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    • 10/21/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Experience a day of networking and skill building to advance your career

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    This all-new, live virtual event can make a profound impact on your future. It’s designed to offer you a safe and supportive virtual space where you can interact with and learn from other women facing similar career challenges. Here’s what you can expect during this dynamic, online 1-day experience:

    Facilitated virtual networking and team-building.

    • Experience highly interactive and dynamic activities including virtual breakout groups
    • Interact with participants while discussing unique challenges women face—and solutions
    • Learn best practices for building your internal and external network, and the benefits of doing so

    Invaluable career advice from a facilitated keynote discussion.

    • Gain important insights about how to succeed in a male-dominated work environment
    • Hear life and career successes and failures, as well as lessons learned
    • Get answers to your most pressing career questions

    Expert-led, interactive 3-hour workshop, Executive Presence for Women: Communicating with Confidence.

    • Learn how body language and verbal behaviors affect your image as a leader
    • Recognize how small changes can improve your ability to be perceived as powerful
    • Use your verbal and body language in appropriate ways to increase your influence
    • Understand how powerful leaders vary and balance their verbal and body language depending on the circumstances
    • Learn how to project confidence in any business situation

    This event is filled with stimulating discussion and empowering exercises, plus virtual opportunities to build new relationships as you gain insights and ideas from women going through similar challenges. We urge you not to miss out on this exciting 1-day live online workshop that participants have called a "life-changing experience" and "the best workshop I have ever taken."

    Special Women's Leadership Center Member Rate: $995

    Special Feature

    • Participate as a team! Ask about special group rates for 5 or more virtual workshop participants. Call 800.262.9699.
    • To schedule this live online event privately for your team, division or organization, call 877.880.0264.

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    How You Will Benefit:

    • Explore current issues affecting women in the workplace, including the impact of “the new normal”
    • Learn how your communication skills must adapt to new virtual ways of working
    • Recognize how small changes can improve your ability to be perceived as powerful
    • Identify skills and positions that are increasingly important for women in business
    • Consider diverse work environments and organizational structures to help you determine the best fit for your work and lifestyle
    • Take stock of the key elements you need to consider when carving out your path to success


    • 11/05/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Emotional Intelligence is critical to handle difficult situations efficiently.

    More and more we are all having to handle difficult situations and difficult conversations that we have never had to handle before. Handling these situations is in fact, difficult. With the right strategies and using emotional intelligence, you can make difficult situations manageable, have productive conversations, and improve outcomes.

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    How You Will Benefit

    • Review the role of emotional intelligence in managing difficult times
    • Identify how to prepare for difficult conversations using an easy to follow process
    • Learn how empathy can help to manage emotions
    • Understand how to deliver feedback and constructive criticism effectively

    Who Should Attend

    Team leads, Managers, Leaders, and all professionals who are looking to use emotional intelligence strategies to manage difficult situations and difficult conversations.

    About the Presenters

    Dorothy Deming is the director of education, content and operations at American Management Association. She joined AMA in 2012 and currently leads the content development strategy for AMA and manages the learning solutions team. Dorothy has collaborated with clients and organizations to develop and implement high-impact learning solutions that drive results. She has managed and developed learning curriculums for numerous global individuals and organizations. Dorothy has a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Baruch College.

    Lauren McNally is the director of the American Management Association’s Women’s Leadership Center (WLC), leading content, membership, events and corporate initiatives. She is energized by supporting organizations that are working to develop women for future advancement through community and meaningful education. Lauren speaks on topics for women and diversity and inclusion through WLC, Training.com, HR.com and ATD conferences and virtual events. Prior to coming to AMA, McNally led marketing efforts for the National Association of Professional Women and Professional Diversity Network.

    • 11/05/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Learn how to handle yourself in just about any situation!

    Are you afraid to speak up in meetings? Unsure of how to express your ideas with the same confidence you see in others?

    Don’t miss this opportunity to discover powerful assertiveness techniques you can use every day, everywhere. You'll learn how to send the right signals so you get the right responses. How to overcome obstacles to assertiveness to get what you want. And how to command respect and get things done.

    NOTE: A headset with microphone is required to attend and participate in this program. For more information, view the FAQ page.

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    What You Will Cover

    • Negotiating the fine line between passive, assertive and aggressive behaviors
    • Pinpointing reasons why it can be challenging for women to speak up
    • Six assertive communication techniques that map to any situation, office culture or personality type
    • The delicate art of saying “no” – and how pushing back strategically can actually raise your stock
    • Countering put-down statements – and neutralizing their likelihood in the future
    • Finding your voice and building an assertive style of your own
    • Real-world scenarios and go-to statements to put theory into practice effortlessly

    Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF


    • 11/09/2020
    • 2:00 PM (EST)
    • 11/18/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Virual

    Speak out with confidence—Become an Assertive Business Woman.

    In today's ever changing business environment it is vital for women to have an assertive voice in business. Assertiveness techniques, when used effectively, can enhance almost every aspect of your job and life — Knowing which tools and techniques to use, and how and when to use them, is critical. AMA’s assertiveness training for women is a 3-day seminar that addresses the unique challenges women face in business and provides them with the assertiveness techniques essential for survival and advancement in their industry. With these skills, women can feel secure that they are sending the right signals that elicit the right responses. They will help you command respect while being respectful and handle almost any situation you’re likely to encounter without seeming overbearing.

    AMA's assertiveness training for women gives you the opportunity to practice fundamental assertiveness skills and to share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. You’ll assess your leadership style and then apply the new skills and tools you learn directly to one of your own challenges, receive feedback, and refine your skills through videotaped practice. Return to work with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness your position demands.

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    How You Will Benefit:

    • Recognize the characteristics of the four assertiveness styles
    • Assess your individual assertiveness style and its effectiveness
    • Demonstrate assertiveness techniques using supportive communication behaviors
    • Develop an action plan to overcome at least two personal obstacles to assertiveness
    • Learn how to capitalize on the strengths of your leadership style—and minimize weaknesses
    • Flex your leadership style preference to interact most effectively and assertively with others
    • Incorporate assertiveness techniques into everyday practices

    Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

    Special Feature

    AMA's assertiveness training for women gives you the opportunity to practice fundamental assertiveness skills and to share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. You’ll assess your leadership style and then apply the new skills and tools you learn directly to one of your own challenges, receive feedback, and refine your skills through videotaped practice. Return to work with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness your position demands.


    • 11/09/2020
    • 2:00 PM (EST)
    • 11/18/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Women's Leadership Certificate Program - Live Online

    Women at every level of an organization can be strong leaders—bringing essential skills like team leadership, strategic thinking and business acumen to their roles. To flourish as a leader, a woman needs not only the skills to lead, but a dynamic voice that can be heard and followed. This unique 2-day program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to position yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization, no matter what your role. You’ll go beyond the fundamentals of communication and assertiveness skills and explore vision, negotiation and strategy—as well as powerful techniques to enable you to find your leadership voice and lead with courage and conviction.

    First, the course will focus on self-awareness and effectively leading yourself. Next, your focus will shift to leading others and presenting yourself as someone who creates and adds value.

    Upon completing this unique course, you’ll receive a special AMA Women’s Leadership Certificate, indicating that you’ve received in-person, hands-on training in leadership areas that are crucial for women who lead in business.

    • 11/12/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Understand key concepts for diversity, inclusion, and beyond needed for today

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    In these times, it is necessary to go beyond just diversity and inclusion. Equity, belonging, and allyship are the critical concepts needed for organizations to move to an inclusive culture. This workshop will give the tools necessary to start building your action plan for a diversity and inclusion initiative.

    Facilitated virtual networking and team-building.

    • Experience highly interactive and dynamic activities including virtual breakout groups
    • Interact with participants while discussing unique challenges around diversity and inclusion

    Invaluable insight from a facilitated panel discussion with experts in the D&I field.

    • Learn how diversity and inclusion has changed
    • Gain awareness of the concepts that are critical to today
    • Get answers to your most pressing questions and concerns

    Expert-led, interactive 3-hour workshop, Building a D&I Initiative Capstone

    • Put into practice what you’ve learned and personal insights from this workshop
    • Discuss current D&I initiatives and action items to improve upon
    • Receive feedback to incorporate into your diversity and inclusion development plan.
    Special Women's Leadership Center Member Rate: $395

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    How You Will Benefit:

    • Understand the concepts relevant to today around diversity, inclusion, belonging and equity
    • Recognize the differences between diversity and inclusion concepts
    • Enhance your abilities to create inclusive spaces
    • Take ownership of helping to create and manage a culture of respect, civility and trust
    • Build an action plan for a diversity and inclusion initiative
    • 12/03/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Learn how to handle yourself in just about any situation!

    Are you afraid to speak up in meetings? Unsure of how to express your ideas with the same confidence you see in others?

    Don’t miss this opportunity to discover powerful assertiveness techniques you can use every day, everywhere. You'll learn how to send the right signals so you get the right responses. How to overcome obstacles to assertiveness to get what you want. And how to command respect and get things done.

    NOTE: A headset with microphone is required to attend and participate in this program. For more information, view the FAQ page.

    REGISTER NOW

    What You Will Cover

    • Negotiating the fine line between passive, assertive and aggressive behaviors
    • Pinpointing reasons why it can be challenging for women to speak up
    • Six assertive communication techniques that map to any situation, office culture or personality type
    • The delicate art of saying “no” – and how pushing back strategically can actually raise your stock
    • Countering put-down statements – and neutralizing their likelihood in the future
    • Finding your voice and building an assertive style of your own
    • Real-world scenarios and go-to statements to put theory into practice effortlessly

    Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF


    • 12/14/2020
    • 10:00 AM (EST)
    • 12/16/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Virual

    Speak out with confidence—Become an Assertive Business Woman.

    In today's ever changing business environment it is vital for women to have an assertive voice in business. Assertiveness techniques, when used effectively, can enhance almost every aspect of your job and life — Knowing which tools and techniques to use, and how and when to use them, is critical. AMA’s assertiveness training for women is a 3-day seminar that addresses the unique challenges women face in business and provides them with the assertiveness techniques essential for survival and advancement in their industry. With these skills, women can feel secure that they are sending the right signals that elicit the right responses. They will help you command respect while being respectful and handle almost any situation you’re likely to encounter without seeming overbearing.

    AMA's assertiveness training for women gives you the opportunity to practice fundamental assertiveness skills and to share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. You’ll assess your leadership style and then apply the new skills and tools you learn directly to one of your own challenges, receive feedback, and refine your skills through videotaped practice. Return to work with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness your position demands.

    REGISTER NOW

    How You Will Benefit:

    • Recognize the characteristics of the four assertiveness styles
    • Assess your individual assertiveness style and its effectiveness
    • Demonstrate assertiveness techniques using supportive communication behaviors
    • Develop an action plan to overcome at least two personal obstacles to assertiveness
    • Learn how to capitalize on the strengths of your leadership style—and minimize weaknesses
    • Flex your leadership style preference to interact most effectively and assertively with others
    • Incorporate assertiveness techniques into everyday practices

    Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

    Special Feature

    AMA's assertiveness training for women gives you the opportunity to practice fundamental assertiveness skills and to share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. You’ll assess your leadership style and then apply the new skills and tools you learn directly to one of your own challenges, receive feedback, and refine your skills through videotaped practice. Return to work with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness your position demands.


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