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FIRESIDE CHAT: Responding to a Need—The Women’s Leadership Certificate Program

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Date of Event: September 20, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Eastern Time
Fee: Complimentary
Meeting Number: 17976-00001
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Take a deeper dive into the career and organizational needs behind AMA’s new Women’s Leadership Certificate Program with Lauren McNally of the AMA Women’s Leadership Center and Ann Evanston, the course developer. They’ll discuss feedback that professional women have shared in surveys and at learning events, indicating there are still organizational obstacles they encounter despite having demonstrated leadership skills.

Discover why conviction and courage are integral to leadership development, and how this course addresses that need, as well as specific reasons this certificate program offers skills and knowledge not typically covered in other leadership courses.

What You Will Learn

Learn how this unique program provides:
  • A more holistic approach to leadership skill development compared with similar programs
  • Insights into why both skills and a strong leadership voice are essential to demonstrating the value you can add to your organization
  • Strategies for advancement through relationship building and strategic negotiation
  • An opportunity to network and explore comprehensive leadership skills in a supportive environment with like-minded women

About the Presenters

Evanston, Ann Ann Evanston, MA, is a social psychologist who has taken her networking strategies and tactics and applied them in person and online with great success. Over the last year and a half, she has received a book series deal, speaking engagements, and over $50,000 in business through social networking. She is ranked #2 of top influencers in the San Francisco Bay area on Twitter, and has over one million Google-able hits. This has been all due to social media. Her success comes from understanding the social psychology of networking online, a point many people miss. For more information, visit : http://www.warrior-preneur.com/ ... or follow her on Twitter: @AnnEvanston.

Lauren McNally is Director, AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center, where she oversees the strategic direction of WLC Membership and corporate initiatives. This includes content vision, event planning and marketing strategies. Lauren developed AMA’s first Membership for women, building a comprehensive benefits program for professionals to support their advancement in the workplace. Membership was built for both individuals and corporations, with the ability to scale and support women’s initiatives of any size globally. With 13 years of creative and marketing experience, Lauren also leads AMA’s creative department and email channel.

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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.

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