AMA2536: Preparing for Leadership: What it Takes to Take the Lead



This course is designed to help leaders-to-be get ready for new challenges and responsibilities. You'll discover the heart and mind of true leadership through self-assessments and other leadership scenarios. You will explore roles as strategist, change agent, coach, manager, communicator, mentor, and team member. You will learn to develop your unique leadership style for maximum impact.


  • Managers with potential candidacy for a leadership role
  • Anyone about to take on a new leadership assignment

Learning Objectives

  • What a leader is and is not
  • Project a more dynamic image
  • Discover your own unique leadership style
  • Determine which leadership attributes you already possess
  • Take on your first leadership position with greater confidence by applying lessons learned in leadership training
  • Learn to look and talk like a leader
  • Expectations for a leader
  • Gain and use power and influence positively
  • Motivate a team
  • Protect yourself against the pitfalls of intra-organizational politics