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Moving From An Operational Manager to A Strategic Leader | Washington Seminar


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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.

Why you should attend:

Why should one attend this seminar?

By participating, you will be able to more effectively:

  • 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

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 will benefit:

  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor
  • Manager


Day 1 Schedule

Lecture 1 (90 Mins): 
Crossing the Line from Operational Management to Strategic Leadership

  • Identify Your Own Specific Needs for Learning Related to the Content of the Seminar and Describe Them to the Group
  • Establish a Working Definition of Operating Management and Strategic Leadership by Examining the Evolving Roles of Managers and Leaders in the Workplace
  • Explore the Key Attributes of Managers vs. Those of Leaders
  • Assess Your Current Use of Effective Operating Management and Strategic Leadership Practices in Your Current Work Setting

Lecture 2 (90 Mins): 
Mission of the Organization

  • Clarify the Purpose of Your Work Unit in the Context of Your Organization
  • Develop a Working Draft of a Mission Statement That Will Form the Basis of Further Strategic Decisions

Lecture 3 (90 Mins): 
A Vision of the Future

  • Identify the Forces Influencing the Future of Your Work Unit
  • Develop an Inventory of the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOTs) That You Recognize in Your Business
  • Select a Target for Future Business Success
  • Develop an Initial Draft of a Vision Statement to Take Back to Your Unit
  • Formulate a Plan to Implement the Visioning Process as a Key Step in Applying Your New Strategic Leadership Skills Back in the Workplace

Lecture 4 (90 Mins): 
A Strategic Frame of Reference

  • Develop a Strategic Approach for Your Own Work Environment
  • Define Key Outputs at Each Level, Using the Model as a Planning Tool, for Your Actual Business Situation

Priorities for Strategic Action

  • Use a Tool for Setting Your Work Unit's Priorities, Given a Range of Information from and about Your Customers
  • Determine Optimal Approaches for Developing Customer Input and Data
  • Apply the Tool to a Real Business Situation
  • Develop a Plan to Use the Tool Back at Work

Day 2 Schedule

Lecture 1 (90 Mins): 
Profile of the Manager/Leader

  • Evaluate Your Current Application of Managerial and Strategic Leadership Approaches Using a Self-assessment Tool
  • Identify Your Current Key Strengths and Areas for Development
  • Plan Specific Actions to Take Back to Your Workplace by Looking at Your Own Staff in Terms of What They Currently Need from You as a Strategic Leader

Lecture 2 (90 Mins): 
Communication and Influence Skills

  • Assess Current Influence Skills and Practices
  • Develop Strategies for Increasing Your Influencing Skills as a Leader
  • Explore a Range of Options for Enhancing Communication Effectiveness

Lecture 3 (90 Mins): 
Leading Change

  • Identify Three Types of Change
  • Relate Organizational Change to Major Business Trends
  • Assess Your Skills in Leading Change
  • Plan Strategies for Specific Change

Lecture 4 (90 Mins): 
Strategic Plan for Personal Growth

  • Revisit Concepts from the Program for Application Back at Work
  • Select Specific Applications of the Concepts Presented for Taking Action in Your Unit When You Return to Work Using the Self-Assessments, Models, Activities, and Individual Exercises from This Program

Develop Specific Implementation Strategies, Including a Timetable


Chris DeVany

Founder and President, Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.

Location:  Washington, DC Date: September 10th & 11th, 2018 and Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Venue:  Courtyard Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National Airport 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202, USA


Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)

Until August 10, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00

From August 11 to September 08, Regular Price: $1,495.00

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