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Overview

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This virtual course has been designed for women who work in the public sector. It focuses on developing and embodying the essential skills needed to create impact and communicate with confident credibility.

This Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace course offers a highly effective toolkit of transformative, performance-based techniques, involving the body, breath, and voice.

This toolkit can be practiced repeatedly to enable you to increase your sense of personal power, credibility, and nascent leadership capacities.

Through the use of virtual breakout rooms, this course incorporates group role play scenarios that explore flexing between different communication styles and language choices to assist you in communicating assertively, from a position of personal power, knowledge, and confidence.

From the comfort of your own home, practice speeches and receive expert and individual advice from the trainer.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note: We will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Anne Walsh
Communications Coach

Anne Walsh is a Dialect, Voice and Vocal Communications Coach with extensive one-to-one and group business coaching experience in the private, corporate, public and charitable sectors with clients from the fields of Finance, Law, HR, Music, Publishing, Politics, Property, Local Government, Psychotherapy, Science, Medicine, Media, Art, Health and Well-being, IT, Teaching, Accountancy, Consultancy, Interior Design, Fashion, Journalism, Research, Secretarial and Administration, Higher Education (Lecturers and MA\PhD students.)

She was Voice and Communications Trainer at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama from 2008-2012 and designed and delivered in-house training in London, nationally, and in Europe, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discover powerful performance techniques for building status and credibility
  • Learn innovative voice and speech techniques to maximise your presence
  • Understand how your choice of language can create new and varied outcomes
  • Develop the ability to be assertive and dynamic
  • Practice different communication styles to deliver maximum impact
  • Leave with the confidence to create a positive attitude towards change
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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Agenda

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09:15 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Generating Presence - The Science Behind It

  • How to build a resonant, physical presence
  • Creating the conditions for credibility
10:00 - 10:30

Be Present to Have Presence!

  • Owning and naming your strengths and positive attributes
  • Role play exercise: Presenting yourself from a position of healthy self-esteem
10:30 - 10:45

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:45

Developing the Tool Kit

  • Body, breath, voice equals personal power
  • Breath is the key to relaxed, poised credibility
  • Voice and vocal performance skills – pitch, pause and pace for maximizing credibility
  • Acting as if: performance skills for high-status and credibility
  • Role play – archetypal high-status
11:45 - 12:00

Morning Break

12:00 - 13:00

Finding Your Feet to Speak Up in Meetings

  • Role play exercise: Speaking with clarity of intention and impact in meetings
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 14:15

Role Play Exercise: ‘Promotion: Speak to Your New Team’

  • Resonant versus dissonant leadership
  • Flexing between different communication styles: flexibility is the key
  • Avoiding self-sabotage in your language
  • Using persuasive influential language
  • Reading your team – understanding their communication preferences
14:15 - 14:20

Afternoon Break

14:20 - 14:35

The Power of Persuasive Language: Rhetoric

  • Be more persuasive by using rhetoric
  • Understand what rhetoric to use
14:35 - 14:50

Risking Spontaneity: Establishing Presence and Flexibility in Your Communication Style

  • Risking spontaneity
14:50 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 15:30

Stepping Up and Owning Your Status

  • Identify best practices to support preparing for an interview
  • Understand what it means to be present in the moment to communicate in ways that are both flexible and spontaneous
15:30 - 15:45

Action Planning

  • Recognising and naming your strengths and weaknesses with objectivity
  • Identify areas where we are stuck. Consciously welcoming change
  • Building a practical plan going forward
  • Select realisable, achievable goals and objectives stemming from your learning on the course
15:45 - 16:00

Evaluation

16:00 - 16:15

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