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Executive Presence Certificate

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Do you have the presence of a leader? Executive presence is a vital skill in business and life: being able to connect with other people by making your case and communicating genuine emotion, even in the most intimidating circumstances. Whether you’re leading a team meeting or giving a formal presentation to a large group, you can learn to combine your breath, your voice, your body positioning, your passionate belief in what you're saying, and your authentic self so profoundly that people won't be able to look away.

In this 15-week certificate program, you'll learn by doing to refine your public speaking skills and build confidence in your own presence. By sharing videos of yourself presenting and receiving constructive feedback from fellow students and experts, you'll practice analyzing your performance, repeating, and refining your work in exercises and acting techniques specially designed by Cornell Theatre Professor David Feldshuh. It's not about achieving perfection. The core skills, analytical tools, and training exercises presented in this program are intended to position you for a lifetime of development. The better you get, the more you'll confident you’ll feel. And it will show.



About eCornell of Cornell University

As Cornell University’s online learning subsidiary, eCornell provides many of the world's leading organizations with online professional development in the areas of finance, healthcare, hospitality, human resources, leadership, management, and marketing.

eCornell's proven course development model and asynchronous instructor-led course delivery provide students with a flexible, engaging, and immediately applicable learning experience crafted by Cornell University faculty. eCornell has delivered online courses to over 90,000 students in more than 200 countries.

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