Moving from An Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader
Topic : Moving from An Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader
Gain the insights and skills to know where your business stands today and where it's heading tomorrow.
In today's unpredictable business environment, strategic leadership is not just for top management alone. It's for:
Managers who want to increase their competitive advantage by anticipating their customers' priorities, needs and expectations
Managers who want to distinguish operational data from strategic data, creatively develop sources of information and increase their staffs' flexibility and responsiveness
Managers who want to broaden their perspective, improve flexibility without compromising quality and increase their department's value to the organization
Every manager who wants to anticipate, initiate and manage change for maximum competitiveness!
If you want to move from being a good manager to being a great manager, you can't afford to miss this seminar. Because strategic leadership is a blending of attributes that every superior manager requires in today's unpredictable business environment.
Here's where you'll learn to anticipate, initiate and manage change for maximum competitiveness...stay on course while constantly redefining and refocusing your department's goals in order to hit a moving target...and determine where your unit is headed, as you take into account the multiple groups your decisions will impact.
Prepare to make a transition. Instead of being buried in your department's ongoing activities, you'll become an innovator able to add value to your organization, its customers and stakeholders. This course will provide you with the skills required to move your team or department forward decisively.
Why should you attend?
Inspire and direct your team to greater readiness and competitiveness
Add value to your organization by understanding the needs of your customers
Anticipate, create and encourage change
Spot opportunities for successful strategic alliances
Become an innovative, visionary leader
Establish a strategic culture
Identify the strengths and weaknesses in your work unit
Keep your unit moving forward
Take risks with confidence
Areas Covered in the Session:
Crossing the line to strategic effectiveness
Learning the strategic leadership approach
Vision and strategic leadership
Becoming an effective leader
Building influence through communication
Understanding the role of teams
Managing change with action-oriented skills
Who can Benefit:
Managers at all levels.
Speaker Profile :
Chris DeVany is keynote speaker at Ijona Skills. He is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include such organizations as Microsoft, Visa International, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Sprint, American Counseling Association, Aviva Insurance, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Hospital Corporation of America, Schlumberger, Morgan Stanley, Boston Scientific, US HealthCare and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He has published numerous articles in the fields of project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His McGraw-Hill book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", is replete with hands-on tools, templates and checklists which managers use effectively everyday to improve performance. He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues. He has served or is currently serving as a board member of Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader. Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving Corporate America as manager and trainer of project management, IT, sales, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation. He has assisted these organizations in developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives. Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.
Contact Info :
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Phone : +1 302-830-3132