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Who should attend
Leaders at all levels who want proven-in-action techniques to refine and strengthen their skills for impactful results
About the course
Be unstoppable. Winning leadership habits can be yours with the right skills and practice.
Get set to immerse yourself in an intensive learn-by-practicing leadership course to help you transform into an incredible business leader. From insights on how to build commitment to leading change and developing an agile mindset, this program gives you the skills and know-how to expertly handle challenges and implement your vision for success. You’ll then engage in a capstone activity to help you tie all concepts together and apply them in a real-life scenario.
Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.
How You Will Benefit
- Craft your own leadership “IT Factor”
- Build respected leadership qualities and refine your authentic leadership voice
- Inspire engagement and commitment that fuel excellence
- Become a leading agent of transformative change
- Take the courageous path to create a vision and direction for others to pursue
- Develop agility and resilience to evolve and thrive
- Propel your people toward greater passion, performance and profit
- Build a culture of respect, trust and high performance that inspires excellence at all levels
What You Will Cover
Becoming a Powerful Leader
- Define leadership
- Recognize the competencies of effective leaders
- Create a vision, mission and values statement (strategic direction)
Identifying Yourself as a Leader
- Assess your own leadership style
- Identify different communication patterns
- Encompass and project executive presence
- Identify characteristics of a credible leader
- Establish credibility and authenticity with others
- Recognize the factors that impact trust
Building Engagement and Commitment
- Build a team culture around trust
- Motivate and engage
- Coach to drive performance (AMA GUIDE Model)
- Identify areas of development for individuals and teams to improve performance
Setting Direction Through Strategic Leadership
- Understand strategic thinking for leaders
- Utilize business analysis to create your strategic plan
- Build a strategic plan to align with your vision and the business
- Communicate strategic direction with stakeholders
- Craft messages to champion change
- Identify techniques for building consensus in anticipation of resistance
- Describe how to secure commitment and cooperation through change initiatives
Navigating Organizational Politics
- Build power and influence
- Describe and apply nine different influence strategies
- Differentiate between good politics and bad politics
- Explain why leaders must understand and participate in organizational politics
- Describe how leaders develop and advance their leadership agenda
- Explain strategies for getting others to support your agenda
- Cope with and survive the agendas of adversaries
Building an Agile and Resilient Mindset
- Contrast agile and resilient organizations with traditional organizations
- Improve agility and resilience in your organization
- Motivate others toward agile and resilient mindsets and behaviors
- Further develop your personal agility and resilience
Build Your Leadership Brand Capstone
Tie it all together. Apply the skills from the program to a real-life scenario that you can take back to work.
- Create vision, mission and values
- Build strategic plan using business analysis skills
- Communicate your plan and combat resistance through influence
- Present with a powerful presence that conveys credibility and trust
- Review presentations at end of program
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.