Advanced Executive Presence

Advanced Executive Presence

Command Your Leadership Stage Through a Storytelling Experience
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Use your unique, authentic style to motivate & inspire.
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Demonstrate your unique presence through communication, conviction, intention, and knowledge.
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Receive one-on-one guidance from faculty as you hone your leadership skills.

About the Program

Learn how to inspire, motivate, and influence people by revealing your beliefs and visions. During this three-day, intensive leadership development program, participants will employ the art of presence and impactful storytelling in small groups while receiving personalized coaching from faculty. The Advanced Executive Presence program builds on the success of High-Impact Leadership and will prepare you for your Leadership Stage.

Master the "All Hands" Meeting
Learn what it takes to deliver a team meeting that touches the minds and hearts of an audience.
Develop Your Unique Executive Presence
Hone your unique leadership and communication style so you can be at your best no matter the situation.
Employ the Art of Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Learn how to give feedback in a way that will be well-received as well as take (and use) others’ feedback.
Share Your Passion and Vision Through Inspirational Storytelling
Understand the elements of an engaging story and learn how to construct yours for greater impact.
Build Valuable Relationships In and Out of Your Organization
Use your new leadership presence and communications skills to connect with other people in new ways.
Tailor Your Communications Style For the Global Stage
Use cultural sensitivity and other frameworks to avoid communication errors and make a positive impression anywhere you go.

Program Dates

Program Topics

The Advanced Executive Presence program curriculum covers the following topics:

  • Discovering your goals
  • Uncovering your authentic leadership presence
  • Creating your leadership portrait
  • Listening to others
  • Learning how executives engage and inspire their audiences
  • Bringing “magic into the room" 
  • Developing the power of knowledge & intention
  • Preparing for the stage
  • Building trust: revealing your vision & values
  • Creating powerful all-hands meetings that inspire and motivate
  • Touching the minds and hearts of an audience
  • Breaking down the elements of a presentation 
  • Practicing content/structure, voice, and non-verbal communication 
  • Rehearsing public speaking for impact
  • Learning how to coach and be coached
  • Practicing the elements of constructive feedback 
  • Presenting your leadership portrait
  • Redefining your communications style for a global stage

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Who It's For

  • Senior Executives
  • Directors
  • Vice Presidents
  • C-Suite Executives
  • Senior Managers
  • Individuals moving into a management role
  • Entrepreneurs pitching to investors
  • A group of colleagues or team who would like to advance their skills together

Cost & Features

Program Fee
  • Three-day leadership intensive program at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business campus 
  • World-renowned Berkeley Haas and Executive Education Faculty 
  • Former professional actor Mark Rittenberg
  • Practical application
  • Highly interactive environment 
  • Exclusive networking opportunities 
  • Access to the program alumni community 
  • Advanced Executive Presence Certificate of Completion 
This program counts toward a
Certificate of Business Excellence
Curriculum Days 
Three Days
Leadership & Communication

A UC Berkeley Certificate of Business Excellence gives individuals the opportunity to create a personal plan of study structured by our four academic pillars. Participants will earn a mark of distinction with certification from a world-class university, and enjoy the flexibility of completing the program in up to three years.


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