Adaptability: The Key for Mastering Change

at American Management Association - Arlington

Course Details
$1,495 100 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Apr 24, 9:00am - 4:30pm Eastern Time

2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
At Crystal Dr
Arlington, Virginia 22202
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this business training:

Learn to transform your mindset to manage and embrace change

Adjusting and re-adjusting to a business environment that is constantly changing can feel like a never-ending struggle. Without specific skills to adapt, your productivity, morale and business results can be adversely impacted. You first need to recognize your responses to your environment—and then learn how to adapt your mindset accordingly.

This workshop explores ways to develop great adaptability through emotional intelligence and mindset. Using specific steps, tools and techniques, you’ll analyze your present mindset and be able to adapt it, in order to see change as a positive force. You also examine and learn to better understand your present organizational culture, embrace new strategies to transform your approach to work, and achieve desired outcomes.

How You Will Benefit

  • Discover how emotional intelligence can help you deal with change
  • Explore unlearning as a way of learning
  • Develop greater comfort when facing unfamiliar situations
  • Improve your ability to communicate your struggles and be more willing to adapt

What You Will Cover

  • Understanding adaptability within the elements of emotional intelligence
  • Recognizing the difference between a “growth mindset” and a “fixed mindset”
  • Identifying your organization’s culture to understand the challenges
  • Predicting outcomes with existing knowledge to expand options for response
  • Adopting a frame of mind that can help you work outside your safe zone

Who should Attend

Managers, leaders and individual contributors who are trying to deal with changing environments—and need to adapt their approaches so they can manage work effectively and better support their teams.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify Your Organization’s Culture to Understand the Challenges
  • Discover Adaptability Within the Elements of Emotional Intelligence
  • Recognize the Difference Between a Growth and a Fixed Mindset
  • Apply a Socio-emotional Brain-based Model for Professional Transformation and Lasting Behavioral Change
  • Predict Outcomes with Existing Knowledge to Expand Options for Response
  • Expand Your Safe Zone and Communicate Your Needs as Well as Your Willingness to Adapt

Acknowledge the Interplay of Change, Adaptability, and Organizational Culture

  • Describe the Culture of the Organization
  • Review Change Practices Within that Organizational Structure
  • Detail Pertinent Approaches to Change, Transformation, and Adaptability
  • Predict Outcomes and Expand Options for Change

Discover and Access Brain-based Adaptability

  • Describe How Emotions Are Brain-based
  • Apply Emotional Self-awareness to the Development of Resilience and Adaptability
  • Detail the Interdependencies Between Emotion, Self-talk, and Physical Response
  • Address Paradigms, Perceptions, and Self-inflicted Stress
  • Discover the Formation of Habits and How to Rewire the Brain to New Behaviors

Plan Adaptability and Communication

  • Discover Communication Style Preferences
  • Apply Active and Reflective Listening
  • Communicate Your Needs and Challenges with Tact and Clarity

Transform, Transition, and Act

  • Create a Personal/Professional Adaptability Plan
  • Create a Team-based Adaptability Plan
  • Action Plan for Future Implementation of Adaptability Skills

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For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee. 

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