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Women in Leadership: Powerful Communications and Presentations


The ability to communicate in a clear and relatable way is essential for everyone in a leadership position. Whether we’re privately speaking with an employee about a performance issue or giving a presentation to executives, we must stay on message and be confident. In this one-day class, we’ll discuss best practices for one-on-one conversations, staff meetings, and formal presentations to executives.

The course meets the requirements of Government Code 19995.4(c) of 20-hours of continuing professional education biennially for all levels of supervisors in state service.

Women in leadership roles who wish to increase their personal power in more authentic ways

• Strategies for having assertive (rather than passive or aggressive) conversations about uncomfortable subjects, like performance issues and delegating tasks

• The best way to prepare participants for meetings, and how to run meetings efficiently

• How to anticipate and respond to questions from the audience in a professional and constructive manner

• Ways to deal with difficult personalities that interrupt your presentation