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12.20.19 - Executive Presence  (Live Webinar) 8 CPE / 7 CLE

12.20.19 - Executive Presence (Live Webinar) 8 CPE / 7 CLE

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Course Number:COMEXPRES19-W
  • When:Friday, December 20th, 2019. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
  • Location:Your home or office
  • CPE Credits:8 Communication CPE
  • CLE Credits:7 Substantive CLE / 6 Substantive CLE (PA)*
  • Delivery Method:Group Internet-Based
It is generally thought that a powerful, confident, and competent appearance can enhance our chances of professional success. Most ambitious business people would love to project competence, confidence, and power and demonstrate ease in front of audiences from four to four thousand. We all know people who do this well. But for most, it remains a mystery how they do all the many subtle things to achieve that personal aura that personal magnetism. Lots of factors go into this overall appearance. We call this congeries of attributes by a catchall, we give it a name charisma, persona, or presence.

Executive Presence is really a combination of many characteristics, qualities, and attributes working together to yield an impressive image, a powerful persona.
The term Executive Presence means different things to different people. It is sometimes equated with Professional Presence, Charisma, and Personal Branding. We all know it when we see it. And wouldn't most of us who aspire to lofty goals in the business world love to have it?

But what is it? Do we really need it? What is the ROI on Executive Presence? Can we disaggregate and isolate the various components of Executive Presence and improve each one? It turns out that we can. A powerful Executive Presence is a combination of identifiable factors that we can, indeed, improve with practice. This seminar takes a giant leap forward in assisting you to master the techniques that generate a powerful professional presence.

In this seminar, we break down Executive Presence into manageable parts and start to work on each one voice, gesture, stance, appearance, charisma, and personal brand. This is not all there is to Executive Presence, by any stretch, but it gets us started with a program whose good effects continue far beyond the limited time we have together.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review the fundamentals of effective business presentations
  • Highlight key factors for successful business interactions
  • Examine current academic research on top management team style, charisma, and presence
The Presenter:

Dr. Ridgley is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and International Business at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He holds a Doctorate and Masters in International Relations from Duke University and an International MBA from Temple University. He has also studied at Moscow State University and the Institut de Gestion Sociale in Paris. Dr. Ridgley is a former Military Intelligence Officer and served five years in West Berlin and near the Czech-German border, where he received the George S. Patton Award for Leadership from the 7th Army Academy in Bad Toelz, West Germany.

When: Friday, December 20th, 2019. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Where: Your home or office
Speaker: Stan Ridgley, Ph.D.
CPE Credits: 8 Communication CPE
CLE Credits: 7 Substantive CLE / 6 Substantive CLE (PA)*
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Tech Support: Bill Kline Email: [email protected] or Phone: 267-251-3805

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* McDevitt and Kline's live, internet-based courses are approved as Distance Learning courses by the PA Supreme Court CLE Board. For additional information, please visit Check with your State CLE Board for rules pertaining to live webcasts. These rules differ from state to state. For example, PA attorneys may earn up to 6 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 6 out of 12 credits per year); NJ and DE attorneys may earn up to 12 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 12 out of 24 credits per two years).

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