Women’s Leadership Certificate Program

Women’s Leadership

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 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.

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

Introduction: Women in Leadership

  • What is leadership?
  • Establishing the importance of courage and conviction in leadership

Establishing Your Leadership Voice

  • Describing the components of a compelling leadership voice
  • Understanding your authentic voice as a leader and how to communicate it with conviction
  • Overcoming biases to your leadership voice
  • Understanding the importance of role modeling and creating a culture of feedback

How to Craft a Compelling Message

  • Recognizing how your desired results must be communicated to different audiences
  • Exemplifying what confidence looks like in order to build trust and credibility
  • Communicating to get desired results

Communicating a Strategic Direction

  • Understanding how your business works and anticipating future growth needs
  • Communicating a strategic direction with passion, courage and conviction
  • Describing messages leaders use to set strategy and align resources to achieve results

Leading Your Team to Greater Success

  • Team building: Empowering everyone to reach a higher level of performance
  • Identifying your strategic network
  • Leveraging organizational politics for the success of yourself and your team

Becoming a Strategic Thinker

  • Identifying the five questions strategic leaders ask regularly
  • Determining future needs using SWOT analysis
  • Creating a value proposition based on your customers’ needs, wants and expectations
  • Linking your actions to strategy
  • Seeing the leader as negotiator
  • Assessing your negotiation style and how it aligns with your leadership voice and organizational culture
  • Understanding the 4-step process to be a great negotiator

Adding Value to Your Organization

  • Action Planning: Defining how a leader thinks differently from others and how you add value to your organization

Who Should Attend

Professional women at all levels who wish to take on a leadership role, advance their careers, or build leadership competencies to contribute more to their teams and organizations.

Special Feature

Upon completion of the program, each participant will receive AMA’s Women’s Leadership Certificate.

For Classroom, Live Online, and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA OnDemand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed—At AMA, we guarantee the quality of our seminars. In fact, 98% of our participants say they would recommend the course they have taken to their colleagues. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with a seminar for which you have paid, AMA will give you credit toward another seminar of comparable price or will refund your fee.

We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

American Management Association

American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success.

Challenging situations require a trusted partner.AMA’s mission and approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—“learning through doing”—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including seminars, webcasts and podcasts, conferences, corporate and government solutions, business books and research.

Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.

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Class Fee: $2,995

  Mar 19, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020
  Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 11, 2020
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Class Type: In Person
Age: Adults
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Seattle, WA

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