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IMS Kansas City 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 Kansas City can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

Getting Ahead: Develop Your Personal Brand and Leadership Presence to Drive Career Success

October 26, 2021 with Lida Citroen
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In this program, you will discover how to build an authentic leadership brand that matches your capability and commitment. You will also learn proven strategies to enhance your leadership presence which will help you establish credibility as a talented leader in your organization - and be the first person everyone thinks of for the next interesting project or promotion. The skills taught in this program will help you excel in your current role and serve you throughout your career.
Book by Lida Citroen
Book by Lida Citroen

Increasing Your Personal Impact: Maximize Your Power to Influence Others

October 28, 2021 with Ty Bennett
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Based on his highly-rated book, The Power of Influence, Ty Bennett shares his philosophies and tools for increasing your influence and impact as a leader. How do you become a good leader? Through influence. How do you become a great leader? By using influence and integrity to engage and inspire others.
Book by Ty Bennett
Book by Ty Bennett

Optimize Your Decision Making by Anticipating the Unexpected

November 04, 2021 with Dr. Kathy Pearson
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In this program, you will learn how to increase the quality of your decision-making and those of your team, even in volatile, uncertain, complex and uncertain environments, as you work through engaging case studies and current corporate examples, to understand how to apply this knowledge in the 'real world'.
Book by Dr. Kathy Pearson

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

November 09, 2021 with Dr. Rick Brinkman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program is based on the best selling McGraw-Hill book Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, co-authored by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner, which has been translated into 25 languages.
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman

Becoming a Leader: Strategies & Tools for New & Emerging Leaders

November 16, 2021 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program focuses on equipping managers with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively manage people and increase productivity in their areas of responsibility. Participants explore basic managerial concepts, discuss common situations and challenges and learn how to apply specific strategies and tools to successfully manage people.
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Authentic Leadership: Build Trust, Resolve Conflicts, And Inspire Others

November 18, 2021 with Mike Robbins
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Authenticity is critical to success and effectiveness for 21st-century leaders. Now more than ever, it's essential for leaders to build authentic relationships to build trust, resolve conflicts, and create a true sense of inspiration and unity for their teams and organizations. This interactive program is filled with insight and practical techniques; all grounded in positive psychology and strengths-based leadership principles.
Book by Mike Robbins
Book by Mike Robbins

Shifting The Conversation to Diversity and Inclusion Throughout the Workplace

November 23, 2021 with Hang Black
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
There's a lot of momentum about diversity and inclusion, but the conversation is incomplete without a discussion about access. Inclusion does not ensure equality. As leaders, we can recruit, retain, and nurture the diverse talent who bring the cognitive diversity required for innovation in a modern business world. This program will discuss the CLEAR framework to level the playing field.
Book by Hang Black

Leadership Communication Essentials: Navigating Trust, Conflict, and Feedback

November 30, 2021 with Deborah Grayson Riegel
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Being a successful leader requires having conversations that are difficult, not to mention important, awkward, tricky, meaningful, and powerful. The goal isnít to avoid these conversations; it's to find ways to have these conversations effectively. This program will provide you with proven strategies to excel at the top three communication challenges leaders face every day.

Executive Presence: How to convey confidence, clarity and credibility

December 02, 2021 with Jodi Glickman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Speaking up on a conference call, pitching a prospective client, presenting your analysis to your boss, or simply "showing up" online as your best self - how do you make your presence known in a powerful and compelling way? Learn what executive presence really is (and isn't), why it has nothing to do with your title or role, and how to get more of it.
Book by Jodi Glickman

How to Lead Change that Sticks

December 07, 2021 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In this dynamic program, you will get beyond the buzzwords and leverage a proven formula for change. The CQ® System for Developing Change Intelligence® is based on decades of leading transformational change across diverse industries, years of conducting global research on managing change, and study into the psychology and neuroscience of change.
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Critical Thinking Skills to Improve Decision-Making

December 09, 2021 with Dr. Michael Roberto
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program shows you how to stimulate dissent and debate to improve your decision-making; he also shows how to keep that conflict constructive. Of course, conflict alone does not produce better decisions and improved results. Leaders need to cultivate debate and simultaneously build consensus.  Whether you're a senior executive or a project team member, this program will help you leverage your team's immense untapped wisdom to make better decisions-and get better results.
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

How Women Lead: Influencing Others and Creating Positive Change

December 14, 2021 with Dr. Priya Nalkur
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Participants will walk away with immediately usable practical tools to influence others and create positive change along with feeling refreshed and energized to take on challenges in their lives.

The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety: Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation

December 16, 2021 with Dr. Timothy R Clark
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Dr. Clark will introduce concepts, skills, and behaviors that will help participants create high levels of psychological safety in their organizations to unleash and accelerate the development of their people.

Inclusive Leadership: Strategies for Leading in a Diverse Workplace

January 20, 2022 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Inclusive Leadership is a highly interactive leadership development workshop designed to enable organizational and team leaders to learn how to more fully leverage all talent by understanding implicit bias, and learning strategies for mitigating such bias in leadership decisions and practices.
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

How to Think Strategically and Make an Impact

January 25, 2022 with Gregory Githens
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Strategic thinking skills have been identified as the number one development requirement for the next generation of senior leaders. This program will help you understand what it means to "be strategic" and how to make a broader impact in your organization. A competent strategic thinker tolerates ambiguity, notices weak signals, defines the core challenge facing the organization, and designs and communicates an effective response with a winning strategic logic. Through interactive exercises and by studying real-world examples, the program will help you develop key strat...
Book by Gregory Githens

Leading From Anywhere: The Essential Guide To Managing Hybrid & Remote Teams

January 27, 2022 with Dr. David Burkus
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Research shows that employees are more productive and engaged when they have the freedom to work from anywhere-which means leaders need the skills to lead from anywhere. Learn how to handle the key challenges that remote leaders face: building a strong team culture, developing norms for communication, limiting distractions, ensuring accountability for work, providing feedback, and avoiding burnout. This session provides everything you'll need to survive and thrive as the leader of a remote team.
Book by Dr. David Burkus
Book by Dr. David Burkus
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