CFA Society Chicago Events

Event Detail

Executive Presence and Leadership Principles (Members Only)

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
33 N. LaSalle Street, Vault Lower Level, Chicago, IL  60602   (Driving Directions)

Program Description:
What is the power of positive leadership? Learn the traits of strong leaders, how to leverage your strengths and talents, and communicate more effectively in the Executive Presence and Leadership Principles workshop taught by Patricia Cook. This class is recommended for new leaders or high performers moving up a Leadership track.

  • Traits of strong leaders-what do you already do well, and on what would you like to focus?
  • Executive Presence
    • Expressive traits of Executive Presence
    • Most of it is how you communicate
    • Body Language
    • Charisma
    • Enclothed Cognition-The impact your dress has on your performance
  • Leveraging Your Strengths and talents and the strengths and talents of your team
  • Motivating People effectively vs managing "things"
    • What employees want vs. what managers want
    • Power of positive leadership
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Helping your team think more strategically
  • Driving for results
  • Leader vs. Manager

Speakers:
Patricia Cook - Founder, Patricia Cook & Associates

Fee:
Members - FREE
Student-Members - FREE
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Light snacks & refreshments

Registration: Register online below

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 2 credit hours

Agenda:
4:00 - 4:30 pm - Registration and Networking
4:30 - 6:30 pm - Program

Hosted by: Professional Development Advisory Group

Speaker Bios:

Patricia Cook Patricia Cook graduated from the University of Michigan's business school and spent 15 years as a relationship manager and vice president in the financial industry before starting her consulting firm 13 years ago. Her experience led her to realize that success depends on more than analytical skills and technical knowledge and requires the ability to build solid relationships based on respect and trust. As principal of her own consulting firm, Cook presents professional presence/business etiquette skills to help individuals strengthen relationships, retain and attract clients, and feel more comfortable and effective in any professional situation. Cook's clients include large banks, consulting firms, accounting firms, and other large corporations and universities around the country.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 22. If guests fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event they will be charged a $20 fee.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Society Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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