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IMS New Jersey leadership development programs are committed to helping you expand the capacity of your teams and improving the capabilities of your entire organization. IMS Leveraged Learning takes it even further with 30-days of blended-learning access. Call to learn more about our programs and how IMS New Jersey can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

From Player to Coach: Making the Successful Transition to Management

January 29, 2020 with Dr. Michael Woodward
The transition from star player to team coach is a tremendous leap. All too often new managers are thrown into challenging circumstances with limited support and resources. With increasing globalization and the move to virtual environments, managing is more complex than ever before. As an organizational psychologist, Dr. Woodward believes that effective management is rooted in understanding the psychology of human nature.
Book by Dr. Michael Woodward

The Artful Facilitator: Guiding Groups to Collaborative Results

February 25, 2020 with Adam Vane
In today's collaborative work environment, leaders are expected to facilitate group discussions and decision making among diverse points of view. In doing so, they may encounter competing agendas, conflicts of interest and stakeholders who monopolize a discussion while others remain stoically silent.

Critical Success Factors for Women Leaders

March 12, 2020 with Sara King
In this session, women leaders will examine their own profile of success and areas for development. They will also focus on the key ingredients that continue to hold women back: not developing and articulating a leadership vision, not paying attention to the political landscape, and not strengthening the breadth and depth of relationships. They will leave this session with practical tools and individual insights to apply in their current roles.
Book by Sara King

Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

April 21, 2020 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Leadership presence is that illusive quality that sets you up for the next promotion and gives your career an extra boost. It's a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, sends all the right signals. Itís how you show up and contribute in meetings. It's projecting confidence and poise under pressure.
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Develop your Change Intelligence to Lead Critical Initiatives

May 14, 2020 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
Become a more agile leader by learning tactics to influence-up, collaborate cross-functionally, and motivate direct reports to forge partnerships up, down, and across the organization. From new technologies to increasingly demanding customer expectations to new generations entering the workforce, we are all are bombarded with never-ending change. Are you frustrated that no matter what you try, your change initiatives seem to either fail outright or produce gains that don't last? The reality is that as many as 70% of organizational change efforts fall short of expectations.
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Unlocking Creativity: Shifting Mindsets to Solve Challenges and Let Talent Flourish

June 04, 2020 with Dr. Michael Roberto
Design thinking is a powerful methodology that many companies are using to develop creative and innovative solutions to very challenging problems. In this seminar, you will engage in a series of hands-on activities to learn about the five-stage design thinking process and to practice the techniques.
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

Communication and Conflict: Navigating Difficult People and Difficult Conversations

July 15, 2020 with Dr. Jarrod Atchison
Do you struggle with problem employees that challenge you at every turn? Does it seem like these people enjoy "debating" you more than contributing to the goals of your organization? Have you ever had a proposal flounder simply because the room was resistant to change? Many communication experts focus on interpersonal communication techniques to help resolve these difficult situations. Dr. Jarrod Atchison, known for his Great Courses series on The Art of Debate, takes a different approach that focuses on preventing and resolving conflict through learning the theory and practice of argumentation.

Execution: Building a Culture of Accountability and Performance

August 13, 2020 with John Lankford
Careers are formed by a reputation of delivering results. Delivering consistent results is a known key ingredient to getting promoted in business, yet we have researched why so many middle and senior leaders do not understand the power of personal and organizational accountability. Team performance starts with individual manager accountability, but why do so many leaders fail to be accountable role models?
Book by John Lankford

Leading in a Changing World: The Behavior, Thinking and Habits of a Future-Fit Leader

September 22, 2020 with Dr. Graeme Codrington
Based on detailed research into macro-economic, political and social trends, this program will improve your understanding of the forces that are reshaping your industry's landscape and your personal world. We shall focus on five key disruptive forces that are going to change the way we live and work in the next decade. As an attendee you will also gain confidence in your ability to identify key areas of change in your own world and career, and be equipped to contribute to the strategic success of your team and your organization.

The MicroInequities of Unconscious Bias: Hacking into the Communication System of Leadership

October 20, 2020 with Stephen Young
The MicroInequities program instructs leaders how to uncover the subtle micromessages that represent the cornerstone of how we are all motivated to perform differently in the workplace. Micromessages rest squarely in the arena of Unconscious Bias. These micromessages are conveyed through gestures, tone, nuance, inflection, inference and syntax.
Book by Stephen Young

Influence and Action: The Core of Leadership

November 04, 2020 with Dr. Robert Bies
As a leader, you will be expected to influence others, including your team, your superiors, and managers in different departments, as you build support for change and implement new programs. This seminar will examine the qualities and skills of leaders who get "extraordinary" things done under tight time and resource constraints. We will discuss how to get people to embrace change, how to build trust and credibility, how to manage the politics of relationships, and how to inspire those around you to follow your lead.
Book by Dr. Robert Bies

Managing and Leading: Critical Skills to Excel at Both

December 08, 2020 with Ann Tardy
This session will explore the essential strategies and techniques required to powerfully lead and manage simultaneously from the same role. Being a manager is one of the most arduous and yet most valuable roles in any organization. The challenge lies in dealing with the expectations of those above and below you while also contributing to people's success around you. When you master this, you will discover how to impact any organization from the middle. You will leave this class with the skills needed to powerfully evolve into a successful Manager. 
Book by Ann Tardy
Book by Ann Tardy
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