Your Guide to the American Management Association’s Los Angeles Seminars and Services.

AMA specializes in providing professional development and career development seminars in over 40 cities across the U.S. Our Los Angeles lineup is a particularly exciting one due to the high number of business topics covered for every industry and career level. At our Los Angeles seminar centers, we cover everything from finance and accounting to analytical skills, communication skills, and much more.

This is a guide to AMA’s service offerings in Los Angeles for professionals looking to attend local leadership trainings, management courses, project management trainings or classes, and sales and customer service seminars in Los Angeles. Explore our local listings to find the best seminar for you, as well as the travel resources below to plan your visit.

Upcoming Seminars in the Los Angeles Area

Choose from a number of AMA seminars taking place in the Los Angeles area.

Management Skills for New Supervisors
Gain the core management skills you need to succeed. This course will help new managers develop the necessary skills needed to excel in a new manager role.

Leading with Emotional Intelligence
AMA provides one of the most comprehensive and valuable EI courses in the Los Angeles area. Leverage our emotional intelligence training to improve relationships and position yourself for personal, team, and organizational success.

Getting Results Without Authority
Learn how to be persuasive and get the results you’re looking for without authority. This in-depth course gives you the necessary persuasion tools to get the results you need.

Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills
Develop your presentation skills to transform yourself from inexperienced speaker to skilled presenter. Presentation skills are essential here in Los Angeles, this seminar provides you with the training to take your presentations to the next level.

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Acquire essential finance skills in 2 days. That’s right, in this 2-day seminar our faculty will enhance your financial literacy to help you make empowered financial choices.

These seminars and courses represent only a small sampling of the development opportunities available in Los Angeles.
For a full schedule of all sessions offered at our Los Angeles location, click here.

Not in Los Angeles?  Click here to view seminars in some of our other 40+ cities nationwide — or choose AMA's Online Seminars and learn and practice career-advancing skills right at your desk.

Top AMA Subject Areas

Leadership Training

Learn the path to masterful leadership with this set of AMA seminars, online courses and workshops.

Management Courses

AMA is recognized worldwide for our award-winning management trainings and programs. These trainings provide practical steps you can use immediately.

Project Management Trainings or Classes

Make sure your project runs smooth, by learning to deal with the different nuances of effective project management.

Sales and Customer Service Seminars

Prepare your sales team or just refine your own skill set, these seminars are aimed at improving both the sales and customer service processes.

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Who Should Attend

  • C-Level Executives
  • Business Analysts
  • Nascent Public Speakers
  • Sales Managers
  • Mid-level Professionals
  • Entry Level Employees
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Department Supervisors
  • Organizational Planners
  • Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs

Professionals in every industry and at all stages of their careers can benefit from AMA’s seminars and training sessions. We are pleased to offer the Los Angeles community with opportunities for business growth and enhancement throughout the year.

Travel Resources


AMA’s Los Angeles location is at the Westin Los Angeles Airport, an exquisite hotel and events center with 747 guest rooms, more than 50,000 square feet of event space, and an impressive 13,000-square-foot ballroom. The Westin is located at 5400 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90045.

For seminar attendees driving in for the day, the Westin Los Angeles Airport conference center is located just off Interstate 405 and minutes away from Los Angeles International Airport. The onsite parking fee for the hotel is $40 daily, and the valet parking fee is $45 per day.

Flying In

AMA’s Los Angeles location is serviced by four airports.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), approximately 1.1 miles west of the conference center (estimated taxi fare $20 one way).

Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR), approximately 21 miles north of the conference center (estimated taxi fare $61 one way)

Long Beach Airport (LGB), approximately 23 miles southeast of the conference center (estimated taxi fare $73 one way)

John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA), approximately 41 miles southeast of conference center (estimated taxi fare $120 one way)

The Westin Los Angeles Airport provides a complimentary shuttle ride from Los Angeles International Airport. Transportation to and from other local airports is available for a fee via SuperShuttle. Use SuperShuttle to schedule your ride ahead of time and enjoy peace of mind that your rides to and from the airport are guaranteed.
Los Angeles rideshare services, such as Lyft and Uber, are also widely available to get to and from the airport. Rates will vary depending on the airport and the time of day.

Nearby Hotels

  • Westin Los Angeles Airport (convention center location)
  • Hilton Los Angeles Airport
  • Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport LAX
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites LAX
  • Holiday Inn Los Angeles LAX Airport

Note: There are dozens of hotels near the Westin Los Angeles Airport convention center, catering to every style preference and budget when you visit Los Angeles for your leadership training or management course. Consult Google Maps for a full list of options.

A large portion of our seminars take place at the Westin Los Angeles Airport convention center Located at:

The Westin Los Angeles Airport
5400 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90045 USA

Only an 8 minute drive from LAX, click here for directions

Please review your specific seminar confirmation. Not all AMA Los Angeles seminars are held at the Weston.

Nearby Landmarks & Attractions

  • 24 Hour Fitness (4.2 miles away)
  • Millennium Day Spa (1.9 miles away)
  • Westchester Golf Course (3 miles away)
  • Manhattan Beach (4 miles away)
  • Bike rentals and trail (3 miles away)