Moving From An Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader

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CEU Approved

  • 90 minutes

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

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. In this webinar expert speaker Chris DeVany, will discuss you with the skills required to move your team or department.

Session Highlights:

  • 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

Why You Should Attend:

By attending, you will understand how to even 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

  • Keep your unit moving forward

  • Take risks with confidence

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our team members’ and team’s performance!

Who Should Attend?

  • Executives, senior managers, managers at all levels

  • CEO

  • Senior Vice President

  • Vice President

  • Executive Director

  • Managing Director

  • Regional Vice President

  • Area Supervisor

  • Manager

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Chris Devany

Chris Devany

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 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 every day to improve performance.

Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster’s International Competition speaker. 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.

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This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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