Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership

Find your voice and establish yourself as a memorable leader.

Establishing your executive presence is often overlooked by busy business leaders, but it’s a critical step to ensure lasting success. Learn how to effectively cultivate your leadership influence in this impactful 3-day program.

Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership

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Fees: $3,250
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: February 21, 2024 to
February 23, 2024
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Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership

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Lead With
Confidence And Poise

Executive presence is about more than attracting attention—it’s the ability to demonstrate to your employees, managers, clients and peers that you’re a leader whose ideas are worth paying attention to. 

This engaging and interactive program is your opportunity to learn and practice the ideas, techniques and tools to enhance communications, make compelling presentations, and turbo-charge your social interactions.

Enhance your executive presence and build your personal brand by creating memorable business relationships with everyone you meet. As part of the program, attendees are offered the opportunity to prepare video follow-ups and receive personalized feedback from the instructor to help strengthen your virtual presence.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Communication Skills
Leadership Skills
Presentation Skills
Relationship Building

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

Build your self-esteem and enhance your presence as a leader in just 3 short days with this practical and interactive program.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Gain sought-after communication skills and make a lasting impression as a confident business leader.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Leaders

Managers and mid-career leaders across various industries—such as managers, human resource leaders and performance coaches—will gain valuable communication and relationship-building skills, and develop the executive presence needed to reach more senior positions.

What Difference Will You Make?

"This program will empower the participant to project their best self in any professional situation."

- Sheryl Clarke-Dawkins Supervisor Direct Program, City of Toronto

"I had a wonderful experience taking my first program at Schulich. Thanks to the facilitator for her insightful and meaningful program material and impactful discussion that she fostered."

- Ashley Moraca Global Lead, E-Commerce, G Adventures

"Participating in this program helped me identify my leadership style and examine its effect on my executive presence, for better or for worse. Upon reflection I have walked away with strategies to adjust my actions to create opportunities to move my career forward."

- Denise Rainford Supervisor Direct Program, City of Toronto

Program Overview

  • Explore the foundation of executive presence and personal leadership development by examining other people’s perceptions of yourself and your own self-awareness.

  • Learn to make a positive and impactful first impression when meeting a new client, team member or leader.

  • Learn to identify and interpret body language. Review the four main postures and all the non-verbal ways to express authority, convey confidence, and articulate expertise in both formal and casual occasions.

  • Lead productive and rewarding meetings with the right tools and structure and guide your team’s next steps. Tap into your inner presenter while discovering ways to engage your team in lively group conversations.

  • Discover the best business practices for introducing yourself in a memorable way. Develop and strengthen your personal brand to leverage it in business conversations.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally across electronic communications, including emails, videos, teleconferences, and phone calls.

  • Find your voice while developing a personal business story that you can use to persuade and influence your listeners.

  • Practice the six core traits of gravitas and learn how to avoid related blunders. Learn the ins and outs of office politics and determine your own leadership style.

  • Winter 2024 Dates Time
    Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership 2/21/2024 - 2/23/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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Stephen Friedman,
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What You Get

After completing Developing Executive Presence for Exceptional Leadership, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Advanced Badge

Show that you’re able to apply knowledge at a strategic, organizational level.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

21 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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