Professionalism establishes respect among co-workers, managers, clients and colleagues. In order to make a positive impact, business professionals need to come across as poised, confident, and respectful. This course teaches methods and techniques that help individuals articulate their ideas with more authority and confidence, maximize strengths, develop weaknesses, and make them all work cohesively.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
• Create a good first impression.
• Develop your best physical image.
• Promote yourself and network.
• Give the perception of being knowledgeable and in control.
• Be visible and recognizable to others inside and outside your organization.
• Handle stressful situations calmly.
Topics that will be covered:
• Your “Professional” Image–The Three-Legged Stool
• Portraying Confidence When Entering a Room, a Meeting, or a Social Gathering
• Confident Handshakes That Say You Are Important, Confident, and in Control of Any Situation
• The Development of a Mentor
• Deciding What the Intended “Look” Should Be and How to Achieve It
• Communicate So People Really Listen to You
• Appear Knowledgeable So People Assume You Are the Expert
• Increase Your Visibility So People Know Who You Are
• Manage Time and Stress So You Appear to Be Calm and in Control
Prerequisites: Individuals who are new to the workforce or have recently moved into positions with more responsibility or visibility. Anyone who wishes to enhance the professional impact they make on others.
Advance Preparation: No advance preparation needed. Fields of Study: Personal Image, Organizational Agility
Delivery Method: Group Live | Course Level: Basic | Duration: Half day - 8:00am – 12:00pm
Continuing Education/Recertification Credits: CPE Credits, HRCI Recertification Credits and SHRM Professional Development Credits may be available for this course.