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Developing Your Leadership Voice for Presence and Impact

COURSE TYPE

Advanced

Course Number

3405

Duration

3 Days

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Consistently conveying an authentic leadership voice — one that truly represents who you are and what you stand for — is an important trait for effective leaders. In this training course, you leverage proven behaviors and techniques to establish your own communication style and authentic leadership voice for engaging, inspiring, and motivating others.

You Will Learn How To

  • Adopt a strategic process and framework for leading change
  • Communicate effectively to successfully implement change
  • Apply a strategic approach to communication and planning
  • Inspire and motivate others to support change
  • Skillfully handle challenging situations

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Fundamental communication and presentation skills

Recommended Experience:

  • Experience at the level of:
    • Course 297, Personal Skills for Professional Excellence, or
    • Course 292, Communication Skills: Results through Collaboration

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Communicating as the key to leadership
  • Reviewing key communication skills
  • Inspiring change
  • Building a model for leadership communications
  • Uncovering the Leader in You

Looking in the mirror

  • Discovering your personal values
  • Mapping your roles and identity
  • Decoupling authority from power

The Persuasive Leader

  • Leading with logic, credibility and emotion
  • Selecting supporting tools
  • Building a strong opening

The Honest Leader

  • Integrating who you are with what you do
  • Ensuring clarity, consistency and integrity
  • Building your leadership voice
  • Preserving authenticity when adapting your style
  • Applying Leadership Objectives

Communicating to achieve results

  • Defining your leadership goals
  • Envisioning a new future
  • Mitigating the change impact on others
  • Applying a whole brain approach
  • Turning resistors into supporters

Developing communication outcomes

  • Planning winning outcomes
  • Translating objectives into communication outcomes
  • Evolving outcomes
  • Building your change champions
  • Delivering the right message at the right time

Improving your political game

  • Investing in reputation and credibility
  • Customizing your communication strategy
  • Combining logic, emotion and credibility for the right mix
  • Connecting with your audience
  • Choosing a powerful network
  • Refining Your Personal Communication

Employing nonverbal skills for greater impact

  • Preparing and knowing when to stop
  • Communicating with more than words
  • Interpreting body language

Crafting compelling messages

  • Simplifying and strengthening the message
  • Packaging messages to achieve desired outcomes
  • Asking "What's the point?"

Exploring communication styles

  • Discovering your communication style
  • Identifying how others communicate
  • Flexing your style

Rallying your team

  • Storytelling to connect with others
  • Communicating with emotional intelligence
  • Working appropriately with reasoning and logic
  • Linking your message to core motivations
  • Drawing successfully on emotional appeal
  • Sustaining Your Change Initiative

Triggering change is just the beginning

  • Dealing with stages of change
  • Defining your team's needs
  • Planning for progression
  • Adapting to organic change

Dealing with difficult conversations

  • Coping with anxiety
  • Leveraging self awareness
  • Moving discussions forward
  • Managing conversational traps
  • Prioritizing people before process
  • Progressing From Theory to Practice
  • Identifying your personal target
  • Building a campaign
  • Clarifying your short- and long-term priorities
  • Combining tactics to maximize presence and impact
  • Encouraging others to take action
  • Transferring your skills from class to workplace
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Tuition

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Standard

$2650

Government

$2355

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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

Earn 17 Credits from NASBA

This course qualifies for 17 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

Earn 17 PDUs


PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course is approved by PMI® for 17 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

Technical : 1 PDUs
Leadership : 12 PDUs
Business & Strategic : 4 PDUs

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“All of the activities in this leadership course reinforced what we were learning. I now have steps to follow to move forward as a manager and a leader.”

- D. Rossi, Assistant Director CTS
SUNY Purchase College

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