Executive Presence: Style, Substance and Character

"Very good course. The practical aspects to the course and the direct and constructive feedback was really useful in helping build confidence and improve.”

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Some people possess a seemingly innate quality that makes others gravitate towards them, to instantly inspire trust and confidence and generally be liked straight away. But what exactly is it that gives them this stand-out presence?

According to the three dimensions of executive presence, one needs to have style, substance and character in order to command presence. These refer to the first impressions you make, your genuineness and your charisma.

Featured in our Leadership and Management series, the Executive Presence: Style, Substance and Character course will look at the importance of building a presence as well as identifying the skills needed to create your own personal “wow” factor.


Key features of the programme include:

  • Confidence, poise under pressure and decisiveness
  • Speaking skills, assertiveness and the ability to read an audience or situation
  • Grooming: Authentic, but appropriate for the environment.

Designed for:

This course is suitable for Senior Executives or anyone who aspires to be a Senior Executive.


Learning outcomes:

Delegates will develop a personal action plan which will help them develop their own executive presence further, as well as gaining confidence with their own style, substance and character. 

Summary

Duration

10:00 - 16:00

Price

£695 + VAT

Location

St James's Park

Dates

4 October 2019 Book8

Lead Trainer

Matthew Greenough

Matthew Greenough

Matt is passionate about words – and the power they have to make real and lasting change in the world. He had a successful career in politics, culminating in his role as the Chief Special Adviser in the Welsh Government. Prior to that he was the Special Adviser for Media & Strategic Communications, and the Education Special Adviser

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Matthew Greenough

Matthew Greenough

Matt is passionate about words – and the power they have to make real and lasting change in the world.

 

He had a successful career in politics, culminating in his role as the Chief Special Adviser in the Welsh Government. Prior to that he was the Special Adviser for Media & Strategic Communications, and the Education Special Adviser. As the most senior adviser working for the First Minister of Wales, Matt worked with politicians, officials, and external partners to help deliver the Government’s programme. He also had responsibility for writing keynote speeches and leading on high profile communications challenges. In addition to his work for Government, Matt worked in various roles for the Labour Party in Wales, including as Director of Communications for the successful 2016 Assembly elections.

 

Working at the top of government in strategic, policy and communications roles has given him wide-ranging and high-level experience of: speechwriting, media handling and training, change management, crisis communications, briefing senior teams, and stakeholder management.

 

Matt now runs his own communications consultancy, Words Matter.

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