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Women's Leadership Certificate Program

Live Online Sessions Available

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Upcoming Events

    • 09/14/2020
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • 09/23/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Build vital leadership competencies and earn AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate

    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 program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to present yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization no matter what your role is. 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.

    Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.

    REGISTER NOW

    For sessions in Canada, click here.

    For sessions in Europe, click here.

    How You Will Benefit

    • Recognize leadership as a specific way of thinking that combines business acumen, vision and introspection
    • Explore crucial leadership skills organizations demand
    • Find your true, dynamic voice as a leader and shape an authentic leadership message
    • Overcome preconceived notions that can sabotage women in business
    • Present yourself as someone who adds value to the organization
    • Increase your confidence and get comfortable with risk taking

    What You Will Cover

    DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

    Do you need to share information about this program with your supervisor or HR department for approval? 

    DOWNLOAD FORM

    • 09/14/2020
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • 09/23/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 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.


    • 09/21/2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09/22/2020
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Build vital leadership competencies and earn AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate

    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 program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to present yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization no matter what your role is. 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.

    Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.

    REGISTER NOW

    For sessions in Canada, click here.

    For sessions in Europe, click here.

    How You Will Benefit

    • Recognize leadership as a specific way of thinking that combines business acumen, vision and introspection
    • Explore crucial leadership skills organizations demand
    • Find your true, dynamic voice as a leader and shape an authentic leadership message
    • Overcome preconceived notions that can sabotage women in business
    • Present yourself as someone who adds value to the organization
    • Increase your confidence and get comfortable with risk taking

    What You Will Cover

    DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

    Do you need to share information about this program with your supervisor or HR department for approval? 

    DOWNLOAD FORM

    • 09/24/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Keeping You and Your Team Motivated Through Periods of Change and Shifting Priorities

    In today’s fast-paced, hectic work environment, many people are flat-out overworked and at their personal and professional limits. How well are you coping with your daily stresses and frustrations?

    More than ever, resilience is a must-have skill to handle today’s work and life overload, challenging people, time constraints, financial pressures, workplace change, resourcing cuts, and more.

    Becoming more resilient allows you to stay sharp tackling your daily tasks while also enabling you to stay engaged in your leadership role and avoid burnout.

    The good news is that resiliency can be learned and improved with practice.

    This webinar gives you strategies, tactics, and tools to achieve resilience and boost your optimism through management of stress, mindful practice, growth after failure, and action in the face of negativity. You’ll get proactive steps you can follow daily to improve your personal balance, well-being, and personal confidence.

    REGISTER NOW REGISTER AND SAVE

    What You Will Cover

    • How to use strategies and tools to achieve resilience and optimism through management of stress, mindful practice, growth after failure, and action in the face of negativity.
    • Ways to apply preemptive mindfulness and stress management activities to achieve your best self.
    • How to move ahead after setbacks using brain-based structuring and restructuring approaches.
    • Steps to develop a Personal Resilience Development Plan that will fit your needs, challenges, and daily routines.
    • Ways to use flexible and dynamic resilience to achieve impactful workplace relationships and work-life balance.

    How You Will Benefit

    • After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Define resilience as a set of proactive adaptable and personal practices designed to reduce stress, build confidence and support emotional self-management.
    • Understand your barriers to maintaining optimism and moving ahead after failure with special attention to the power of cognitive restructuring.
    • Assess your professional strengths and opportunities in building and maintaining resilience by looking at your intrinsic motivators and attentiveness to extrinsic situational forces at work.

    About Your Instructor

    Susan Mason has over 35 years of experience as an educator, executive coach, trainer, and instructional designer. Susan holds advanced degrees in Corporate Communication and Rhetoric and Communication. She has worked at Albany University, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, the Cornell University School of Industrial Labor Relations, and Hamilton College where she served as the founding director of Hamilton’s Oral Communication Center and director of Hamilton’s Education Studies Program. Presently Susan teaches courses in leadership studies and offers leadership education programs for the Arthur Levitt Center for Public Affairs and the Levitt Leadership Institute.

    • 09/28/2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09/29/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Build vital leadership competencies and earn AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate

    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 program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to present yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization no matter what your role is. 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.

    Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.

    REGISTER NOW

    For sessions in Canada, click here.

    For sessions in Europe, click here.

    How You Will Benefit

    • Recognize leadership as a specific way of thinking that combines business acumen, vision and introspection
    • Explore crucial leadership skills organizations demand
    • Find your true, dynamic voice as a leader and shape an authentic leadership message
    • Overcome preconceived notions that can sabotage women in business
    • Present yourself as someone who adds value to the organization
    • Increase your confidence and get comfortable with risk taking

    What You Will Cover

    DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

    Do you need to share information about this program with your supervisor or HR department for approval? 

    DOWNLOAD FORM

    • 10/01/2020
    • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Explore management certification and how it can help you increase your success

    Although women comprise nearly half of the workforce, only 36% of first- and mid-level managers are women. By qualifying as an AMA Certified Professional in Management™, individuals meet a set of carefully designed criteria validating their qualifications as managers—and can be specifically recognized on the basis of this standard. Learn how this groundbreaking certification program can support equal opportunity and help women advance their careers in a whole new way.

    REGISTER NOW

    How You Will Benefit

    • Discover why management certification can help women advance their careers
    • Learn how certification provides a method for recognizing managerial competence
    • Improve applicable competencies for management certification
    • Learn how certification can help support diversity and inclusion, talent acquisition and promotion ROI
    • Develop strategies for preparing to take a certification exam

    Who Should Attend

    Managers, division and department heads, supervisors and other business professionals who are interested in learning about the qualifications for getting certified and the specific benefits of management certification for women. The program will be of particular interest to those who wish to learn how investing in female leaders through such initiatives as management certification can benefit organizations and their long-term success. Individually, women who want to learn why this certification can help them distinguish themselves as managers and advance their careers should also attend.

    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.

    • 10/07/2020
    • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual


    How do you determine what makes a qualified and competent manager?

    Without a reliable benchmark that can be applied across industries, that determination must remain highly subjective—and this can cost organizations in terms of costly hiring decisions, excessive turnover, poor strategy execution and a wide range of other problems. It can also impede managers in their own career advancement.

    This webcast will discuss the business case for a management certification standard, as well as AMA’s new program to help managers qualify to be a Certified Professional in Management™.

    REGISTER NOW

    What You Will Cover

    • How certification provides a method for recognizing managerial competence
    • Applicable competencies for management certification
    • How organizations can improve their talent acquisition and promotion ROI
    • How individuals can advance their careers through certification
    • Strategies for preparing to take a certification exam
    Who Should Attend

    Business professionals interested in learning more about management certification. Individual managers can learn more about how to advance their careers with certification and what it takes to get certified. Supervisors of managers, division and department heads can learn more about the benefits to the organization by having certified managers.

    About the Presenters

    Manny Avramidis is American Management Association International’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He joined AMA in 1998 and has since served as Chief Human Resources Officer and then Senior Vice President of U.S. Management Education, where he transformed AMA into a multi-modality learning institution. Prior to joining AMA, Manny was a Senior HR Generalist at Empire Insurance Group, with the responsibility of leading all aspects of Human Resources as well as designing and delivering executive development programs.

    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

    • 10/08/2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10/09/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Build vital leadership competencies and earn AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate

    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 program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to present yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization no matter what your role is. 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.

    Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.

    REGISTER NOW

    For sessions in Canada, click here.

    For sessions in Europe, click here.

    How You Will Benefit

    • Recognize leadership as a specific way of thinking that combines business acumen, vision and introspection
    • Explore crucial leadership skills organizations demand
    • Find your true, dynamic voice as a leader and shape an authentic leadership message
    • Overcome preconceived notions that can sabotage women in business
    • Present yourself as someone who adds value to the organization
    • Increase your confidence and get comfortable with risk taking

    What You Will Cover

    DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

    Do you need to share information about this program with your supervisor or HR department for approval? 

    DOWNLOAD FORM

    • 10/08/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • 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


    • 10/14/2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10/16/2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 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.


    • 10/15/2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10/16/2020
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Build vital leadership competencies and earn AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate

    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 program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to present yourself as a present and future leader, and to speak up and create value for your organization no matter what your role is. 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.

    Added bonus: You’ll also receive an exclusive AMA certificate in recognition of your completion of this program.

    REGISTER NOW

    For sessions in Canada, click here.

    For sessions in Europe, click here.

    How You Will Benefit

    • Recognize leadership as a specific way of thinking that combines business acumen, vision and introspection
    • Explore crucial leadership skills organizations demand
    • Find your true, dynamic voice as a leader and shape an authentic leadership message
    • Overcome preconceived notions that can sabotage women in business
    • Present yourself as someone who adds value to the organization
    • Increase your confidence and get comfortable with risk taking

    What You Will Cover

    DOWNLOAD COURSE OUTLINE

    Do you need to share information about this program with your supervisor or HR department for approval? 

    DOWNLOAD FORM

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

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

    REGISTER NOW REGISTER AND SAVE

    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.

    JOIN AND SAVE REGISTER AND SAVE

    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.

    REGISTER NOW

    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.

    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


    • 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.

    • 11/09/2020
    • 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.

    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.


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

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

    REGISTER NOW REGISTER AND SAVE

    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.

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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

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    • 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.

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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

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    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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