Executive and Residential Programs
Commanding Presence: Advanced Communication & Presentation Skills
2 Day Workshop
In a survey of 1500 professionals, the top three benefits of being an excellent speaker are respect, persuasion, and career advancement. The top three consequences of poor speaking are being underestimated, being perceived as less intelligent, and unfulfilled potential.
This is an intensive, personal coaching program designed to immediately upgrade your speaking skills reduce your communication stress and remove the barriers that poor speaking put in front of you and your career. The focus is on “Eloquence”, the preparation of information and “Performance”, effective delivery. As one of only 8 participants, you will receive all of the personal coaching you require and learn new skills in a comfortable and supportive environment. You will be working with the most experienced speaking coach in North America.
Who Should Attend
Does your speaking ability consistently match your expertise and knowledge in important meetings and presentations? Would you like to immediately improve your ability to deliver precise, informative and persuasive presentations? If so, this program is for you! In this highly effective and rewarding workshop, you will achieve a substantial and permanent improvement in your confidence and speaking ability.
Download the 2-day Workshop Factsheet.
The Commanding Presence program covers these topics:
How To Think on Your Feet:
How to Achieve a Commanding Presence
Registrations are currently being taken for programs on:
New dates are constantly being added. Please contact John Doucette at: 1-866-968-6771 for the most current dates.
$1,850 for CPA Ontario Members
Fee includes daily breakfast and lunch, training materials, and videotape. After the program you will receive a written, personal analysis of your voice and communication style, and recommendations for continuous improvement.
Each workshop includes a follow-up, half-day refresher session with dinner. Refreshers are held monthly.
Subject to CPA Ontario regulations, Members may count up to 16 hours of verifiable CPD for the completion of Commanding Presence.
Commanding Presence Alumni
An optional program exists, for the alumni of Commanding Presence, who wish to continue honing their speaking and presentation skills.
For more information, please contact: John Doucette at 1-866-968-6771.
John Plank, M.A., is one of the most highly qualified and respected communications coaches in North America. He has twenty years of experience in the corporate, public service and legal professions. He is a performance coach for CBC Radio and Television.
John coaches accountants, lawyers, senior executives, leaders, and other professionals, in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
He has a Master’s degree in voice and speech and was director of actor training at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival.
John is the creator of the internationally acclaimed Commanding Presence ™ training programs which are accredited by professional associations in North America and the U.K.
Contact Commanding Presence
For more information about the Commanding Presence program, please contact John Doucette at: 1-866-968-6771