Influence and Leadership Presence

Establishing yourself as a leader requires trust from others in you and your ideas. Influencing and persuading others requires a better understanding of how people really work and why they decide to follow, as well as being relaxed and confident in your executive presence enough that others will have confidence in you too.

This 1-day course will teach you the aspects of leadership presence and how to apply them in your organization. Through experiential exercises, you will learn how people are really influenced in their day-to-day tasks and how you can do this non-coercively, to lead your team.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how people are really persuaded and influenced, non-coercively
  • Learn the six principles of persuasion and influence, and how to apply them in all you do
  • Learn about your strengths and areas of opportunity conveying dominance, mastery, and leadership
  • Develop your leadership and executive presence so you are more cool, calm, and collected in any circumstance and can effectively lead others

Dr. Brynn Winegard

Dr. Brynn Winegard is an award-winning professor, speaker, and writer. Brynn completed her formal education at the Schulich School of Business (MBA, PhD) in business and McMaster University in Neuroscience and Psychology. After over a decade in corporate marketing working for Pfizer Inc., Nestle Inc., and Johnson & Johnson Inc, Brynn has dedicated...
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  • Dates and Fees

    Friday, December 8, 2017

    **SOLD OUT!**

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    $825.00 + HST

    All meals and parking are included.

    Cancellation Policy

    Payment Policy

    Contact us for information about funding options.
  • Who Should Attend?

    This program is suited for mid to executive level managers who want to further develop their team development skill-set.

  • The Setting

    Classes are held at the:

    DeGroote School of Business
    Ron Joyce Centre
    4350 South Service Road
    Burlington, ON
    L7L 5R8

    The Ron Joyce Centre is easily accessible from the QEW and Go train service.

  • Learn More

    For more information, please contact Lynn Petruzzella at petruzl@mcmaster.ca or by telephone at 905-525-9140 Ext. 20509.

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