Nurse Manager Institute


Nurse Manager Institute (NMI) is a three-day interactive program that combines lecture, discussion, experiential learning and self-assessment. Using simulation, case study and introduction of leadership concepts attendees are able to explore their leadership potential, understand the basics of budgeting, conflict management, circle concepts, quality and patient safety, and their role in the future of nursing.


Day One (breakfast & lunch provided)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
• Nurse Manager Competencies
• Group Activity
• Liberating Structures
• Balancing Transformational & Transactional Leadership

12:00 – 1:00 pm
• Lunch Provided

1:00 – 4:00 pm
• Conflict Management
• Circle Concepts
• Calling the Circle

Day Two (breakfast & lunch provided)

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
• Applying Circle Concepts to Leadership
• Running an Effective Meeting
• Putting it Together: The Art of Negotiation
• Bench-marking, Productivity, Forecasting

12:00 – 1:00 pm
• Lunch Provided

1:00 – 4:30 pm
• Reflective Practice
• Action Learning
• Engaging Staff/Empowerment

Day Three (breakfast & lunch provided)

8:00 – 11:30 am
• Measuring Success
• Behavioral Interviewing
• Performance Appraisals

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
• Lunch Provided

12:15 pm – 2:30 pm
• Facilitated Discussions

Please note, agenda is subject to change. A final agenda will be sent to participants prior to the workshop.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

The program offers attendees the opportunity to earn up to 17.5 continuing education credits.

Accreditation Statement

The American Organization of Nurse Executives is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AONE is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15740.


The program will be held at the American Hospital Association (AHA), located at 155 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606. AHA has a corporate rate at the Hotel Allegro. This hotel is two blocks from the AHA offices. A special link to check discounted prices and availability will be provided in your confirmation email.

AONE cannot be held liable for non-refundable airline tickets or hotel room deposits. AONE suggests that you do not purchase restricted or nonrefundable tickets for travel to the annual meeting. AONE assumes no liability for penalties or fare increases should the annual meeting sell out or in the unlikely event that changes to the annual meeting dates and/or location become necessary. Hotel reservations, cancelations and charges are the attendee’s responsibility.


A refund minus 20% will be granted to written requests received 14 days or more prior to the start date of the program. Cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Kelsey Irish at We will not be able to grant refunds after this date.

Registrants unable to attend may send an alternate. If the alternate is not a member of AONE and original registrant is a member, the nonmember differential must be paid.

Special Accommodations

AONE complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability is deprived of the opportunity to participate in this program solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, AONE will provide reasonable accommodations for a candidate with a disability who requests accommodations. Requests can be made by sending a written request 21 days in advance of the workshop to Kelsey Irish.


24-26 Oct


American Hospital Association – 155 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago

Registration Fee

The Nurse Manager Institute - October 24-26 course is currently full. Sign up for the waitlist to be alerted when a spot opens.

AONE Member $850.00

Non-member $900.00

Group Rate* $850.00

*Must be 2 or more from the same organization.