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6 Managerial Skills that will make you indispensable

Let's face it—what's trending now is constant change, added responsibilities as a manager and rising expectations. To stay alive, you have to increase your flexibility, expand your management skills and close gaps. You need to become a multidimensional go-to person. In short, you must invest in yourself and your people.

AMA's list of the 6 key management seminars

People attend AMA’s management seminars because they're ready to make changes. Changes will ultimately deliver the results needed for superior performance. AMA has more than 90 years of experience training hundreds of thousands of managers and leaders to excel in their roles.

AMA has identified this list of 6 critical manager skill sets...core competencies that are crucial to your success.


To set priorities, delegate, motivate and develop your people, coach them to become top performers and communicate objectives and goals.

Gain the core management skills you need to succeed!

2. COMMUNICATION SKILLSSeminars View Courses »
To get your point across, create a compelling presentation to support your goals and get buy-in for ideas, inspire others to achieve better results and demonstrate emotional intelligence.

Be a consistently professional communicator—even in difficult circumstances.

3. COLLABORATION SKILLSSeminars View Courses »
So you can value and celebrate differences, build rapport, form alliances and negotiate effectively.

Developing a collaborative style to enhance team commitment and individual performance.

4. CRITICAL THINKING SKILLSSeminars View Courses »
To approach problem solving logically, research options, avoid biases and focus on meaningful data to draw the right conclusions—even under pressure.

Develop clear and more effective thinking in business.

5. FINANCE SKILLS Seminars View Courses »
To weigh the dollars-and-cents implications of your decisions—including the ability to build a sound budget and formulate reasonable forecasts.

Get the basic skills you need to accurately
predict revenues and costs.

6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS Seminars View Courses »
To grasp the scope and objectives of projects, recognize the roles and responsibilities of others, and use PM tools to stay on track and become an effective member of a cross-functional team.

Build a social foundation of project management knowledge, techniques and tools in this hands-on workshop that covers the entire project life cycle.