The ability to communicate effectively can have profound impact – it can create stronger relationships, help you rise above behavioral challenges in the workplace, build your credibility and enhance your professional image. This course is designed to strengthen your communications skill set to better influence, engage, and inspire others.  It also offers you the opportunity to receive coaching and feedback on how to further develop your presentation capabilities. Download printable course overview (pdf)

July 13-14, 2017 | 2 Full Days ($900)

Become a Green Room package holder and receive discounts of up to 20%.

Who It’s For

Designed for individual contributors through mid-level managers

  • “Madison’s training style is enthusiastic, informative and entertaining. Because of her energy, all participants learned how to better communicate their ideas, listen to others, and successfully respond to the needs of our patients, co-workers and referring physicians. Madison had exceeded all of our expectations and we will continue to utilize her for all of our on-going communication training needs.”
    – Mark Prussian, Chief Executive Officer – The Eye Care Institute

  • “Humana is an enormous organization with many different important initiatives – making communications – both internally and externally – challenging and super important. Madison helped my team and me rise above the noise with compelling stories and impactful presentations. Our work resonated like never before, and as a result my team’s confidence has grown immeasurably. Madison is a rockstar!”
    – Pattie Dale Tye, Segment Vice President – Humana

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify their own communication style and craft authentic personal narratives
  • Understand listening barriers and their impact on effective work relationships
  • Incorporate memorable and necessary data into presentations
  • Develop productive post-presentation dialogue
  • Conquer nervous tendencies and practice powerful presenting skills
  • Identify patterns, triggers and emotional habits that either drive or derail you

About the Facilitator

This course will be facilitated by President and Founder of Cork Communications, Madison Cork, a prominent public speaking coach and professor of communications. Madison has over 15 years combined professional experience as public speaker, communications and presentation coach, storyteller, and award-winning actor and director. Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies, politicians and entertainment professionals. She is also a professor of communications at the University of Louisville and Bellarmine University.

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Leadership Louisville Center is a Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) approved provider.

This course is approved by HRCI for 12.5 PDC’s. The use of this seal confirms that the activities have met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

At the conclusion of Green Room courses, the Leadership Louisville Center will provide the following documentation for CEU credit purposes: Date, record of individual attendance, course title and description, course/event agenda, facilitator bios, course hours, and educator signature.

Approval is at the discretion of specific licensing boards or agencies.