Course Description

Shape your executive presence with guidance and practice opportunities in a supportive group class environment. Learn how to reframe your mindset and to use the language of the executive in the room. Through a series of exercises, discover your presentation strengths and weaknesses, address anxiety, limit distractions, and increase your capacity to effectively handle a variety of situations.
Few are born with great, natural leadership skills. Craft and hone your leadership qualities and presence, guided and encouraged by a highly-qualified instructor with decades of experience. Develop essential elements of effective leadership through individual exercises, live online discussion with your classmates and instructors, and video demonstrations to watch on your own time.



This is a companion course to Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch and Communicate to Influence in the Maximize Your Leadership Potential series.


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the SMU CAPE Student Portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smuthink@smu.edu.
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