4 to 5 hour programs offer interactive exercises, breakout discussion rooms, and much more

IMS VIRTUAL LEARNING JOURNEY

 
These three-hour live, virtual programs offer interactive exercises, breakout discussion rooms, and much more. After each virtual program participants will receive a certificate of learning, signed by the IMS thought-leader, along with 30 days of access to our award-winning online Leveraged-Learning platform from AthenaOnline.
In addition, after the program, learners will receive additional materials to support their learning experience for the next 30 days. The learning journey culminates with a 30 to 60-minute live online group coaching session and discussion with the IMS expert, to help program participants with implementation strategies for what they have learned. Each participant will also receive a certificate of learning and CPE* credits.
Paid resigistrants who are not able to attend on the day of the program will be given access to a recording of the live session and will receive all of the other learning journey benefits, including the follow-up coaching.
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UPCOMING VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Courage to Confront: Problem Solving in the Face of Conflict

September 28, 2021 with Margaret Morford
This seminar teaches three essential skills which every manager needs to succeed. Learn proven strategies to tackle the toughest workplace and employee issues. With years of experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer, Margaret Morford has no shortage of real world examples to use in her seminar. (She guarantees many will sound familiar to you!). This will be a fun and interactive seminar with the goal of helping successful managers become even...
Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

Influence to Impact: Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders

September 30, 2021 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Influence is a crucial competency that enables leaders to succeed in the global marketplace. This program is a highly interactive, leadership development workshop for women. In this course women come to understand the three levels of power involved in influencing, they discover their I2I (Influence to Impact) influence profile, they are taught the power of language and the role gender plays in organizational influence, they are taught to use dial...
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Critical Thinking to Reach the Best Decisions

October 12, 2021 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 creativ...
Book by Dr. John Austin
Book by Dr. John Austin

Boosting Productivity: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter

October 14, 2021 with Helene Segura
This transformational virtual seminar is designed for busy managers, project leaders, and senior individual contributors who are looking to streamline processes and systems in order to maximize productivity. Whether you're working virtually, onsite or a hybrid, be an even more effective leader when you balance work, family and life when pivoting is a part of your daily routine. Discover time management best practices which will enable you to do t...
Book by Helene Segura
Book by Helene Segura

Powerful Communication: Craft and Deliver your Message with Authority and Authenticity

October 19, 2021 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action. This course identifies the elements of powerful communication and teaches the participants how to harness and utilize their own individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, inspires, and transforms. The course will be highly interactive with group exercises, skills assessment, demonstrations, critiquing and opportunity for on-site applic...
Book by Dr. Debbye Turner Bell

From Player to Coach: Making the Successful Transition to Management

October 21, 2021 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 the impact of COVID and the move to virtual environments, managing is more stressful than ever before. As an organizational psychologist and professor of executive coaching at NYU, Dr. Woody believes that effective management is rooted in understanding the psychology of h...
Book by Dr. Michael Woodward

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

October 26, 2021 with Lida Citroen
You are committed to doing excellent work, achieve great results, and desire more responsibility and career advancement. Unfortunately, being capable is not always enough, you need to develop a reputation in the wider organization for being a person who is ready to take on bigger challenges. Successful leaders at all levels recognize that to have influence and impact, to lead others, and be credible requires a confident presence, consistent posit...
Book by Lida Citroen
Book by Lida Citroen

Increasing Your Personal Impact: Maximize Your Power to Influence Others

October 28, 2021 with Ty Bennett
Regardless of the type of organization you`re in, or the role you play in it, you are in the business of people. Because of that, great leadership is the driving force behind growing your business. 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 usi...
Book by Ty Bennett
Book by Ty Bennett

Optimize Your Decision Making by Anticipating the Unexpected

November 04, 2021 with Dr. Kathy Pearson
Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, even in situations with ambiguous information, loosely structured problems, deep uncertainty, and complex trade-offs. Learn how to improve the agility of your team and implement proven techniques for minimizing costly mistakes. Work through engaging case studies, and current corporate examples, to understand how to apply this content in the ‘real world’. This fast-pac...
Book by Dr. Kathy Pearson

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

November 09, 2021 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 busine...
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
Employees who are deservingly promoted into managerial positions because they do well in their current jobs often need additional support and better preparation if they're to successfully manage and/or lead others.This session will focus on equipping managers with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively manage people and increase productivity in their areas of responsibility. Participants will explore basic managerial concepts, discuss c...
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
Authenticity is critical to success and effectiveness for 21st century leaders. Now more than ever, it's essential for leaders to build authentic relationships in order 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

Leadership Communication Essentials: Navigating Trust, Conflict, and Feedback

November 30, 2021 with Deborah Grayson Riegal
Being a successful leader requires having conversations that are difficult, not to mention important, awkward, tricky, meaningful, and powerful. The goal isn’t 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
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
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 outrigh...
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Critical Thinking Skills to Improve Decision-Making

December 09, 2021 with Dr. Michael Roberto
Leaders hear 'yes' far too often. They don't hear bad news until it's too late. It's an enormous problem for leaders, for teams, for the entire organization. But is it inevitable? Absolutely not. In this workshop, Professor Michael Roberto shows you how to stimulate dissent and debate to improve your decision making; he also shows how to keep that conflict constructive.
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

How Women Lead: Influencing Others and Creating Positive Change

December 14, 2021 with Priya Nalkur
Highly effective women leaders follow a unique playbook that focuses on 5 factors: authenticity; connection and inclusion; clarity and self-awareness; agency and voice; and balance. This empowering and interactive workshop gives women the practical tools to magnify these 5 factors by identifying the key behaviors with which they are associated. Participants will learn how to break free of their internal limits and censors that prevent them from b...
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