4 Lessons


Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.
This program is designed for managers and individuals with management responsibilities whose success depends on managing people successfully through clear communication, a cooperative attitude, and commitment to shared goals.

Course Overview:

Are you ready to develop a high-performance team and get more done? Resolve team conflict using emotional intelligence and get more from your team by adapting your management style to every situation.
You’ll learn how to:

  • Motivate every member of your team—even if they don’t share your values
  • Use positive and corrective feedback to turn problem employees around and maximize productivity
  • Apply the most relevant conflict resolution style to eliminate friction

You’ll also get:

  • Practice adapting your style using case studies
  • Personal feedback from the instructor and peers
  • Pre- and post-seminar assessments
  • Tune-up materials to review what you’ve learned after the event
  • And additional resources to maximize your training goals

How You Will Benefit:

  • Master challenging situations with proven tools and techniques
  • Communicate with authenticity, clarity and precision
  • Flex your management and personal style for impactful work relationships
  • Tailor your approach to motivate and empower different types of people
  • Apply ethical leadership and set ethical standards throughout your work group
  • Recognize the role of values in managing and influencing people
  • Apply the principles of emotional intelligence to elevate you to a new level of effectiveness

What is Covered:

The Experience of Being a Manager in Today’s Organization       

  • Recognizing how economic and social trends have changed the manager’s role
  • Defining “successfully managing people”
  • Discussing and illustrating specific challenges you face when motivating others in today’s organizations

Values, Ethical Leadership and Organizational Culture

  • Defining “values” and recognizing their source
  •  Identifying ways in which values impact work life and productivity
  • Defining “ethics” and setting ethical standards for employees
  • Understanding your role in creating and sustaining the organization’s culture

Personal Styles: DiSC

  • Determining your own personal profile (disc profile)
  • Delving into the strengths and limitations of your disc profile
  • Using behavioral cues to determine others’ personal style
  • Gaining insight into how to more effectively work with other personal styles

Motivating Those You Manage

  • Distinguishing between pre-motivators, demotivators and motivators
  • Tailoring your motivational efforts to individual employees and situations
  • Applying motivational strategies when delegating responsibilities and/or tasks to an individual

Communication Skills for Managers

  • Using techniques of active listening to gain critical information
  • Effectively using positive and corrective feedback
  • Dealing with difficult employees

Emotional Intelligence

  • Describing the competencies of emotional intelligence
  • Assessing your own level of emotional intelligence
  • Developing a strategy for improving your emotional intelligence

Special Feature
This Seminar Features Blended Learning
AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses, and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.