Leadership Command Presence II: Building Acceptance & Credibility while Communicating Influentially

Course Code: 2260

Leadership Command Presence is a learnable skillset of actions and attitudes. Leaders with a powerful

presence carry a sense of authority and congruence in their expressions and interactions which

connects with others and inspires those being led to buy-in and focus on the leaders’ vision and goals.

Participants of this program will gain insights into leadership presence that gives them greater composure, situational awareness, credibility and believability, acceptance from others, clearer communications, rapport building strategies, methods of persuasiveness and influence, and much more.

In most interpersonal interactions, many people are only aware of if an interaction makes them feel good or uncomfortable—but they don’t know precisely what the other person did that made them feel that way. During this course attendees will learn specific strategies that assist in helping others feel at ease and good during an interaction. In this training Program participants will learn specific verbal and nonverbal strategies that make them more personable and likeable, or credible and believable during any interaction.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

·       Learn rapport building skillsets for enhancing credibility or likeability

·       Know how to apply the traits of Command Presence to improve your leadership image

·       Learn skills for greater situational awareness and sensory acuity

·       Learn an assertiveness strategy that builds buy-in during an interaction

·       Know how to handle criticism and anger with greater composure and control

·       Gain skills that enhance your verbal and nonverbal ability to make an immediate impact

·       Learn how to use critical thinking for improved goal setting and team interactions

·       Understand the eleven sources of power and how to use them to achieve goals or empower others

·       Learn how to create a strong team climate and culture.

Competencies Covered: Situational awareness; conflict resolution; persuasion; negotiation strategies; critical thinking strategies; managing criticism.