Centre for Continuing Education

Personal Branding for Business Success Course

Marketing Communications. Connect better with your audience.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.

You’ve heard that personal branding is an essential marketing tool for business success but are you still unsure how to create your personal brand? In today’s competitive business environment, it’s more important than ever to develop a strong personal brand if you want to develop a competitor advantage. This workshop will help you unravel exactly what makes up a personal brand and how to start developing and marketing your own.


The aims of this course are to develop your understanding of what makes up a powerful personal brand, show you how to create your unique personal brand and how to market it to outsell your competitors.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss what makes a powerful personal brand
  • develop your personal brand using the demonstrated three-step process
  • identify the unique elements that make up your personal brand
  • demonstrate methods you can use to market your personal brand including media exposure, LinkedIn, presenting and podcasts
  • develop your personal brand marketing strategy.



  • What is a powerful personal brand?
  • How to develop your personal brand

Marketing your personal brand


  • Seven newsworthy angles to get journalist’s attention
  • How to pitch your angle to the media


  • What makes up an effective LinkedIn strategy?
  • How to create content that will set you up as the thought leader for your industry


  • The benefits of creating a podcast
  • How to identify an engaging angle for your podcast


  • Identify opportunities to showcase your expertise to many

Intended audience

This course is suitable for:

  • business owners
  • marketing managers
  • entrepreneurs
  • spokespeople representing a range of industries.



Delivery style

Delivery options:

  • presenter-taught workshop on University premises
  • online workshop via the platform Zoom.


A course workbook is provided electronically.


  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Course materials – yours to keep
  • CCE Statement of Completion

Personal Branding for Business Success Course

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