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IMS Columbus 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 Columbus can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

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 ...
Book by Dr. David Burkus
Book by Dr. David Burkus

How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci

February 02, 2022 with Michael Gelb
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Thinking creatively, learning faster and leading change, these abilities are at a premium in a highly competitive global business environment. What if you could call on history's greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci, to be your personal mentor in cultivating these highly prized elements of human capital? Anatomist, architect, botanist, city planner, ...
Book by Michael Gelb
Book by Michael Gelb

Collaborative Leadership: How To Build Trust, Overcome Obstacles and Accelerate Team Success

February 08, 2022 with Ann Tardy
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Transformation is impossible without human-to-human connection. We can only change ourselves, our teams, our organizations, and the world, when we exchange experiences and circulate our wisdom. Through collaboration we can accelerate each otherís success, shift the conversations we create, and generate new ideas and solutionsÖ together! In this ...
Book by Ann Tardy
Book by Ann Tardy

Communicating with IMPACT: Six Steps to Design and Deliver Messages that Inspire Action

February 10, 2022 with Patrick Donadio
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In today's high-tech world, good old-fashioned, verbal communication is not as good as it used to be. With communication in the workplace expanded to several platforms, how do you ensure the message you send will be received, understood and acted upon?
Book by Patrick Donadio

Lead For Results: Improving Focus, Relationships and Performance

February 15, 2022 with Dr. Clinton Longenecker
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Now more than ever, getting better results on an ongoing basis is the leadership mandate in every organization around the world. This seminar is designed to help business leaders develop a framework with which to systematically increase their personal effectiveness and ability to achieve higher levels of performance. This dynamic, interactive and h...
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Proven Strategies to Improve Engagement and Accountability on Your Team

February 22, 2022 with Dr. Daren Martin
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Typical companies have a 29% engagement rate. This is abysmal and handicaps success at every level. A Company of Owners was written to spark an evolution in companies and organizations leading to a fully engaged team where everyone acts and performs like an owner. How much better would your company be if ... Every team member came to work eve...
Book by Dr. Daren Martin
Book by Dr. Daren Martin

Courage to Confront: Problem Solving in the Face of Conflict

February 24, 2022 with Margaret Morford
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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!)....
Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

Present like a Pro: How to Hook Your Audience in Under 15 Seconds

March 02, 2022 with Park Howell
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Most leaders communicate and care but don't connect as they could because they lead with logic when what your audience really wants is the emotional appeal of a story. In Park's invigorating storytelling session, you will learn the foundational narrative framework of the ABT (And, But, Therefore) that hacks through the noise and hooks the primal li...
Book by Park Howell
Book by Park Howell

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

March 10, 2022 with Brenda Bailey-Hughes
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Developing your emotional intelligence can help you succeed at any stage of your life or career. It can also help you become a better leader, mentor, and coach. In this course, Brenda Bailey-Hughes defines exactly what emotional intelligence is and how it can help you manage your emotions and build stronger relationships. Learn how to understand ot...
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Working Smart: Managing Priorities and Mastering Workflow

March 17, 2022 with Jason Womack
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Your work days are different now. There's as much (or more) to do as always, and to add to the pressure you feel, uncertain times lay ahead. Some priorities you are managing because they are in your job description. Other priories have been thrust upon you, while you handle the daily workflow of email in between attending phone and video meetings. ...
Book by Jason Womack
Book by Jason Womack

Mastering Tough Conversations: Communicate Best When It Matters Most

March 22, 2022 with Neil Staker
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
How we individually and collectively talk about tough issues has a disproportionate impact on results and relationships. Unfortunately, we tend to be at our worst when it matters most. We avoid, hint, try sarcasm, and vent, as relationships deteriorate and problems go unresolved. On the flip side, individuals and teams that talk effectively about a...
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Becoming a Leader: Strategies & Tools for New & Emerging Leaders

March 24, 2022 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

How Every Manager Can Engage, Reward and Retain Talent

March 29, 2022 with Julie Winkle Giulioni
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
The time-honored tradition of defining career development exclusively in terms of promotions, moves, and title changes is dead. What lives on, however, are unrealistic expectations from this outdated mindset, leaving employees disengaged, managers disempowered, and organizations disadvantaged as they struggle to retain talent. The time has come to ...
Book by Julie Winkle Giulioni

Powerful Women Leaders: How to Connect, Engage and Succeed

March 31, 2022 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In spite of this age of unprecedented access and opportunity for women in the workplace, women still lag far behind men in positions of power and leadership. This course will help women leaders and emerging leaders identify necessary tools for leadership, hone communication and negotiation skills, understand the role of emotional intelligence an...
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What To Say When...Scripts A Manager can use for Delicate Conversations

April 06, 2022 with Alisa Cohn
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
There are times as a manager when you know that a necessary conversation will be difficult. You might have to deliver bad news or provide feedback to a team member who is not performing. The conversation might be new to you, like telling someone you are bringing in a new manager over them or having a career conversation with an employee. Sometimes...
Book by Alisa Cohn

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

April 14, 2022 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 technique...
Book by Mike Robbins
Book by Mike Robbins

Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge and Reclaim What matters

April 19, 2022 with Eileen McDargh
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
When the World Health Organization proclaimed burnout as a global occupational hazard in May 2019, few would suspect that the convergence of work demands and Covid-19 would accelerate a significant increase in exhausted employees. This program affords a way to step back and identify what burnout is, how it is triggered, how to break out of dysfunc...
Book by Eileen McDargh

The 5 Key Ingredients Of Thriving On Remote & Hybrid Teams

April 21, 2022 with Dr. Graeme Codrington
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Whatever the post-Covid future looks like, the workplace will be changing in many ways over the next few years, including adapting to more flexibility, automation, technology and globalisation, and the demands of younger generations of "digital native" employees. At the heart of ensuring high levels of productivity, engagement and contribution will...
Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington
Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington

Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

April 26, 2022 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Leadership presence is that elusive quality that sets you up for the next promotion and gives your career an extra boost. It's a blending of personal and interpersonal communication skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It's the impact you make when you show up and contribute in meetings. It's knowing how to project confidence and ...
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Optimize Your Decision Making by Anticipating the Unexpected

April 28, 2022 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

The Science of Trust - The Hidden Factors that make or break our relationships

May 04, 2022 with Jon Levy
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Trust is often said to be the most important factor in a relationship, but what is it made of? And how do you build it quickly or at distance? The truth is, most of what we do to build trusted relationships is harming them. Join behavioral scientist and New York Times best-selling author Jon Levy as we learn: The surprising technique used by a f...
Book by Jon Levy

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

May 10, 2022 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

Transformational Leadership: Generate Engagement, Boost Accountability, Drive Results

May 12, 2022 with Dr. Nicole Price
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Transformational leaders, those leaders who really make an impact, know that their role is to capture the hearts and minds of their team while inspiring them to greatness. They lead with empathy and courage to eliminate negative mental energy and foster an environment in which employees embrace reality and are willing to change. This program is for...
Book by Dr. Nicole Price
Book by Dr. Nicole Price

Increasing Your Personal Impact: Maximize Your Power to Influence Others

May 17, 2022 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

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

May 19, 2022 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...
Book by Lida Citroen
Book by Lida Citroen

Leadership Communication Essentials: Navigating Trust, Conflict, and Feedback

May 24, 2022 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 challeng...
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The Design Thinking Approach to Innovation

May 26, 2022 with Dr. Michael Roberto
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Design thinking is a powerful methodology that many companies are using to develop creative and innovative solutions to very challenging problems. In this seminar, you will engage in a series of hands-on activities to learn about the five-stage design thinking process and to practice the techniques. You will learn about how to conduct empathy-ba...
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

Critical Thinking to Reach the Best Decisions

June 07, 2022 with Dr. John Austin
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 ...
Book by Dr. John Austin
Book by Dr. John Austin

Boosting Productivity: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter

June 09, 2022 with Helene Segura
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This transformational program is designed for busy managers, project leaders, and senior individual contributors who are looking to streamline processes and systems in order to maximize productivity. Discover time management best practices which will enable you to do the following: maintain focus and productivity levels despite the unknown; address...
Book by Helene Segura
Book by Helene Segura

From Player to Coach: Making the Successful Transition to Management

June 16, 2022 with Dr. Michael Woodward
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
During this program, Dr. Woodward will share the latest research on what makes a successful manager and also share a model used by highly effective managers. In addition, there will discussion on how to facilitate self-insight along with providing simple techniques for developing self-insight, building trust and fostering psychological safety. Th...
Book by Dr. Michael Woodward

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

July 12, 2022 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action. This program identifies the elements of powerful communication and teaches you how to harness and utilize your individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, inspires, and transforms. Expect a highly interactive program with group exercises,...
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Next Level Leadership: Key Skills Required For Your Continued Success

July 19, 2022 with Bob Treadway
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Next-level leaders are recognized as strategic human assets who are indispensable - and next in line for promotion. This practical and engaging program teaches techniques that allow leaders to see around corners, anticipate the next big things, lead teams to achieve challenging goals, and make wise decisions that hold up in situations of uncertaint...
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What Every Manager Needs To Know: Develop Business Acumen to Get Ahead

July 21, 2022 with Dr. Noah Barsky
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Many rising leaders find themselves and their teams challenged when workplace expectations stretch beyond functional expertise. Even with abundant (and often excessive) data dashboards these days, many employees still struggle to identify and really understand their company's most important business metrics. This session guides participants on how...
Book by Dr. Noah Barsky
Book by Dr. Noah Barsky

How Innovative Thinking Leads to Extraordinary Outcomes

August 09, 2022 with Dr. Iris Firstenberg
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Successful organizations operate on the edge of chaos and embrace risk, error, and ambiguity, while practicing strategies that reduce the need for doing, undoing, and redoing. You will learn key strategies and practical tools to give you the adaptive capacity to work creatively with change and uncertainty. Using examples from teams and organizat...
Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg
Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Influence to Impact: Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders

September 20, 2022 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 ...
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
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