Developing Your Executive Presence

Developing Your Executive Presence
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What’s the secret to commanding attention and respect when someone walks into a room? Is it charisma? Do you have that kind of presence? If not, is it something you would like to develop? Some people immediately command the attention and respect that they want. Sometimes it can come naturally, but even the most respectable people may need training in certain areas to develop the executive presence they desire.

The King’s Speech

An example of someone developing their executive presence is the story of King George VI, popularised in the 2010 film The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth. His family enlisted the help of a speech therapist to help with George’s nervous stammer which hampered him throughout his time as king. Stammers were thought of as a mental weakness at the time and the development that George went through helped to build his presence while in a position of authority that was also heavily publicised.

This course will help you to build your credibility through improving your personal appearance, honing your networking skills, and enhancing your ability to communicate effectively. You will also receive an introduction to core leadership skills.

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to implement the knowledge you learn to showcase your interpersonal and leadership skills with credibility in any business or social situation.


  • Identify the elements of a strong executive presence
  • Build trust and credibility with others
  • Communicate effectively using verbal and non-verbal techniques
  • Create a strong, positive first impression and maintain that impression as you build a relationship with others
  • Develop key leadership skills, including techniques for coaching, motivating, and delivering feedback


  • Develop your executive presence for more power in the workplace and when meeting new people.
  • Implement your knowledge as soon as you finish the course.
  • Extracurricular reading available to build on your training.
Course Code
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
1 gigahertz (GHz)
1 GB
Operating Systems
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Mac OS
Internet Explorer 8 or above
Google Chrome
Safari 6 or above
Mozilla Firefox
Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android