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Leadership Skills and Team Development for Technical Professionals

Enhance your leadership abilities and build strong teams with AMA's course for IT and technical professionals. Achieve successful task completion through positive work relationships and gain the skills to manage the day-to-day challenges of team leadership. Join us and become a more effective leader in your field.

  • Level All levels
  • Age 21 and older
  • Price $2,695
  • Location 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA

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  • $2,695
  • AMA Washington Area Center @ 2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202
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  • Mon, May 06 at 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tue, May 07 at 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this leadership training:

Join the technical professionals who are enhancing their team-building and leadership skills with AMA

Who Should Attend:

IT and technical professionals, including team leaders, managers, directors and others who want to enhance their team-building and leadership skills.

Leaders of technical professionals face a substantial challenge: to achieve successful task completion through positive work relationships. Leadership team development is your ticket to getting things done. In this highly interactive seminar, you will learn how to build and lead a team...evaluate your team's performance...and develop an action plan for continued leadership success.

How you will benefit:

  • Hands-on practice building and leading a team
  • Maintain team performance during times of change
  • Manage and resolve team conflict
  • Develop the skills to manage the day-to-day challenges of team leadership
What you will cover:

  • Technical vs. nontechnical professionals: differences that impact the leader’s role
  • Various types of teams: functional, cross-functional, self-managed and self-directed—how to vary your leadership style to meet the needs of the team
  • Key steps to building high-performance teams
  • Evaluating individual and team performance
  • Using discipline, coaching, communication, problem-solving and authority to better manage your people
Special Feature:

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.

Course Outline:

Learning Objectives

  • Lead Teams of Technical Professionals
  • Balance the Roles of Leading, Managing, and Doing
  • Deploy the Appropriate Type of Team for Each Specific Situation That Warrants a Team
  • Use the Team Meeting Success Tool to Improve Team Performance
  • Train the Team Members on Effective Teamwork
  • Analyze Changes in Team Dynamics and Take Effective Action
  • Use Conflict Constructively
  • Coach and Provide Feedback to Individuals and the Team
  • Demonstrate Effective Motivation, Communication, Coaching, and Leadership Without Authority
  • Evaluate Individual and Team Performance
  • Develop a Plan, Monitor and Measure Performance
  • Move a Team Toward High Performance
  • Develop a Plan to Improve Your Individual Leadership Skills

  • Identify the Unique Characteristics of Technical Professionals
  • Identify How Technical Professional Are Like Most Other Professionals
  • Use Your Understanding of Technical Professionals to Lead Teams
  • Differentiate Among Doing, Managing, and Leading
  • Plan Your Time Appropriately
  • Rise to Some of the Challenges of the New Team Leader
  • Deploy the Appropriate Type of Team for Each Specific Situation That Warrants a Team
  • Assign Teams Appropriate Activities
  • Use the Team Meeting Success Tool to Improve Team Performance
  • Execute the Role of Team Leader and Train Team Members
  • Establish the Basic Necessities of Team Building
  • Use Your Leadership Style Effectively
  • Analyze Changes in Team Dynamics
  • Take Effective Action with Changing Team Dynamics

  • Use Conflict Constructively
  • Prevent or Minimize Destructive Conflict

  • Manage the Team Day to Day, Applying Planning, Discipline, Problem Solving, and Delegating Responsibility
  • Coach and Provide Feedback to Individuals and the Team
  • Lead the Team Using Motivation, Communication, and Leadership Without Authority
  • Evaluate Individual Performance Looking Forward, Not Backward
  • Evaluate Team Performance Looking Forward, Not Backward
  • Plan for Success, Strategically and Tactically
  • Monitor and Measure Performance
  • Take Responsibility and Improve Performance
  • Plan and Improve Your Individual Leadership Skills

  • Move a Team Toward High Performance
  • Articulate What You Have Learned
  • Decide Whether Your Concerns Have Been Addressed

Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place, or cancel for a 5% fee up to 23 days prior to your program.

If you provide AMA with less than 23 days’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

Please email us at [email protected]

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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