010 – Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders

Date:  Houston, Texas USA Mar 6 – 10 | London, UK. Jun 19-23 | Dubai, UAE. Jul 24-28
CEUs: 6.0

Registration Discount: $3,900 – You must Register 60 days in advance and payment must be Paid In Full 30 days prior to the start of class.

Course Overview

Organizations across every industry are facing complex organizational challenges that require the rapid development of new and agile leaders. More than ever before, emerging leaders must quickly learn and deploy core management skills, develop a broad strategic perspective, take their leadership skills to the next level, and expand their professional and personal networks.

Presented over ten days, this intensive program is designed to help new managers master core business concepts and build key skills in six subject areas, including leadership, strategy, and finance. Participants will gain a cross-functional view through sessions led by instructors specializing in each subject area and through project-based learning.

Program Benefits

  • Develop a solid understanding of the core business areas every manager should know. Topics may include, but are not limited to:
      • Leadership
      • Strategy
      • Communication
      • Finance
      • Marketing

     • Build organizational and team management skills

    • Learn to map your personal leadership and learning journey

     • Improve your collaboration and presentation skills

     • Earn a Certificate of Completion from the AEMPIN/TSU Department of Continuing Education


The program also serves as a gateway to other Professional Development Programs at AEMPIN’s Department of Continuing Education, where you can build on your foundation and develop advanced skills in key areas. After successfully completing this program, you become eligible for a discount on future open-enrollment programs.

Course Outline

• Master the core business areas every manager needs to know
• Build organizational, team management, and networking skills
• Understand how managers interact across business functions
• Improve your collaboration and presentation skills
• Develop a project that addresses an organizational challenge
• Build peer support for your team’s projects
• Identify your operational and strategic gaps
• Discuss leadership challenges and strategies with peers
• Map your personal leadership and learning journey
• Expand your professional and personal networks


Target Audience

This program is ideal for managers who are looking to rapidly increase their management skills and strategic perspective, taking on additional responsibility, and seeking to be effective in their organization. The program is also appropriate for individuals who are seeking an understanding of high-level business concepts in an intensive format.

Project Component

As a participant in this program, you will participate in a group project that will provide a growth opportunity for you as an emerging leader in your organization. The project aims to:

  • Support your personal growth as an emerging leader
  • Align with the strategic priorities of your group or organization
  • Demonstrate your ability to apply something learned during the program.

You will receive feedback from your peers and instructors throughout your group project development. Upon registering for this program, you should be thinking about how your development goals may translate into a project idea.


  • Knowing yourself
  • Managing yourself
  • Managing a team
  • Managing up and sideways


  • What is strategy?
  • What does strategy mean to the manager and organization?
  • Applying strategic thinking
  • Contributing to your organization’s strategy as an emerging leader


  • Persuasion
  • Storytelling
  • Modern audiences
  • Presentation skills


  • Enhancing your organization’s marketing efforts
  • Promoting yourself as a leader
  • Using marketing tools in project proposals
  • Gaining management buy-in

Culture & innovation

  • Why innovation matters today
  • Organizational culture
  • Case discussion

Tuition: $4,000