Effective Executive Speaking

  • Business Writing & Presentation Skills
  • Course Code: 32522

Take your public speaking to the next level! Speak, present and communicate with poise, power and persuasion.

From presentations to public speeches, your effectiveness as an executive and future career hinge on your ability to step up to the podium, command attention and transform every presentation into a credible and compelling communication.  Let's conquer your fear and connect with the minds and hearts of your audience. Take control of the room with ease and inject every presentation with your style and energy. Gain confidence as you learn by doing, and turn your next speech or presentation into a rewarding experience.

How You Will Benefit

  • Discover ways to maximize your impact on any audience
  • Develop your voice as a powerful and persuasive tool
  • Hone the skills to shape and organize effective and memorable speeches and presentations
  • Make the most of your natural speaking style to ensure authenticity
  • Gain confidence to manage day-to-day conversations
  • Build a strong executive team
  • Incorporate techniques for responding to change: questions, challenges and differing perceptions
  • Demonstrate how to deliver credibly when caught unexpectedly
  • Develop skills to face an audience or camera with confidence and control
  • Apply techniques to build on your unique personal strengths and transform every presentation into a credible, compelling communication

Course Features

  • Participant videotaping for personal skills self assessment
  • Individual coaching and feedback from an expert practitioner
  • Simulation activities to help transfer learned skills and behaviour to the working world

Who Should Attend

Senior executives and managers, including presidents, chief executive officers, vice presidents, directors and those involved in professional sales presentations.

Live Online classes are delivered in partnership with American Management Association.

Live Online courses delivered in partnership with American Management Association


$2,795 Non Member Fee
$2,495 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

$2,795 Non Member Fee
$2,495 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

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32 Reviews 5 Star

Course Reviews

  • Donna Scrimgeour, Aecon Group Inc. May 6, 2022

    Don Smith provided information that one could build upon.

  • Marc Villett, Alectra Utilities May 6, 2022

    Don was very knowledgeable about the subject matter. He kept the students involved in the course and gave us constructive feedback which helped with the learning process.

  • Randy Reid, Solicitor General of Ontario Mar 9, 2022

    The instructor was great and really enabled a positive learning experience

  • Past Participant, Waterfront Toronto Mar 9, 2022

    The course was a good refresher for speaking and presentation prep. including participate presentations in the early phases of presentation development was uncomfortable as participants had limited time to initially prepare. But the practice and commentar

  • Christie Breton, Senior Specialist, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Jan 24, 2022

    Patrick brings such a positive attitude and seems to genuinely care about every individual in the class. One criticism might be the "bright ideas/action items" list felt a little awkwardly bolted onto the side. When we were asked to write things into it, that was a little confusing and off-putting. Felt like much more general leadership advice (not specifically pertaining to situational communication) was coming through that way. Not distracting or harmful, just a bit awkward.

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