Taking on Greater Responsibility: Step-up Skills for Nonmanagers

Program Description

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 seminar, 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.

How You Will Benefit

  • 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

Who Should Attend

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


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  

Locations, Dates & Pricing

# Location Date(s) List Member

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
12/14/2015 - 12/15/2015 $1795 $1595 Register

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
02/08/2016 - 02/09/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
02/25/2016 - 02/26/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Chicago IL

Summit West
03/03/2016 - 03/04/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Dallas TX

Crowne Plaza North Dallas
03/10/2016 - 03/11/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
04/11/2016 - 04/12/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
04/28/2016 - 04/29/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
05/23/2016 - 05/24/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Chicago IL

Summit West
06/02/2016 - 06/03/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
06/16/2016 - 06/17/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
07/14/2016 - 07/15/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Philadelphia PA

07/25/2016 - 07/26/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
08/11/2016 - 08/12/2016 $1795 $1595 Register

Prices are subject to change without notice. Discounts apply for groups of three or more people. Call for details. Federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars.

If this course or the dates/locations listed do not have what you are looking for, then contact us and we will find it for you right away. It will save you a lot of time and energy finding it yourself.

AMA's Main Conference Centers

Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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Program Details

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  • Length:

    2 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:

    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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