Influencing Without Authority

Course Code
IWA-Custom

Business leaders are experiencing an increasing shift in the mindsets that foster work culture, in the employee experience and in how employees’ skills are recognized and utilized for maximum business benefits. Their professionals success depends upon the ability to influence people at all levels of their organization. This course enables participants to increase personal competence in the areas of communication, influence, and problem-solving. The focus of this course is on real-life problems and challenges that individuals face in the workplace. 

 

 

  • Learners Any Level
  • Time Client definable
  • Duration Client definable
  • Program Type Customizable Programs
  • Certificate Type Certificate Available
  • Format On-Campus
  • CEU/PDU Available
  • Fees Group Rate

Business leaders are experiencing an increasing shift in the mindsets that foster work culture, in the employee experience and in how employees’ skills are recognized and utilized for maximum business benefits. Their professionals success depends upon the ability to influence people at all levels of their organization. This course enables participants to increase personal competence in the areas of communication, influence, and problem-solving. The focus of this course is on real-life problems and challenges that individuals face in the workplace. 

 

 

Influencing Without Authority

Program Experience

The Influencing Without Authority custom course is designed to greatly enhance your skills to positively influence people at all organizational levels. Throughout this workshop, participants practice techniques on videotape, critique themselves and receive coaching on how to enhance their effectiveness in accomplishing tasks while building thriving working cultures and positive relationships with others.

This hands-on workshop complements our mission of developing practical expertise and critical thinking to tackle business, technilogical, and engineering challenges. In ths workshop, participants will experience expert-led action learning, real-world case discussions, and unparalleled coaching tailored to your company's needs and challenges.

After completing the Influencing Without Authority custom workshop, further tailor your organization's programs and goals by selecting informative technical marketing courses, leadership programs (Leadership: The People Challenge), or advanced topic workshops. This course can be incorporated to enhance a variety of custom programs.

Benefits

You will learn how to:

  • Increase influence by reducing aggressive/abusive interactions

  • Remain calm when dealing with conflict and difficult situations to set the stage for growth versus residual hostility

  • Exercise personal power to positively impact co-workers and the organization

  • Work more effectively with others through honest and open communication

  • Participate proactively in meetings

  • Understand others' underlying concerns and creatively problem-solve to achieve alignment and commitment

  • Value one's own needs and the needs and differences in others

 

 

 

Topics

This program covers a wide range of topics meant to build your competency as an effective communicator and resourceful leader in any type of function or role.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Leadership Models
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Trust Models
  • Influence Models
  • Reciprocity
  • Power and Influence
  • Sources of Power
  • Problem-Solving Processes
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act
  • DMAIC
  • Eight Disciplines
  • How We Communicate
  • Reasons for Listening to Others
  • Listening Pitfalls
  • Active Listening
  • Crucial Conversations
  • High-Performing Teams
  • Being "In the Flow"
  • Organizational Design
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Action Planning
  • Assertion
  • Listening to Understand
  • Internal Obstacles to Effective Management
  • Building Esteem and Confidence
  • 'How To's' of Assertive Management
  • Initiating and Maintaining Change
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for senior managers, project managers, business analysts, and technical professionals wanting to improve their personal influence and effectiveness.

Available at your location

Contact us now to set up this customized course to be delivered at your location. Our subject matter experts will work with your company to customize a course or program to meet your specific needs.

Schedule

Customizable

Instructors

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Tim Boyd

Leadership, Systems Engineering, Project Management