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Leadership is not grabbing people's attention. It's igniting their passion.

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Speaking as a Leader®

January 28-29, 2020

Humphrey Group Office, Toronto, Ontario



February 4-5, 2020

Conference Board of Canada Office, Ottawa, Ontario



May 12-13, 2020

Humphrey Group Office, Toronto, Ontario



The ability to speak with clarity, conviction, and influence is critical to leadership. To be truly effective, leaders must be able to inspire action every time they speak – from formal and informal presentations to conference calls, one-on-one conversations, and impromptu discussions. Speaking as a Leader® meets this goal by enabling you to speak as a polished, inspirational leader in every interaction.

Program Details



Ideal for leaders of:

  • Teams
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Organizations

Powerful Learning Outcomes

In attending Speaking as a Leader, participants will strengthen their ability to consistently:

  • Approach communication with the intent to inspire action
  • Speak with vision: both aspirational and achievable
  • Speak with clarity and conviction in every interaction
  • Communicate a powerful message that reflects their leadership thinking
  • Support their message using a clear, logical structure
  • Close with a clear call to action
  • Achieve a dynamic presence that will position them as strong leaders
  • Plan effectively for critical conversations

Personalized Applied Learning

  • The participant to instructor is capped to ensure ample personal feedback and coaching throughout the session
  • Participants will identify an important upcoming communication opportunity and use this as the foundation for a script they will create
  • Participants are videotaped delivering their script and will receive feedback on both content and delivery
  • Participants roleplay in both planned and impromptu conversations, and will receive feedback on their performance in each of these settings


Program fee: $3,195

The program includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Does not include accommodation.

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Please note: Dates and locations are subject to change.

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