AMA continues its thought leadership series, Ask the Experts, with a practical and timely exploration of virtual communication topics essential for every business professional in these changing times. In these free webcasts, communication experts from our AMA faculty will address vital insights, strategies, and skills to help you and your team communicate more effectively and productively—so you can successfully adapt to the new realities of doing business.
Upcoming Live Events
Each webcast will also be available on demand after its initial airing.
How to Successfully Communicate Change
September 16, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Explore expert perspectives on the best and most effective ways to communicate change virtually—and its implications for remote workers. The discussion will focus on developing a change communication plan, avoiding pushback, and much more.
How to Effectively Present Virtually
September 30, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Gain expert insights on the unique skills that professionals need for successful virtual presentations, as well as best practices for planning the presentation and making it as impactful as possible.
Having Difficult Conversations in a Virtual Setting
October 28, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Acquire practical strategies and insights to help you prepare for difficult virtual conversations—and overcome the unique challenges you may be confronted with when having these types of discussions in a virtual realm.
How to Build Trust When Your Team Is Dispersed
November 11, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Explore why it’s essential to your virtual team’s success to create an atmosphere of trust, and how to go about establishing trust so that it becomes second nature to all team members.
How to Choose the Best Tech for Your Message
December 2, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Learn about different kinds of technology that are suitable for virtual teams, how to choose the best modality depending on the message you wish to convey, and much more.
Virtual Communication Best Practices Panel Discussion
December 16, 2020 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Hear from several leading experts as they discuss the unique challenges of communicating virtually, what types of special skills you must have for success, and essential best practices for effective virtual communication.
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The Essential Guide to Communicating With Tact & Credibility
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What Managers Need to Know About Virtual Communication
Communicating Effectively in a Virtual Environment, the fourth installment of AMA’s Online Management Series featured educator, executive coach, and trainer Susan Mason. The discussion was a particularly timely one since so many organizations’ teams are now working and communicating virtually, but do not necessarily have all the skills they need for maximum effectiveness.