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Overview

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This one-day virtual course has been designed especially for women in the workplace. It focuses on developing and embodying the essential skills needed to create impact and communicate with confident credibility.

Whether you are leading virtual meetings or presenting remotely, 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.

Explore flexing between different communication styles and language choices to assist you in communicating assertively, from a position of personal power, knowledge, and confidence.

To facilitate better working at home this course will be delivered virtually, which will help you learn in a comfortable and familiar environment.

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

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.

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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

  • Confidence and assertiveness: 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: 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 maximising credibility
  • Acting as if: performance skills for high-status and credibility – presentation & public speaking
  • Role play: Archetypal high-status – the language of rhetoric
11:45 - 12:00

Morning Break

12:00 - 13:00

Finding Your Feet to Speak Up in Meetings

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

Lunch

13:45 - 14:15

Promotion: Speak to Your New Team: Role Play Exercise

  • 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

Establishing Presence and Flexibility in Your Communication Styles: Risking Spontaneity

  • Risking spontaneity
14:50 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 15:30

Stepping Up and Owning Your Status

  • Role play: Job Interviews
15:30 - 16:00

Action Planning

  • Recognising and naming your strengths and weaknesses with objectivity
  • Identify areas where we are tuck – consciously welcoming change
  • Build a practical plan going forward
  • Select realisable, achievable goals and objectives stemming from your learning on your course
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation, Feedback and Close