Program Schedule

The four-week course includes interactive lectures, application activities with individualized feedback in small groups, and 1:1 coaching.

  • Interactive lectures are delivered by Dr. Tannenbaum and will include the principles of effective communication distilled from best practices and academic research. You will also have the opportunity to present in front of a small group of your peers in the program and receive live feedback from Dr. Tannenbaum.
  • Individualized coaching sessions and video analyses provide specific observations about your communication strengths and opportunities for improvement. 

 

Session Date Time
Elements of Powerful Communication TBA 10:00am - 11:30am
Application Activity: Speeches of Introduction TBA 10:00am - 1:30pm*
Tactics to Persuade and Influence and Answering Questions TBA 10:00am - 11:30am
1:1 Coaching Session 1 Self-Scheduled 10:00am - 11:30am
Speaking to Get Action and Speaking to Change Minds TBA 10:00am - 11:30am
Application Activity: Speech to Persuade or Influence TBA 10:00am - 1:30pm**
1:1 Coaching Session 2 Self-Scheduled 10:00am - 11:30am
Application Activity: Speech to Persuade or Influence TBA 10:00am - 1:30pm**
Application Activity: Impromptu Speeches TBA 10:00am - 1:30pm***
Final Speeches + Wrap Up TBA 10:00am - 11:30am

*90 minutes per group.  Groups 1 & 2 will be 10:00am - 11:30am, Groups 3 & 4 will be 12:00pm-1:30pm.

**90 minutes per group. Group 1 will be Nov. 3, 10:00am - 11:30am, Group 2 will be Nov. 3, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Group 3 will be Nov. 10,  10:00am - 11:30am, Group 4 will be Nov. 10, 12:00pm-1:30pm

***90 minutes per group.  Groups 1 & 2 will be 10:00am - 11:30am, Groups 3 & 4 will be 12:00pm-1:30pm. 

 

“ The learning from Barbara's class has boosted my career, increasing the impact that I make with my communications in the workplace, as well as my success rate while pitching my ideas verbally and in business presentations. ”

Luis Serratto Colgate-Palmolive, Global Head of the Responsible Sourcing Programs