High-Impact Leadership (Classroom)

  • USD 4,250

  • classroom only
  • United States (Berkeley) |
  • Sep, 28th 2022 - Sep, 30th 2022
    • Certificate

    One of the most important leadership skills is the ability to effectively communicate and connect with varied audiences in the workplace. During this personal leadership development journey, you’ll explore your authentic style to establish your voice, presence, and abilities as a leader in communications. Through powerful theater techniques, role-playing, and personal coaching, you will learn to become a more charismatic, collaborative, and influential leader and more effectively connect with your audience to build stronger business and relationships.

    Join us at the Berkeley Haas campus for our 3-day in-person leadership communication skills training or choose the flexible Exec Ed Lab; a virtual 3-day learning experience that maximizes interaction and collaboration with faculty and groups - wherever you are.

    Program Benefits


    • Choose from a wide variety of programs and topics based on your unique learning needs to achieve a strong general management foundation
    • New online programs provide even more flexibility so you can learn from home with classmates from around the globe
    • Take the full three years to complete or schedule programs closer together to complete in less time


    • Be the first to hear about special promotions for program offerings in our open enrollment portfolio
    • 15% discount on future eligible future Berkeley Executive Education programs
    • 30% discount on eligible future programs after completion of your Certificate of Business Excellence
    • Get an email forwarding address


    • Ability to join local alumni chapters or clubs in your region
    • Join the private, invitation-only Berkeley Haas Alumni LinkedIn group
    • Invitations to the annual Berkeley Haas Alumni Conference
    • Attend select Berkeley Haas and Berkeley Executive Education Networking events opened to the COBE community


    • One-year complimentary digital subscription to the California Management Review
    • Receive the Berkeley Haas Alumni emailed newsletter
    • Access to Haas Insights – Latest research and thought leadership from Industry speakers and faculty
    • Subscribe to the Berkeley Haas Alumni Jobs e-Newsletter with latest job postings from distinguished employers

    Improve Your Leadership Communication Delivery

    Practice powerful theater techniques to actively communicate using voice, body, imagination, and energy to realize your potential as a transformative leader.

    Connect with Your Audience through Storytelling

    Engage in storytelling that moves people, creates influence over an audience and leaves a lasting impression that impacts the energy and performance of your team, department, or organization.

    Transform Your Communication Challenges into Strengths

    Identify your challenge areas and leave your comfort zone to build communication strengths such as ‘thinking on your feet’ using valuable leadership skills like ‘spontaneity’.

    Build Meaningful Business Relationships, Interpersonal Relationships, and Partnerships

    Employ the art of giving and receiving constructive feedback and create a community of excellence through active communication and engagement in productive interpersonal exchanges.

    Have Greater and More Memorable Impact Through Your Leadership Presence

    Find the right communication approach that reflects your own, authentic leadership style. Leverage your newfound style to achieve transformational leadership.

    Who Should Attend

    • Mid-to-senior level business leaders looking to strengthen their impact
    • High-potential individuals looking to further develop leadership skills
    • Any role from various industries can benefit from taking this leadership training program 
    • A group of colleagues or team who would like to advance their skills together


    Mark Rittenberg
    Lecturer (continuing); Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Persuasive Communication & Interpersonal Dynamics
    Susan Houlihan
    Professional Faculty; Persuasive Communication & Interpersonal Dynamics
    Doy Charnsupharindr
    Continuing Professional Faculty, Persuasive Communication & Interpersonal Dynamics

    *Program faculty is subject to change


    Topic 1 | The Art of Leadership Presence
    • The four universal communication principles
    • The power of presence in effective leadership
    • The ten active communication skills

    Topic 2 | Motivating, Inspiring and Reaching Out to Others
    • Active communicating using voice, body, imagination, and energy
    • Theater as heightened communication
    • Thinking on your feet: the skill of spontaneity

    Topic 3 | The Leader as Communication
    • The power of dialogue
    • Building meaningful relationships in the workplace
    • Dialogue and courageous conversations
    • The art of giving and receiving constructive feedback
    • Creating a community of excellence through communication
    • Leadership stories and exercises

    Topic 4 | The Leader as Coach
    • The primary skills of the coach
    • Mastering the tools of the coach
    • The three types of listening
    • The art of curious questioning
    • Listening skills and asking the right questions
    • Playback and empathy and coaching tools


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