Communicating Effectively with the ‘C’ Level

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Preparing to Communicate Effectively at the ‘C’ Level

Does your job require you to communicate mission-critical data with senior executives? Perhaps you have opportunities to influence executive decision-making, but don’t know how best to deliver your message. To make the most of your communication with the “C” level, you need to be prepared. This course helps you shape and clarify your message, outlines the principles you should follow when approaching communications with senior executives, and provides important tips on how to build credibility with the “C” level. It also offers detailed guidance on how to approach and plan meetings with senior executives to ensure you are positioned for success.

Target Audience
Individuals who want to develop or refine their skills for communicating effectively with the “C” Level

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

  • identify what you need to be clear about when preparing to communicate with senior executives
  • identify the characteristics and drivers of senior executives that affect how you should communicate with
  • them
  • determine which basic principles for communicating with senior executives have been applied in a scenario
  • recognize how to apply the principles to build credibility with senior executives
  • plan the content of your meetings with senior executives
  • plan how to conduct a meeting with senior executives

Techniques for Communicating Effectively with Senior Executives


Understanding how to communicate effectively with senior executives is a valuable skill for any professional. How else will you pitch your great idea to your CEO or report on key successes or failures? What if you’ve got only a few minutes to get your message across? This course provides direction on how to carry out executive-level communications in both formal and informal settings. It also explores different communications media and how they might be used to convey your message to senior executives. Finally, the course recognizes the different reasons why you might communicate with the “C” Level. It offers specific guidance on furnishing reports, making proposals, and requesting additional resources.

Target Audience
Anyone who wants to develop or refine their skills for communicating effectively with the “C” Level

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

  • determine whether general principles for communicating upward have been followed in a given scenario
  • match communication platforms to characteristics
  • determine whether relevant guidelines have been followed when using specific platforms to communicate with senior
  • executives
  • recognize how to report or make a proposal to senior executives
  • make a request to a senior executive

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