Communicating with Presence and Impact

Communicating with Presence and Impact

Developing clarity, confidence, presence and authenticity

This two-day course is designed for career-minded executives who need to effectively communicate in high stake environments with greater levels of confidence, clarity and authenticity.

You will be taken through the key stages involved in delivering inspiring presentations. The course will explore a framework including techniques and exercises to refocus and manage stress, anxiety and nerves.

Acquire an enviable reputation as a powerful and memorable presenter, and the confidence to engage, inform, motivate or influence an audience.

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Key highlights

Grab your audience’s attention and create clear, succinct messages

Consciously choose a mindset of confidence in high stakes environments

Learn from an organisational and executive coach

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Upcoming courses

DateDurationLocationFeeTraining Points
25 - 26 November 2 days Sydney city campus (map) $3,590 (incl. GST) 6 Register now

You will learn to:

  • Deploy a range of communication styles depending on audience profile and desired presentation outcome.
  • Switch from self-consciousness to focusing on engaging your audience through body language and vocal skills
  • Ask powerful questions to explore issues and enhance your message

Who should attend

This course is designed for any leader who wants to develop a reputation as a powerful, memorable and effective communicator, including:

  • Executives and managers from all industry sectors.
  • Sales and account management professionals.
  • Project managers, HR and IR practitioners.

What you'll learn

Day 1

  • The Elevator Pitch.
  • The Authentic Engagement Model.
  • Managing Personal State.
  • Developing Presence.
  • The Power of Intent and Purpose.
  • Personal Coaching.

Day 2

  • Style and Flexibility.
  • High Stakes Communication.
  • Case Study Exploration.
  • Storytelling to Engage.
  • Challenging Conversation Roadmap.

Meet your facilitator

Duncan Young Communicating with Presence and Impact Interpersonal Skills Short course Sydney Macquarie University

Duncan Young

Duncan Young

Duncan’s credentials combine a diversity of education, training and practical experience. He completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English drama in 1991 and then went on to complete a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA).

Duncan has been working as an leadership development consultant since 1998. He is an accredited executive coach through the Institute of Executive Coaching and is certified in a range of psychometric instruments and leadership development tools. He has delivered and designed programs in leadership, change management, diversity & inclusion, ethics, pitching & presentation skills, sales & business development, influencing, negotiation and media skills to a broad range of clients from both the private and public sectors. One of his great strengths is being able to work effortlessly at any level of an organization from CEO to frontline staff.

Duncan’s approach to program design is based on the philosophy that leadership is a complex set of skills that need to be continuously honed and practiced. His action learning workshops provide a safe and supportive place to do this. Through simulations, role-plays and collaborative forums, workshops participants are encouraged to experiment with a range of practical approaches to various leadership challenges.

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Macquarie University North Ryde campus

North Ryde campus
99 Talavera Road
Macquarie Park NSW 2113 

Macquarie University Sydney city campus at Angel Place

Sydney city campus
Level 24, 123 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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