Influencing Skills

An interesting course which explores the key skills of effective influencers and how we can influence whilst maintaining integrity and trust. This course will encourage you to recognise effective influencing taking place through many interactions from a variety of different drivers. To be an influential person among your team or in your organisation as a whole, you will need to develop a broad range of skills and techniques, and understand the many aspects involved influencing the people around you.    

Influencing Skills Courses FAQs

How will influencing skills help me?

Influence seldom happens in one action or moment. You will learn a range of ways in which influence is brought to bare and develop a complete approach to enable you to increase your influence. This skill is massively beneficial in every walk of life.

Will this help me to negotiate better?

Understanding influence is a core skill in being able to negotiate successful outcomes, so yes it will help. There are however more techniques that the good negotiator uses, so check out our negotiation courses too.

Who Is This Course For?

For anyone who would like to be more effective at influencing others in different situations.

What Will You Learn?

  • The definition of the influencer
  • What makes a good influencer?
  • The value of inclusion and integrity
  • How to use the hidden skills of effective influencers
  • Appreciation of other perspectives
  • The importance of planning and preparation
  • Understanding motivating factors
  • How to put it all into practice

Latest Influencing Skills Resources and Guidance

Splendid Isolation – The number two tip for remote working around Coronavirus

Let’s get specific on communication.  If you are a manager of a remote working team there are three communication priorities that you need to consider every week.  These three topics are born out of real world research into effective remote working and have their source in three problems that can occur when digital nomading.

Splendid Isolation – The number one tip for remote working around Coronavirus

What strange days we are living in!  We’ve got plagues, floods, crazy leaders, and all manor of economic fragility.  I don’t know about you, but the media hype certainly doesn’t help me stay calm and drink tea.  Yet a little bit of me would love some splendid isolation!  The thought of two weeks being locked in at home sounds like bliss compared to a punishing diary of international travel and training.