Executive Communication Masterclass with Janet Holmgren
Learn the language of leadership and influence colleagues, clients, and executives.
Language is power. Through words we communicate, inspire, and motivate. Business leaders like Michael Bloomberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Indra Nooyi are known by their strong voices that guide their companies and teams to greatness.
Do you want to better understand your voice, increase your effectiveness, and own your power?
This interactive masterclass led by Janet Holmgren, a world-renowned education leader and linguist, is geared to senior executives and rising stars who seek to refine and magnify their presence. In this course, participants will practice public speaking and receive meaningful feedback from the instructor and fellow participants. A portion of the class will be dedicated to exploring the role of diversity in leadership and communication, and identify how to elevate a diversity of voices in the business world.
You'll walk away knowing how to:
Find the right tone and words for common situations, e.g. public addresses, high-pressure meetings, challenging discussions
Understand your linguistic persona, and the strengths and weaknesses of your voice in a professional setting
Employ tools that will empower you to win your audience through language and presentation.
About the Instructor:
Janet “Jan” Holmgren is an expert public speaker who has addressed audiences on five continents. She is a linguistics scholar and a passionate champion for diversity. Jan served as President of Mills College for 20+ years, and as Vice Provost of Princeton University, where she recently sat on the Board of Trustees. She has served on numerous non-profit, government, corporate and trade association boards, and is currently on the Board of Directors for 3DMX Inc, an international educational technology innovator.
About the host:
Founded in 1992 by Sue Cooper and Alan Cooper, the "Father of Visual Basic," Cooper is an award-winning global design and business strategy consultancy, with offices in San Francisco and New York. Our mission is to help organizations think big, create delight, and achieve success. We approach every engagement with fresh eyes and a proven framework. Cooper’s Professional Education arm shares the best practices we have developed, and empowers participants and clients to create great products and services.
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