Developing Executive Leadership

Program Description

Join millions of team leaders who have trusted the expert faculty at AMA for their executive leadership training needs.

When you have to wonder about your organization's future every day of every work week, it's vital to be well equipped to optimize your company's performance—as well as your own career—with executive leadership training. To exhibit real executive leadership skills in business, you must be a visionary, a trailblazer, a strategist, a communicator, a coach, a diplomat and a politician. The world's most successful leaders are able to focus on the big picture and uphold high standards while wearing many hats.

This intensive three-day executive leadership training program combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective executive leadership.

How You Will Benefit

  • Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision and guides your entire team toward greater performance and profit
  • Gain insights into the key executive leadership skills and techniques you need to create a winning strategy
  • Learn what real “coaching” consists of and how to build an extraordinary team that works together to deliver results
  • Develop heightened “emotional intelligence” for greater professional achievement and satisfaction
  • Identify the characteristics of effective leadership and the most common saboteur
  • Develop an executive leadership style that adapts to the person and situation
  • Improve performance through empowerment and effective delegation
  • Clearly communicate mission, vision and value statements
  • Build a cohesive unit that performs well in all situations
  • Apply executive leadership training to continue your growth as a leader through a self-development plan

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed to provide executive leadership training for team leaders, ranging from midlevel managers to executives, who lead others with managerial responsibility. It will benefit executives who require strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.


Understanding Today’s Executive Leadership Expectations

  • Examining your executive leadership challenges
  • Exploring the fundamental concepts of executive leadership
  • The four-factor model of effective executive leadership
  • Differentiating between leadership and management
  • Identifying the executive leadership requirements for the 21st century

Leadership with the Head: Exploring the Strategic Elements of Executive Leadership

  • Defining mission, vision and values
  • Focusing on the “big picture” when building the culture
  • The importance of planning and prioritizing in day-to-day activities
  • Taking the time to focus on envisioning the future
  • How a personal vision statement helps you achieve your organizational vision

Leadership with the Hands: Understanding and Appreciating Situational Leadership® II, the Art of Influencing Others

  • How to develop people, value differences and encourage honest communication
  • Developing your leadership style to gain commitment from your employees
  • Matching your leadership style to your employees’ developmental needs

Leadership with the Feet: Personal Values and Ethics at Work

  • Understanding the challenges you face—and the various ways you can manage them
  • Creating a culture of trusting relationships
  • How individualized “passionate purpose” provides a context for consistency and credibility

Leadership with the Heart: Practicing Ways to Communicate

  • Executive leadership techniques for enhancing pride in the work and the organization
  • Motivating the workforce: three elements that ensure increased job satisfaction and productivity
  • Examining the role of “emotional intelligence” in successful executive leadership
  • Assessing your “emotional intelligence”: your strengths and areas that need development

Creating an Executive Leadership Development Plan

  • Developing a plan based on your goals and your organization's strategy

Locations, Dates & Pricing

# Location Date(s) List Member

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
02/21/2018 - 02/23/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Boston MA

03/05/2018 - 03/07/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
03/12/2018 - 03/14/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
03/19/2018 - 03/21/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
03/28/2018 - 03/30/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
04/02/2018 - 04/04/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Denver CO

04/04/2018 - 04/06/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
04/11/2018 - 04/13/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Las Vegas NV

04/16/2018 - 04/18/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Chicago IL

Summit West
04/18/2018 - 04/20/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Dallas TX

04/23/2018 - 04/25/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Seattle WA

05/02/2018 - 05/04/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Philadelphia PA

05/07/2018 - 05/09/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Scottsdale AZ

05/09/2018 - 05/11/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
05/16/2018 - 05/18/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

St Pete Beach FL

05/21/2018 - 05/23/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
06/04/2018 - 06/06/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
06/04/2018 - 06/13/2018 $2545 $2295 Register

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
06/11/2018 - 06/13/2018 $2645 $2395 Register

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
06/13/2018 - 06/15/2018 $2645 $2395 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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    3 Day(s)

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    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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    Lunch is on your own.

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

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