Moving from an Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader

Program Description

Seize this opportunity to anticipate, initiate and manage change.

Learn to become an innovator, a persuasive player and a champion of strategic change. This seminar gives you the right practice to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. You'll conduct SWOT analysis, leverage key prospects for strategic opportunities and inspire risk taking and innovation.

Make your mark. This training course gives you the skills to add value to your organization and move your team forward decisively.

How You Will Benefit

  • Inspire and direct your team to greater readiness and competitiveness
  • Use strategic thinking to add value to your organization by understanding the needs and expectations of your customers
  • Anticipate and innovate strategies to link strategic vision to core capabilities
  • Recognize opportunities to influence and create strategic alliances
  • Use strategic thinking to identify key strengths and weaknesses in your work group
  • Encourage and support risk taking and innovation at all levels
  • Develop persuasive skills to sell your strategic ideas

Who Should Attend

Managers with fewer than five years of management experience who want to move into a more strategic role.

Agenda

Developing and Balancing Operational and Strategic Management Skills

  • Establish a working definition of operational management
  • Explore the key attributes of today’s strategic leaders

Creating a Strategic Frame of Reference

  • Understand the key components of the strategic leadership model
  • Develop a strategic leader’s approach for your own work environment

Understanding Your Current Operational Mission: Your Team, Your Customers and Your Competitors

  • Strategic thinking: moving from a limited context to a broader view
  • Understand how to apply a SWOT analysis to your team
  • Create a mission statement defining the operational reality of your work group

Developing a Strategic Vision: Moving from What Is to What If

  • How to identify priority issues to create your strategic advantage
  • Encourage innovative solutions
  • Prepare a draft of a vision statement

Making Your Vision a Reality: Influencing Key Stakeholders

  • Develop their persuasive skills
  • Explore a range of options for influencing others

Your Personal Plan: Developing and Selling Your Vision of the Future

  • Communication strategies to sell your strategic plan
  • Conduct key conversations to encourage innovation and risk taking

Locations, Dates & Pricing

Pricing
# Location Date(s) List Member
0224200852

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
11/29/2017 - 12/20/2017 $2095 $1895 Register
0224200853

Lake Buena Vista FL

12/04/2017 - 12/05/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200854

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
12/14/2017 - 12/15/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200861

Los Angeles CA

01/25/2018 - 01/26/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200856

Chicago IL

Summit West
02/08/2018 - 02/09/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200858

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
02/15/2018 - 02/16/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200859

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
03/01/2018 - 03/02/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200855

New York NY

AMA New York Center
03/12/2018 - 03/13/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200860

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
03/26/2018 - 03/27/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200863

Dallas TX

04/02/2018 - 04/03/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0224200864

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
04/04/2018 - 04/25/2018 $2095 $1895 Register
0224200866

Chicago IL

Summit West
05/10/2018 - 05/11/2018 $2195 $1995 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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  • Seminar Number:

    02242

  • Length:

    2 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:


    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • CEU Credits:

    1.2

  • PHR Credits:

    12.0

  • SPHR Credits:

    12.0

  • PDCS Credits:

    12.0

  • 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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