Making the Transition to Management

Program Description

Get the necessary traing to gain the foundation for a new career!

Your former peers are now your direct reports. Do you know how to adopt the mindset of a manager, let go of your previous role and get work done through others? Can you communicate your priorities to your team? Or set mutual goals so you can increase productivity?

This basic training for managers provides you with easy-to-apply tools needed to make a successful transition into your new role. In just two days you will master the practical basic management know-how—and gain the confidence you want—to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate, and communicate in order to be an effective new manager.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand your new managerial responsibilities—and make a quick, effective transition to your new role
  • Establish credibility and effective work styles
  • Build alliances with peer managers
  • Master the basic management concepts of coaching, communication, motivation, delegation, and performance management
  • Practice your listening and feedback skills
  • Become an effective member of the management team

Who Should Attend

Newly appointed or prospective managers with less than one year of management experience who are interested in mastering basic management skills.


    • Adopting a new manager mindset
    • Knowing the expectations of your boss, subordinates, peers, and clients
    • Understanding the business, yourself, and others
    • Building effective relationships
    • Identifying communication approaches to flex with different styles and situations
    • Using a structured approach to plan and organize work
    • Setting SMART goals and initiatives
    • Getting an overview of delegation techniques, knowledge, and attitudes
    • Applying methods for setting priorities
    • Creating solutions to management challenges

    Locations, Dates & Pricing

    # Location Date(s) List Member

    Arlington VA

    AMA Washington Area Center
    02/26/2018 - 02/27/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    San Francisco CA

    03/01/2018 - 03/02/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Lake Buena Vista FL

    03/12/2018 - 03/13/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Boston MA

    03/19/2018 - 03/20/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    New York NY

    AMA New York Center
    03/29/2018 - 03/30/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    New York NY

    AMA New York Center
    04/12/2018 - 04/13/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Los Angeles CA

    04/16/2018 - 04/17/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Chicago IL

    Summit West
    04/23/2018 - 04/24/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Atlanta GA

    AMA Atlanta Center
    05/07/2018 - 05/08/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Arlington VA

    AMA Washington Area Center
    05/10/2018 - 05/11/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    New York NY

    AMA New York Center
    05/17/2018 - 05/18/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    San Francisco CA

    AMA San Francisco Center
    05/21/2018 - 05/22/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Chicago IL

    Summit West
    06/04/2018 - 06/05/2018 $2095 $1895 Register

    Houston TX

    06/18/2018 - 06/19/2018 $2095 $1895 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.

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    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.

    • CEU Credits:


    • 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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