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Executive Presence for Professional Success

Learn how to enhance your executive presence in a global market and in the new virtual world.

Strengthen your presence through hands-on assignments in this critical skill and fuel your professional success.

This course is sponsored by Pacific Lutheran University in collaboration with SkillUp Online.

Executive Presence for Professional Success Highlights

Course enrollment

Starts on

14 December 2021

Enrollment closes on
14 December 2021

  Course duration

Duration

  • 4 weeks, online
    at 2 hrs/week
  Course Fee

Fee

US$99

Course enrollment

Starts on

14 December 2021

Enrollment closes on
14 December 2021

Course duration

Duration

  • 4 weeks, online
    at 2 hrs/week
Course Fee

Fee

US$99

Success in the workplace is directly tied to character traits such as confidence, openness to learning new things, the ability to communicate well, and the ability to exude these characteristics among peers and mentors. Strengthening these traits through practice then often leads to career promotion, respect across the business community, and the capacity to succeed on a global platform.

This course offers a blended learning experience that provides you with a meaningful grasp of what executive presence for professional success entails. You will gain awareness of what executive presence is and its importance for career growth, and through hands-on assignments you will learn how to improve and refine your own executive presence skills.

For learners keen to maximize their potential in both life and work, Executive Presence for Professional Success provides you with the tools you need to build respect in the business community, surpass your professional goals, and enjoy career success.

This career-changing course comprises four purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined development path. 

It is an instructor-led program which runs to a fixed schedule, with set start and finish dates. It is driven forward by your instructor and features eight hours of instructor-led workshops through an online and interactive interface. You will, however, have time to complete an additional four hours of homework assignments in your own time outside of the live sessions. And you will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community, mentors, and instructors through the program discussion space.

Your Certificate of Completion will be issued once you have successfully finished the course. 

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define executive presence.
  • Explain the multitude of attributes that comprise executive presence.
  • Assess your mastery level for each of the various attributes of executive presence.
  • Build a strategic plan to improve your executive presence by focusing on the biggest growth opportunities.
  • Accelerate career advancement.
  • Increase your level of impact on others.
  • Increase respect and esteem from management, peers, and direct reports.

The ideal learner for this course is the individual looking to increase their executive, leadership, and professional presence. These skills are critical across every stage of career advancement, from the college graduate looking to land their first career job to the senior-level executive looking to increase their impact and motivational skills.

There are no prerequisites for this course. The concepts and subject matter apply to all learners.

Course Outline

Welcome to Executive Presence for Professional Success
Instructor Profile
Course Outline
How the Course is Graded
How the Course is Structured
How to Plan to Take this Course and Your Schedule
Prework Instructions
Self-Assessment
Create and Upload Your Two-Minute Introduction Video
Week 1 Requirements
Week 1 Objectives
What You'll Need for Workshop 1
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Week 2 Requirements
Week 2 Objectives
Video Evaluation and Assessment 1 (Zynga's Mark Pincus)
Video Evaluation and Assessment 2 (PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi)
What You'll Need for Workshop 2
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Week 3 Requirements
Week 3 Objectives
Video Evaluation and Assessment 1 (Fairfax Media's Greg Hywood)
Video Evaluation and Assessment 2 (Microsoft's Satya Nadella)
What You'll Need for Workshop 3
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Homework Assessments
Final Exam
Summary and Takeaways
Post Course Evaluation / Survey Feedback
Course Certificate

Earn your certificate

Once you have completed this course, you will earn your certificate.

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FAQs

Executive Presence is a quality that many successful leaders have; it is what differentiates them from others. In a global market, this can be hard to achieve, particularly with the growth of remote working in a virtual world. If you’re seeking career progression, this course will enable you to master the key attributes required for a strong Executive Presence. Plus, it will help you to develop a plan to build and refine your own Executive Presence, so that you can then focus on maximizing professional opportunities and accelerating your career.

This course has been carefully designed to help individuals maximize the opportunities in their career through a strong Executive Presence. Those keen to develop an authentic but strong Executive Presence are ideally suited for this course and should enroll.

No. There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this course. If you are keen to discover how to build a strong Executive Presence in order to enjoy career success, this course will be of benefit to you. You do not need any specific experience or qualifications, and it is not tailored to any particular industry or sector.

This course is instructor-led, which means workshops take place online at pre-determined times. Your assignments are also be due by set dates. However, you will have the opportunity to complete some self-paced work as well, for you are able to carry out certain activities in your own time in preparation for the workshops.

To give you an idea of how much time you should allocate to studying this course, it takes place over 4 weeks, and we estimate the you will need to dedicate roughly 2 hours a week to your studies.

Yes, you will earn a PLU Certificate of Completion if you successfully complete this course. In addition, of course, you will have learned how to develop, refine, and enhance your Executive Presence to support your professional success.

Executive Presence for Professional Success is an instructor-led course. Live workshops take place at set times. When you enroll on the course, you will have access to the course information and workshop materials in your dashboard. Please note, you will need to prepare for the first workshop, as well as the other workshops.