Professional Excellence: Overview

This is the first course of a five-part series, A STAR is Born: Becoming a Professional of Excellence. It is an introduction to Dr. White's ABC Model of Professional Presence, defined as being appropriate, believable and credible through appearance, body language, communication, deliverables (work product), and etiquette (dining and social skills). The goal of the first course is to explain the power of White's ABC Model of Professional Presence as the framework to becoming Professionals of Excellence (POE) via the mastery of impression management.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define excellence in the workplace.
  • Define impression management.
  • Differentiate the four stages of growth and development in professional skills.
  • List the components of the ABCs of Professional Presence.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Belinda Johnson White is an Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies, at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. She earned a PhD in Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University, a MS, Georgia Institute of Technology, and a BS, Spelman College. She teaches leadership theory and history in the Leadership Studies Minor and courses in leadership and professional development in the Morehouse College business program. Belinda serves as program coordinator for the Leadership Studies Minor, a curriculum she co-developed during her two-year tenure as the Associate Director of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College. Other leadership development activities include being the founding director of the Morehouse College Executive Mentorship Program and a faculty mentor for the Morehouse College International Spring Tour. Outside of work, Belinda enjoys spending time with her family and lending her leadership expertise to her church and community service projects.


Price (USD)

Standard: $24.95


Course Code : 99WHI01

Release Date : 07/25/2021
Expire Date : 07/31/2023
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Basic
Length : 50min
Course Type : QAS Self-Study

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Personal Development
Theme : Miscellaneous

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