Executive Presence

Leadership & Influence

Executive Presence

Choose the format that is right for you.

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Great leaders model composure, communicate powerfully and build connected teams.

They provide clarity and reassurance, even during times of significant change. There is no time like now to elevate your leadership acumen, as we reimagine how we work.

The Executive Presence program will better equip you to lead right now – making a positive first impression, truly backing yourself and also influencing others.

Leaders with executive presence stand out. It is the missing link between merit and success. If you’re looking to enhance your effectiveness and support your leadership advancement, this program is perfect for you.

What you'll learn

Drawing on insights from neuroscience, you will have the opportunity to build self-assurance, expand your ability to influence others and signal your expertise. You will explore the four primary dimensions of executive presence. With the support of personalised executive coaching, you’ll convert these insights into positive behaviours.

This immersive program is delivered in both a face-to-face and in a blended virtual format – both of which will deepen your learning through reflective dialogue and also build your professional network.

You will develop critical skills that will:

  • deepen your self-awareness and self-confidence
  • build mental composure and resilience
  • engage diverse audiences, whether it’s in-person or virtually.

These skills will accelerate your ability to:

  • energise and connect with colleagues
  • strengthen your professional persona
  • refine your leadership narrative
  • increase your impact and ability to connect in a meaningful and authentic way.

Learning outcomes

You’ll be invited to explore executive presence focusing on the four primary dimensions that underpin it. You will learn how to reframe how you:

This program is augmented by three 40-minute coaching sessions with a qualified executive coach. This personalises, extends and embeds the learning, and ensures you get maximum value out of the learnings and insights you develop in the program.

If you want to amplify confidence, command the room and signal your expertise, this program is perfect for you.

Learning journey

Executive Presence is offered in two formats – choose the one that is right for you:


Who should attend

This practical, evidence-based program is for you if you:

  • are a senior leader or senior manager with at least 10 years’ business experience
  • have a reasonable span of control, even if you only have or are part of a small team
  • you might have Head of, Director, VP or GM in your title.

Program dates and times

  • Face-to-face program: Taking place at Monash Business School Caulfield campus over 2 days on 23 and 24 March 2023.
  • Online: Two-hour virtual live experience sessions run over 6 weeks during October and November 2023. Sessions to be held on 17, 24, 31 October and 8, 14 and 24 November.

Program fees

  • Blended: $3,995
  • Face-to-face: $4,295
  • Monash Alumni receive a 20% discount
    To access the discount code visit the Alumni portal here

Digital badging

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a digital badge to share with your network. Find out more about digital badges.


An award–winning broadcaster formerly with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sharon is passionate about building resilient, engaged and effective teams.

Her consultancy services include leadership communications, public speaking, executive presence, media spokesperson training and building focused, resilient teams. From harnessing the power of storytelling to designing comprehensive health and productivity programs, Sharon’s unique approach delivers lasting change for individuals and organisations.

Over the last fifteen years, she has helped thousands of media professionals and business executives in advanced communications and public speaking. Sharon helps them develop the skills and confidence needed to present themselves effectively in board meetings and investor briefings through to conference keynotes and tough media interviews. Sharon integrates the science of mindfulness and neuro-performance across her work.

In addition to a BA Communications degree and studies in Business Strategy and Corporate Wellness, Sharon holds the nationally recognised and accredited Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training. She has worked with private, public and non-profit organisations including Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Qantas, American Express, Settlement Services International and the Royal Flying Doctors Service.

Sharon is director of the Executive Presence for Senior Leaders program and The Executive Voice program.

Kristina Revenda is an executive coach, facilitator and strategist. A communication specialist with global experience, she holds a BA Hons in Design and Media Management and is an Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership certified organisational coach.

Kristina supports individuals and teams to boost their performance, impact and wellbeing through smarter and more attuned ways of working. She is known for her strategic nous and ability to distil the complex into the simple. With her clients' needs front-of-mind, her warmth, buoyance and candid style complement her practical, no-nonsense approach.

Kristina is an Associate and senior coach for Lever – Transfer of Learning, who awarded her 'Coach of the Year' in 2016 for outstanding services. More recently she was part of their select group of coach-facilitators assigned to work on the award-winning Telstra Leadership Program.