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IMS Boston 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 Boston can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

From Player to Coach: Making the Successful Transition to Management

December 05, 2019 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 Emotionally Intelligent Leader: How your EQ Determines your Effectiveness and Success

January 28, 2020 with Dr. Hank Weisinger
As the business environment continues to change, emotional intelligence skills will become increasingly important in determining who succeeds and who fails. This presentation will help participants develop the emotional intelligence competencies required by a position of leadership. Participants will assess, develop, and apply their own emotional intelligence and will learn how to cultivate emotional intelligence in their organization.
Book by Dr. Hank Weisinger
Book by Dr. Hank Weisinger

The Manager as Coach: Critical Skills for Achieving High Performance

February 27, 2020 with Bill Hawkins
Mr. Hawkins will provide tools, introduce techniques, and discuss strategies to help you take performance to the next level. In this workshop participants will examine the latest techniques in coaching designed to improve performance, change behavior, increase engagement, support development, and build teamwork.
Book by Bill Hawkins
Book by Bill Hawkins

Contextual Leadership: How to Diagnose Complexity and Make Decisions in Context

March 24, 2020 with Dr. Matthew Kutz
Navigating complexity and uncertainty is a crucial leadership literacy for business and organizational success. Traditional and business-as-usual models of organizational management are not only inadequate, but hazardous. Dr. Kutz combines cutting-edge research and real-life anecdotes to outline the 12 behavioral practices of contextually intelligence leaders and delineates how those behaviors contribute to effective use of the 3D Thinking Framework™ (using hindsight, insight, and foresight) to improve leadership and decision-making.
Book by Dr. Matthew Kutz
Book by Dr. Matthew Kutz

The Leadership Imperative: Improving Performance through Trust, Communication and Teamwork

April 15, 2020 with Neil Staker
Interpersonal communication is simple in concept, yet difficult in context. How we handle the human side of work has a HUGE impact on our success; yet most people lack a solid, actionable approach to dealing with the challenges that inevitably arise. Learn skills that help you collaborate, communicate, and resolve differences more successfully.

The Courage to Confront: Problem Solving in the Face of Conflict

May 14, 2020 with Dr. Scott Allen
It takes courage to confront. This thought-provoking and interactive session will begin with a deep dive into emotional intelligence and why emotions are critical to your success. We also explore seven basic conflict management styles that each have a time and a place depending on your goals and objectives.
Book by Dr. Scott Allen
Book by Dr. Scott Allen

Exceptional Leadership: Skills Every Manager Must Master

June 10, 2020 with Peter Stark
Every manager has the opportunity to be a great leader! Leadership is the quality necessary for managers who need to accomplish objectives with and through people. With survey responses from over 100,000 employees around the world, we'll examine what managers in the Best-of-the-Best organizations do to lead and inspire their teams. In this interactive session, we will discuss and action plan in the areas of developing and communicating a vision, leading change, coaching and inspiring team members. The difference between the companies that will be the success stories of the future and those who will struggle in their shadows boils down to the leadership provided by the organization's management team. Simply put, your team members deserve great leadership....
Book by Peter Stark
Book by Peter Stark

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

July 14, 2020 with Dr. Rick Brinkman
Dr. Brinkman says, "Communication is like a phone number, you need all the correct digits and in the right order." Dr. Rick will share his proven strategies to handle: Whining, Negativity, Attacks, Tantrums, Snipers, Know-it-Alls, Think-They- Know-it-Alls, as well as Yes, Maybe and Nothing people.  The examples and practical skills in this seminar will immediately transform behaviors that used to strain all relationships, both business and personal! It will even include special contexts like email communications, phone and meetings. 
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman

Critical Thinking to Reach the Best Decisions

August 19, 2020 with Dr. John Austin
High quality decisions have always been essential for strong business performance. Yet with the increasing speed, complexity and data availability in today's competitive environment, superior decision skills are more important than ever. This workshop will help you improve your decision-making skills by offering behavioral insights into how people actually think and make decisions. It then teaches the advanced critical thinking skills and creative strategies needed to manage unfamiliar, highly complex problems or decisions that involve significant uncertainty.
Book by Dr. John Austin
Book by Dr. John Austin

The Power of Partnership: 7 Keys to Better Relationships and Greater Teamwork

September 23, 2020 with Dr. Alan Zimmerman
In today's tough business environment, it takes more than product knowledge, technical competency, or social media contacts to be successful. Professional knowledge and organizational contacts can become obsolete with the next change in technology or shift in organizational structure.
Book by Dr. Alan Zimmerman
Book by Dr. Alan Zimmerman

Executive Presence: Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader

October 14, 2020 with Joel Garfinkle
Executive presence means conveying confidence as a business leader, commanding respect, and having a professional magnetism that influences others. Executive presence trades passivity and self-doubt for self-assurance, decisiveness, and bold decision making. With this program, leaders will gain the tools to develop their executive presence and become the elite performers who influence outcomes, contribute to major decisions, and drive change for the betterment of the company. They will create a consistent view of themselves as a compelling force inside an organization. They will learn how to utilize executive presence to shape and positively affect the outcome of situations.
Book by Joel Garfinkle
Book by Joel Garfinkle

The Emerging Leader: Moving from Individual Contributor to Leadership

November 18, 2020 with Meridith Elliott Powell
You've excelled in your position, hit your goals and exceeded the expectations – you’re ready for the next step. Ready to move from an individual contributor to leader – someone who can not only perform, but one who can lead strategically and maximize the performance of others.
Book by Meridith Elliott Powell
Book by Meridith Elliott Powell

Powerful Women Leaders: How to Connect, Engage and Succeed 

December 09, 2020 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
In spite of this age of unprecedented access and opportunity for women in the workplace, women still lag far behind men in positions of power and leadership. This course will help women leaders and emerging leaders identify necessary tools for leadership, hone communication and negotiation skills, understand the role of emotional intelligence and cultural competence in achieving success, and harness the power of networking.
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