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Powerful Presence


*In line with official guidance for public health relating to social distancing, we are moving this online to a web based delivery.

Programme Overview
The Powerful Presence programme is designed to enable participants to tap into their innate ability to harness the full potential power of their presence, both verbal and non-verbal. In doing so, you will maximise your personal impact and the effectiveness of your communication. A high performance team is always the result of inspirational leadership and confident team members. Your transformation into a leader who communicates, leads and inspires with agility begins here

Who Should Attend?
If you are a leader or aspire to lead, then this workshop is for you. Equally, if you are challenged with being seen or heard, this is an opportunity to develop your voice and confidence


*In line with official guidance for public health relating to social distancing, we are moving this online to a web based delivery.

Duration: 1 Day

Programme Content:

On completion of this programme, participants will have learned to:
  • Develop and elicit confidence with powerful Presence and Voice
  • Listen effectively with empathetic equality
  • Communicate with clarity, gravitas and humanity
  • Ignite the energy of your team and colleagues with your personal impact
  • Deliver prepared presentations with ease
  • Have access to a tool kit to bring to your daily interactions.
  • Bring your communications to a new level of impact
  • Learn the skill of impromptu speaking

Mark Downey is a leading International Certified Vocal Coach and Presence Trainer. Most recently based in Canada, he is now bringing his unique Speech and Presence training to Ireland. This learn-by-doing, one day course, offers you the opportunity to acquire the necessary verbal and non-verbal communication skills to acquire powerful personal presence. The training is comprised of cutting-edge, science-based techniques which are the secret recipe of the world’s most charismatic and exciting leaders and speakers.

The full day is activity based and focused on experiential learning to equip the delegates with tools directly applicable to their professional requirements. The workshop is delivered by a world class certified voice coach who specialises in presence impact.

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"As always, the Powerful Presence programme was very highly rated by the staff here. They enjoyed and benefited from the course content which met and exceeded their expectations. The trainer's style and delivery is participative, experiential and highly engaging".

Idelle Hawkins, Irish Blood Transfusion Service

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  • Locations:
    Cork, Dublin, Online, Waterford
  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €385
    Non-member rate: €425
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
    - Pay by credit card online here
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