills to increase team productivity

Fifth Key to Success: Managing Time

  • Taking personal responsibility for time management
  • Using technology solutions to get more work done in less time
  • Practicing communication skills to tactfully say “no” to help you manage your work flow

Planning for Greater Responsibility

  • Confidently presenting a coherent plan using your performance goals 
  • Creating a plan to work more collaboratively with your manager to take on new responsibilities  

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate Confidence When Asked to “Step Up” to Opportunities on New Projects Outside Your Regular Work Activities
  • Apply the Skills Required to Advance to the Next Step of Your Career
  • Map Out a Plan of Action to Enhance Productivity and Career Developmental Potential

Self-Development to Take on Greater Responsibility

  • Identify the Importance of Self-Development as Critical to Upward Mobility
  • Identify the Five Key Areas for Success in Taking on Greater Responsibility
  • Assess Skill Level in the Five Key Areas for Taking on Greater Responsibility

Being Business Smart and Savvy

  • Define Business “Savvy” and Discover the Impact of the Current Economic Environment on Organizations
  • Define Your Organization’s Mission, Vision, and Strategy
  • Articulate Your Role as a High-Level Contributor in the Process of Achieving Strategic Results for Your Organization
  • Identify Business Trends That Will Allow You to Create Value-Added Contributions at Work

Communicating Strategically

  • Identify Your Communication Style
  • Apply Skills to Flex to Other’s Communication Preferences
  • Develop and Communicate a Strong Personal Brand

Managing Change

  • Discuss Common Reasons for Resisting Change, and Identify Strategies for Remaining Resilient
  • Identify a Managing Change Model and Transformational Strategies
  • Develop a Brand That Projects a Proactive Change Attitude Brand

Working in Teams

  • Identify the Roles You Can and Should Bring into Each Team Encounter
  • Analyze When and How to Use Team Roles to Promote Team Productivity
  • Synthesize Analytic Thinking, Communication, and Decision-Making Skills in the Team Problem-Solving Setting

Managing Time

  • Identify and Take Responsibility for Time Management Strategies
  • Create a Working Environment That Utilizes Technology Solutions to Get More Done in Less Time
  • Utilize Communication Skills with Time Management Needs to Tactfully Say “No” and Control Work Flow

Preparing the Plan for Greater Responsibility

  • Synthesize Strategic Development and Performance Goals into a Coherent Plan for Application of Skills at Work
  • Synthesize Strategic Development and Performance Goals into a Coherent Presentation
  • Present Your Strategic Development and Performance Plan for Feedback
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American Management Association (AMA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). AMA complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, AMA is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Talent Triangle PDUs

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

Classroom Schedule

22 Sessions Available

  • $2,195.00 Non Members
  • $1,995.00 AMA Members
  • $1,669.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-05-06 2019-05-07 May 6, 2019 - May 7, 2019 2 Days TX Dallas 75001-3505 Dallas Register Now

  2019-05-20 2019-05-21 May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019 2 Days PA Philadelphia 19019 Philadelphia Register Now

  2019-06-13 2019-06-14 Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 14, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-06-20 2019-06-21 Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-06-27 2019-06-28 Jun 27, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-07-15 2019-07-16 Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 16, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-07-25 2019-07-26 Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-08-08 2019-08-09 Aug 8, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-08-19 2019-08-20 Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-09-09 2019-09-10 Sep 9, 2019 - Sep 10, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-09-16 2019-09-17 Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 17, 2019 2 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2019-09-23 2019-09-24 Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019 2 Days CA Anaheim 92801 Anaheim Register Now

  2019-10-10 2019-10-11 Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 11, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-10-17 2019-10-18 Oct 17, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019 2 Days TX Houston 77001 Houston Register Now

  2019-10-24 2019-10-25 Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-11-04 2019-11-05 Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 5, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-11-04 2019-11-05 Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 5, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-11-11 2019-11-12 Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 12, 2019 2 Days PA Philadelphia 19019 Philadelphia Register Now

  2019-12-02 2019-12-03 Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 3, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-12-05 2019-12-06 Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 6, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-12-16 2019-12-17 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-01-23 2020-01-24 Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 2 Days TX Austin 73301 Austin Register Now

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