Present with Confidence and Gain Influence at Work

Build your executive presence so you can differentiate yourself, stand out, and get buy-in on your ideas.

Vanessa Cardona Kepp, Intrapenuer who has secured $20M to invest in new products.

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Vanessa Cardona Kepp, Intrapenuer who has secured $20M to invest in new products.

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During this course, you will create a system that positions you as an expert, helps you feel confident, and gets your ideas prioritized. And you'll join a community of people who want to hype you up along the way.

See what people are saying

        Working with Vanessa has given my presentation skills a huge boost. I enjoy public speaking and presenting but lacked the ability to truly support my ideas with data. Vanessa has made me a more well-rounded speaker and effective presenter, helping me bring a greater degree of authority to my delivery.
Nic Gomez
Nic Gomez
Keynote Speaker
        I feel fortunate to work with Vanessa so closely and have learned invaluable skills from a true pro. She is incredibly intentional in planning, which ensures important conversations are productive and decisive. Vanessa leaves nothing on the table and asks all the right questions to ensure the team is aligned and excited.
Sam Szerlip
Sam Szerlip
Manager, Product Design
        Vanessa is a role model and a leader. Her ability to look around corners, present with confidence and drive consensus turned what was supposed to be an experiment into a global program. She did this all in a male dominated world where she faced challenges before she even started.
Chad Moran
Chad Moran
Senior Software Engineer
        Vanessa deeply understands how to capture an audience & create a compelling story to influence all levels of an organization. I've learned to present with confidence in order to gain buy-in and showcase my achievements. I've been recognized by senior leaders for my strong communication skills and owe it to Vanessa for her mentorship & support.
Elisabeth Diaz
Elisabeth Diaz
Global Partner Manager
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Presenting with Confidence and Gaining Influence at Work

Beta Cohort
$350 USD
Dates
May 30 - June 10, 2022
Payment Deadline
May 30, 2022

Who is this course for

01

Entry or mid-level managers who want to get to the next level.

02

People working at high-growth startups who want to stand out.

03

Anyone who wants to feel confident when they're presenting to leadership.

Design a system that builds confidence when presenting to leadership

🖥 Prepare an effective presentation

Create a presentation prep strategy so you communicate clearly, write concisely, and engage your audience.

📇 Tell a story with you presentation to help visualize your priorities

Master a simple framework to illustrate your ideas and get buy-in from leaders.


📊 Add data at the right moments to emphasize impact

Justify your priorities and solidify your ideas by identifying key data points to support your decisions.

👑 Stand out by being your authentic-self during presentations

Put it all together to build your confidence and differentiate yourself to stand out and become known as an expert at your company. 



Course syllabus

01

Design a presentation prep strategy that helps you work efficiently and sets you up for success

Get comfortable with the Pre-Presentation Canvas to outline your work and create a working backwards plan to execute.

02

Create a story to illustrate your ideas and get buy-in from decision makers

Master a simple story-telling framework that provides decision-makers talking points to move your narrative forward.

03

Build authority by using data to justify your priorities

Identify key data points within your story to illustrate the importance of the information your sharing, while building trust and expertise.

04

Execute your presentation with confidence so you differentiate yourself and stand out

Put it all together and create a template that allows you to present with confidence and authority.

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Join an upcoming cohort

Presenting with Confidence and Gaining Influence at Work

Beta Cohort
$350 USD
Dates
May 30 - June 10, 2022
Payment Deadline
May 30, 2022

Meet your instructor

Vanessa Cardona Kepp, Intrapenuer who has secured $20M to invest in new products.
Vanessa Cardona Kepp, Intrapenuer who has secured $20M to invest in new products.
Principal Product Manager, ex-Amazon, startup practitioner, equity enthusiast

For the last 12 years I’ve worked at early-stage startups and big tech. I've pitched new ideas to Fortune 1000 companies and created partnerships to launch new products and programs. As an intrapreneur, I've secured $20M to date to launch new innovative products. In my day-to-day I am consistently presenting to CEOs, VPs, investors, and other important decision makers. I've given over 500 presentations and been awarded for my public speaking and promoted based off of my executive presence.


Course Schedule

3-5 hours per week
  • Wednesdays & Fridays
    4:00pm - 5:00pm CST

    This is a two week course that will consist of four, one hour, courses with optional Q&A sessions.

  • June 1, 2022

    60 min lecture & workshop

  • June 3, 2022

    40 min lecture & workshop and 20 min guest speaker

  • June 8, 2022

    60 min lecture & workshop

  • June 10, 2022

    20 min final thoughts & 40 min group share

  • Out of Class Work

    1-3 hours a week of pre/post-class work

  • Weekly Q&A Sessions

    Weekly 45 min Q&A sessions to work directly with your instructor

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active, not passive

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects

Learn with a cohort of peers

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cost

$350 USD
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Join an upcoming cohort

Presenting with Confidence and Gaining Influence at Work

Beta Cohort
$350 USD
Dates
May 30 - June 10, 2022
Payment Deadline
May 30, 2022