Public Program

Leadership Communication Training

This two-day training is for emerging leaders who are seeking to expand their communication toolkits for leading and managing high performing teams. The program focuses on leveraging personal style, message structures, and influencing skills to motivate and guide teams, partners, and leadership. The importance of being flexible in your communication style and structure is emphasized and includes a multitude of video-recorded exercises. Participants are sent a custom development plan following the program.

Outline for 2-day Program

Leverage Personal Style for Greater Impact
Day 1 Morning: Personal Style, 9am – noon
Visual Leadership | Confident Mindset | Vocal Presence

Crisp and Confident Communication Structure
Day 1 Afternoon: Message Structures, 1 – 5pm
Audience Analysis | Strong Starts and Closes | Articulating a Business Case

360° Leadership Communication Messaging
Day 2 Morning: Message Strategies, 9am – noon
Leadership Communication Structures for Managing Up, Down, and Across | Listening Skills

Handling Difficult Situations
Day 2 Afternoon: 4 Message Strategies, 1 – 5 pm
Handling Questions, Objections, and Pushback | Influencing Skills | Handling Negativity

Private Coaching: High Stake Communications
5 Remote Coaching Sessions (Optional Add-On)
High Stake Presentations | Facilitation Skills | Coaching and Mentoring Conversations and Approaches

Results

  • Recognize and practice behaviors, both physically and vocally, that contribute to a heightened executive presence
  • Analyze audience and objectives before determining approach
  • Explore ways to effectively structure messages for greatest impact
  • Employ techniques for facilitating discussions, answering questions, and steering conversation
  • Navigate challenging interactions with clients and colleagues more confidently

Locations

December 4 and 5, 2018
Chicago

200 E Randolph, Ste. 5100
(Aon Center)
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May 16 and 17, 2019
Chicago

200 E Randolph, Ste. 5100 
(Aon Center)
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July 18 and 19, 2019
New York

200 Park Avenue, Ste. 1700
(MetLife Building)
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