Owen Graduate School of Management

Communication Strategies for Senior Leadership

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About the course

A two-day program to help you communicate, motivate and grow your executive brand

The higher you move up the management ladder, the more your communication skills play a critical role in your ability to be an effective leader. In this interactive program, you’ll develop and practice techniques for communicating at a senior level.


  • You’ll learn skills you can apply right away, including:
  • Making effective presentations
  • Communicating during a crisis and in stressful situations
  • Creating a personal brand strategy and a unique executive presence
  • Improving your listening skills to hear and solve problems the first time
  • Writing persuasively with a clear and concise executive tone
  • Leading meetings that motivate (Rule #1: Speak less than 20 percent of the time.)
  • Communicating a strategic vision that people listen to and clearly understand

Who should attend

  • C-Suite executives, who want to take their game to the next level
  • Rising senior leaders, who expect to join the C-suite in the next 12 months
  • Division, department and team managers, who want to differentiate their leadership
  • Entrepreneurs, who find themselves thrust into leadership positions
  • Board members, who must provide direction and guidance for senior executives

Trust the experts

Kimberly Pace

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise Strategic communication, Public Relations/Media Relations, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development, and Personal Branding Subject Areas Communications Biography Kimberly Pace uses her formal training in the performing arts to bring a unique perspective ...


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