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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.

Attend our Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace training course to learn a highly effective toolkit of transformative, performance-based techniques involving the body, breath and voice. It will be practiced throughout the day and applied to different communication settings and role-play scenarios to enable you to develop greater flexibility and choice in how you react and communicate.

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

This toolkit can be used in the workplace to increase your sense of personal power and leadership capabilities.

COVID-19 Safety at Our Events
The safety of our delegates is extremely important to us, to find out what measures we have in place to ensure our face-to-face courses remain COVID-19 safe, click here. 

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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

  • 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
  • Learn innovative voice and speech techniques to maximise your presence
  • Discover powerful performance techniques for building status and credibility
  • Understand how your choice of language can create new and varied outcomes
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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09:15 - 09:30


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
  • Presenting yourself from a position of healthy self-esteem: role play exercise
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

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


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

  • Job interviews: role play exercise
15:30 - 16:00

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
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation, Feedback and Close



Delegate Price
£445+ VAT


Delegate Price
£395 + VAT


Delegate Price
£395 + VAT

Private Sector

Delegate Price
£495 + VAT


Central London