Executive Business Communication: Enhancing Your Presentation Competencies

Conveying confidence and credibility is necessary to clear communication in business today. Learning the skills to deliver a polished and persuasive presentation can ensure that the ideas you have are successfully expressed.

Spring 2015 | Program dates to be announced



This course is a unique opportunity to develop essential leadership skills in sharing vision, meeting facilitation, listening for share purpose and emotional intelligence.  The most successful business leaders recognize that they can always improve in these areas.  Throughout this course you will receive specialized feedback from a professional coach who has specialized in the human resources training and education field.  This executive-level material will aid you in being an effective communicator to better reach and impact business with a more keen ability to influence change.

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Program dates to be announced

   Location:    Fisher College of Business, Pfahl Hall
   Cost:    $3,350

This course is intended for senior management whose success depends on their ability guide both internal and external stakeholders. 

Individuals who wish to improve their presentation skills through learning important techniques and by practicing and receiving immediate feedback. 

Past participants come from a broad range of industries; companies are encouraged to send teams who will not only learn a common vocabulary, but will have the opportunity to work on current organization communication challenges.

Faculty:  Marc Ankerman- Senior Lecturer, Management and Human Resources
  • Conveying Confidence and Credibility Module
  • Shared Purpose Listening Module
  • Meeting Facilitation and Agenda Setting Module
  • Emotional Intelligence Module
  • Emotional Intelligence Module Two
  • Final Team Presentations
Continuing Education Credits: 2.4 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
24 CPE (Ohio CPA)

Program participants will learn

  • To understand the process of content development and organization.
  • Work with a variety of listening techniques for shared purpose and meaning in presenting and work life situations.
  • Techniques of facilitation versus presentation and begin to plan strategies for increasing productivity and effectiveness in business meeting communication.
  • Examine a variety of techniques related to “emotional intelligence” and how it affects the executive control and influence in executive communication.
  • To effectively work on strategies and techniques in relation to difficult content, difficult audiences and difficult presentations.
  • To apply the above mentioned skills in a team setting where the interaction at an executive level is often challenged and difficult to maintain.


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Michelle Norris
Program Manager
Phone: 614.292.8574
Fax: 614.292.6644
Fisher College of Business
Executive Education
110 Pfahl Hall
280 W. Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1144


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