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Successful leadership doesn’t just depend on having excellent management skills, it also requires having a commanding presence.

Attend our Projecting Powerful Leadership Presence course with RADA trained Communication Skills Consultant, Sandra Miller, to explore and apply communication and leadership styles that will help you engage with your employees – taking into account your personal style and organisational culture.

Through practical exercises and tutor-led discussions, gain proven techniques on using body language to command a room and exert your influence. Leave the day knowing how to enhance your impact, successfully influence others and lead your team with credibility.

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Sandra Miller
Communication Skills Training Consultant

Sandra Miller is a RADA trained Actor and now works extensively in the corporate sector providing coaching, consultancy and training in communication skills.

Her area of specialist expertise covers Presentation Skills, Interview Techniques, Handling People in Difficult Situations, Storytelling and Influential Communications.

Her clients include many ‘blue chip’ organisations including the BBC, BBC Worldwide, Bristol Water, Friends Provident, Financial Reporting Council, Unilever, Vocalink, Elavon Merchant Services etc. In the public sector clients include the NHS and many District, Borough and City Councils and Universities including working with Politicians and Academics and Civil Servants.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn practical tools to engage with your audience
  • Understand and apply the traits of an influential leader
  • Gain techniques to command and hold a meeting when it counts
  • Receive expert advice and feedback on your presence, gravitas and impact
  • Discover what it means to have powerful body language and how this can help further your career
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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0800 542 9414
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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:30

Traits of an Influential Leader

  • Identify the leadership style which suits you and your organisation’s culture
  • Explore and identify the different leadership styles and traits of a good leader
10:30 - 11:15

Emotional Intelligence

  • Understand yourself to identify your own personality traits
  • Understand others and how to deal with different personalities
11:15 - 11:30

Morning Break

11:30 - 13:00

Using Communication to Build Trust, Credibility, Confidence and Influence

  • The importance of preparation
  • Focus on clarity, confidence and authority to exert power and influence
  •  How to engage with and influence a group of other senior leaders who may have competing interests
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:15

Physicality and Vocal Warm Up Exercises

14:15 - 16:00

Establishing and Executing Your Presence

  • Learn and practise how to command a room
  • Know how to conduct yourself with assurance and gravitas
  • Develop a confident leadership style and put this into practice
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation and Close


etc. Venues – Marble Arch, London

Garfield House 86 Edgware Road, London, W2 2EA