Executive Communication & Leadership Presence shows you how to build confidence and inspire action among internal and external audiences with an effective, consistent messaging strategy and tactics for becoming a more observant and effective communicator. Learn how to guide your organization through any challenge or obstacle.
  • Course Length

    At Goizueta Business School
  • Typical Class Size

    For mid- to upper-level managers aiming to expand their influence
  • Course Investment

    Breakfast and lunch included

Act Fast

This short course was originally scheduled for April 28-29, 2020 and has been postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. New dates will be available soon for a July delivery. This course will also be offered October 20-21, 2020.


Executive Communication & Leadership Presence focuses on examining and expanding your communication skills and executive presence. You’ll come away with a comprehensive toolkit of strategies to use for message development and delivery. This course applies to the C-Suite certificates with a concentration in change management and qualifies as an elective for the C-Suite, Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership, and Advanced Certificates.

Lead Boldly Into the Future

Enhance your own communication skills to become a stronger, more effective leader who can command any audience. Explore how clarity, structure, persuasion, and authority help build buy-in and navigate any situation.
  • Explore Communication Tactics

    Analyze your executive presence using the 360 Executive Presence Analysis with individual feedback. Develop persuasive communication strategies to use cross-functionally and polish your personal persuasive presence.
  • Crisis Communication Strategies

    Learn to address challenges with confidence and control and create a crisis control communication strategy.
  • Deliver the What, Why, How, and When

    Delve into the "Commander's intent" and how to utilize the core concepts of executive communication. Skillfully craft content and the structure of your messages.
  • Explore the Pillars of Leadership Presence

    Learn how to engage large organizations through communication and maintain alignment during change.

Course Takeaways

  • Communicate Confidently

    Own your individual leadership style and design a compelling messaging strategy that delivers on the what, why, how, and when.
  • Read Any Room

    Develop a keen ability to assess the emotions and thoughts of your audience through a deeper understanding of nonverbal communication.
  • Manage a Crisis

    Learn how to deliver difficult messages that keep your organization solidly on course even through stressful situations.

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