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.    

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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

The old ways are the best ways! 

I’ve recently had the privilege of revisiting some tools and techniques that I first learnt way back in the 1980’s working for a Dupont manufacturing division.   After world war II the USA sent a working party to Japan to assist in reconstruction following the devastating blows of the two atomic bombs that ended the war in the East.

No Problem, No Development!

So, what was the last thing you learnt to do?  Chances are, whatever it was, you will have learnt it to solve a problem.  Even those things that are in the realm of hobby or interest, it’s likely you were still solving a problem.  Take for example ‘learning a new language’ there’s a problem, you cant speak that language yet and you want to for any number of reasons.