Speak Like An Executive - Next Level Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

4.8

(9 ratings)

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3 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Proven strategies of executives & celebrities to command the room. Build executive presence and position yourself as an industry leader.

Course overview

Cultivate a magnetic brand through the art of executive communication.

We retain only 5% from lectures, but over 75% from applied practice. In this course, you will cultivate your unique brand and executive presence through active discussion, coaching, practice, and feedback. Gain insights from Harriette's real coaching stories with executives and celebrities to transform from unnoticed to an undeniable executive.


Learn Strategies for Executive Presence & Influence

• How to build unwavering confidence to lead with authority.

• How to look the part — create a powerful first impression that commands respect and influence.

• How to harness non-verbal cues (which account for 70-93% of communication) to project competence.

• How to stand out among your peers to fast-track your way to the top.

• How to be an expert in the room (even when you're not.)


Learn Dynamic Speaking & Presentation Skills

• How to command the room with confident posture and movement to land your message with authority.

• How to leverage the rhythm of speech for emphasis and retention.

• How to clearly articulate and present with credibility to land your ideas and persuade your audience.

• How to captivate your audience using storytelling and presence (and ditch the notes and busy slides.)

• How to navigate surprises and tough questions with poise to maintain control in challenging situations.

• How to un-clutter your language and speak precisely to establish your credibility.


Learn the Art of Professional Storytelling

• How to construct a narrative that showcases your unique leadership and strategic vision.

• How to forge authentic connections with high-level stakeholders to influence and drive action.

• How to distill complex concepts into clear, compelling messages for diverse audiences.

• How to strategically tell your story through a leadership lens to demonstrate your unique value.

Who is this course for

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New VPs & Directors: Distinguish yourself with a communication style that clearly conveys your value and vision.

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Ambitious Senior Managers & ICs: Build executive presence to stand out & get ahead. Don’t lose promotions over communication blindspots.

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Entrepreneurs & Technical Experts: Transform into storytellers who articulate a clear vision, engaging key stakeholders with confidence.

What you’ll get out of this course

How to Speak like an Executive

Learn to articulate your ideas in a way that captures attention and reflects your leadership caliber every time you speak.

How to Develop a Magnetic Executive Presence

Gain skills to project confidence and authority, compelling others to view you as a decision-maker and thought leader.

How to Harness Storytelling for Strategic Influence

Discover how to construct narratives that not only engage but also inspire action among high-level stakeholders.

How to Look the Part

Learn the art of a powerful first impression using non-verbal cues to reinforce your leadership status from the outset.

How to Lead with Authority

Equip yourself with strategies to deliver messages assertively, ensuring they are received with the credibility they deserve.

How to Maintain Poise Under Pressure

Get trained on quick-thinking techniques to handle the unexpected without losing your composure or credibility.

This course includes

3 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

In-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

2 projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Jun 25—Jun 30

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Events

    • Jun

      25

      The Art of Professional Storytelling

      Tue, Jun 25, 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM UTC

    Modules

    • The Art of Professional Storytelling

  • Week 2

    Jul 1—Jul 7

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Events

    • Jul

      2

      Strategies for Executive Presence & Influence

      Tue, Jul 2, 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM UTC

    Modules

    • Strategies for Executive Presence & Influence

  • Week 3

    Jul 8—Jul 9

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Events

    • Jul

      9

      Dynamic Speaking & Presentation Skills

      Tue, Jul 9, 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM UTC

4.8

(9 ratings)

What students are saying

Daymond John, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank & Founder of FUBU, Testimonial

"You gave me so many jewels, so many gems." Alicia Keys, multi-platinum, 15X Grammy Award Winner

Phylicia Fant, Amazon Music Executive, Testimonial

Elaine Welteroth — Project Runway Judge, NYT Best-Selling Author, Former Co-Host of The Talk & Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief

What people are saying

        This was the most rewarding use of an hour. Harriette is an amazing presenter and I got so much out of it that I will directly apply to my career and life. The concepts, examples, and recommendations were clear and motivating. If you are looking for a session to highlight immediate changes you can implement to improve yourself, this is the session.
Senior Analytics Manager

Senior Analytics Manager

Fortune 500 Company
        Harriette Cole is insightful and warm. She offers the perfect balance of concepts and real-life examples. She gives a great balance of image-focused points with a great dose of emotional intelligence, which she is really strong at presenting in an attainable way. It's not an easy thing to teach, but crucial to navigating career success.
Vice President

Vice President

Fortune 500 Company
        The manner in which she imparts her knowledge, wisdom, and advice is welcoming and always has me nodding along and taking copious notes. I review them often before a big meeting or even during the week to remind myself of how far I've come and how to approach the goals I've set for myself.
Director

Director

Fortune 500 Company
        Harriette and her delivery are so genuine — and the content is fabulous. I took away so much that I have started using and will for a long time!
Senior Manager

Senior Manager

Fortune 500 Company

Course schedule

4.5 hours of LIVE Executive Coaching
  • Wednesday, February 7: The Art of Professional Storytelling

    1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

    Interactive Coaching & Discussion:


    • How to inspire vision and change
    • How to simplify complex ideas
    • How to use emotion to drive action
    • How to connect your story to your brand
    • How to connect personal stories to business lessons
  • Wednesday, February 14: Strategies for Executive Presence & Influence

    1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

    Interactive Coaching & Discussion


    • How to project gravitas — confidence, poise, and credibility
    • How to leverage non-verbal cues to build connection and rapport
    • How to articulate yourself clearly and decisively
    • How to craft a distinct personal brand that sets you apart
  • Wednesday, February 21: Dynamic Speaking & Presentation Skills

    1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

    Interactive Coaching & Discussion



    • How to speak so others lean in
    • How to overcome public speaking anxiety
    • How to structure presentations for maximum impact
    • How to use body language to enhance your message
    • How to handle Q&A with confidence and clarity
  • Course Project

    With Harriette's guidance, you will craft a powerful personal statement — an essential element in every leader's toolkit. This project will empower you to articulate your vision and values with commanding executive presence to influence across all levels of your organization.

  • Important: Video Recordings will be Available

    All live sessions will be recorded and available to watch at your own pace in the Maven Student Portal.


    If you cannot attend the full time or need to drop off, you can catch up and watch the replay.

What is Executive Presence?

How to Prove You Deserve to Be in the Room

How Leaders Respond to Feedback

Meet your instructor

Harriette Cole

Harriette Cole

Leadership Coach & Media Trainer to Fortune 100 Executives & Grammy Winning Artists | Former EIC at Ebony Magazine, Essence Fashion Director

Harriette Cole’s mission is to help people identify, stand in, and articulate their greatness. She brings over 30 years of expertise as an executive coach to leaders at organizations like Spotify, Credit Suisse, Lockheed Martin, and BET. She has been instrumental in shaping the public personas of artists signed with Columbia Records, Motown, and Warner Records, including names like Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, and The Chicks.


Her media training expertise is recognized nationwide, showcased through her long-standing contributions on the Today Show, where she delves into etiquette and social dynamics.


Harriette served as editor-in-chief and creative director of Ebony Magazine, fashion director of Essence Magazine, and editorial director of Uptown Magazine.


As the first nationally syndicated black female advice columnist with her "Sense & Sensitivity" column, she's offered transformative counsel for over two decades, helping people nationwide navigate personal and professional challenges with grace and confidence.

Harriette in Action

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Speak Like An Executive - Next Level Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

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Dates

June 25—July 10, 2024

Payment Deadline

July 2, 2024
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Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

Frequently Asked Questions

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July 2, 2024
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