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Influencing Skills Training - 1/2 Day Workshop

Session Overview


A vital skill for managers, the ability to influence and persuade others helps to build effective working relationships and builds respect. This workshop will help participants to develop their influencing skills in a positive way, thus paving the way for better working relationships and a more motivated workplace.

Who’s it For?

For anyone who wants to be able to influence and persuade others in a more positive way and build respect.

What’s Covered?

The Art of Influencing-Intro

  • ​Influencing – what does it mean?

  • The impact of values, perceptions and beliefs on influencing

  • Putting yourself in the right frame of mind​

Influencing Techniques

  • ​Using logic & emotion

  • Discover your preferred influencing style and areas for development

  • Using push and pull techniques

  • Influencing upwards

  • Dealing with difficult situations

  • Making an impact at meetings

The First Steps of Influencing

  • ​Empathy – putting yourself in the shoes of others – emotional intelligence

  • Building Rapport & Relationships

  • Assertiveness – going for a win/win outcome

  • Group Dynamics

Influencing Development Plans

  • ​Understanding key stakeholders

  • Spend time developing a plan and strategy for influencing others

  • Creating a circle of champions

  • Prioritising what & who to influence

Session Benefits

  • ​Develop strategies and techniques for influencing and persuading others

  • Effectively influence upwards

  • Develop key relationship building skills

Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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