Management Skills for Administrative Professionals

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
3 days
From 1,995 USD
Start dates
Online
2,095 USD
9/14/2020

Atlanta
2,095 USD
8/24/2020

Chicago
2,095 USD
9/14/2020

New York City
2,095 USD
9/23/2020
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

Your immediate takeaway

• Effectively manage changing responsibilities
• Communicate and negotiate with confidence
• Apply management and leadership skills to achieve continuous improvement

The support you provide as an administrative professional is vital to your organization’s ability to achieve its goals and objectives. Today, most senior managers expect you to have leadership and management skills in order to set your own administrative priorities. In addition, you must have skills to manage all contacts, create, store and retrieve documents, plus a broad variety of other administrative skills. To do all of this successfully, you need to have strategic insight and be able to innovate better processes. At the same time, you must be tactical, process-oriented, and driven toward continuous improvement. This comprehensive seminar gives you a wide range of skills to help you handle any work challenge with greater confidence and effectiveness. Leave with an action plan of best practices to apply immediately on the job.

How you will benefit:

  • Manage changing roles and responsibilities whether working with bosses, peers, team members or customers
  • Meet dynamic work expectations by expanding your proactive capabilities 
  • Clearly and confidently communicate and negotiate to manage conflicts and achieve results 
  • Apply emotional intelligence and effective listening practices to your job 
  • Use strategic diplomacy to handle office politics, difficult people and demanding situations

Who should attend?

Experienced administrative professionals, including executive secretaries, administrative assistants, secretaries or other members of the administrative support staff who need to expand their management skills so they can better support their organization and enhance their careers.

Training content

This training course will cover:

  • Applying skills and strategies to manage personal and professional change dynamics 
  • Bringing about change even when faced with resistance 
  • Applying a systematic approach to plan and engage others in the change process 
  • Managing roles, responsibilities, and authority to meet goals 
  • Identifying and supporting differing work style preferences using new skills and best practices 
  • Recognizing and proactively using critical thinking to support achievement of team-based goals 
  • Applying a spectrum of priority setting and time management strategies to proactively accomplish skills 
  • Incorporating emotional intelligence and effective listening to prepare to be an effective colleague, partner and leader 
  • Applying assertive communication using verbal and nonverbal behaviors 
  • Exhibiting confidence and influence using tested presentation models 
  • Analyzing conflict, office politics, and interactions with difficult people 
  • Defining the sources of conflict in the workplace 
  • Negotiating to empower yourself and others to achieve goals

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $2095 - Non-members
$1895 - AMA members
$1795 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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