Influencing Skills Training

Develop your ability to influence and persuade others

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Influencing Skills Course

Learn new skills and strategies for influencing people.

This one-day course helps delegates develop their influencing and persuasion skills, building confidence and rapport, to enhance personal impact.

This course is designed to help delegates become more influential, persuasive and successful in the workplace.

Run in a practical and fun environment, the training develops the delegates’ ability to successfully collaborate with others, at different levels in their organisation. Importantly, delegates learn effective persuasion skills to achieve more of their desired outcomes.

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Our influencing skills training is suitable for employees, managers and executives in all professions.

Course objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop effective influencing skills in a variety of situations
  • Improve their ability to overcome resistance in others
  • Respond to diverse personalities using a variety of communication styles and bargaining powers

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Impact of a Powerful Communicator

  • How your behaviour impacts on your chances of success when trying to influence others

My Personal Impact

  • Understanding the power of having strong personal impact to confidently influence others

Communicating with Impact

  • Using rapport building techniques, and persuasion and influencing skills to create a positive impact

Influencing Strategies

  • Using a self assessment you will consider the impact of your preferred style of influencing

Building Relationships

  • How to use Johari Window to develop your internal and external networks

Handling Questions

  • How to deal with the resistance you face from others

Influencing Planner

  • Preparing yourself to influence others in the future

Action Plan

  • How will you influence more effectively and create greater impact in the future.

The training will be supported with:

  • An optional participant pre-course questionnaire and/or pre-course reading
  • A colour printed workbook with coaching tips, techniques and space for personal notes

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Influencing skills training - UK pricing

The pricing below is for delivering the influencing training course on a weekday, for the specified number of participants. Prices exclude travel expenses and optional workbook printing. We supply a free PDF for our client to print the training materials.

One-day course…
  • 3-4 participants £895 +VAT
  • 5-6 participants £950 +VAT
  • 7-12 participants £995 +VAT
Type of course: In-house

Our influencing skills course is run at the business premises of our client, on an agreed date. The minimum number of course participants is 3, read why.

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What's included

Our prices already include some tailoring of the course to your business needs, as standard. For example, we will embed your own work-based scenarios into the training, at no additional cost. Alternatively, to discuss a fully bespoke course…

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Discount pricing

Some additional discounts are available for not-for-profit organisations, the NHS and Public Sector, as well as registered charities…

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In-House Training Locations

We deliver in-house influencing skills training for companies right across the UK and have local trainers covering the following areas:

  • London and the South East
  • The Thames Valley – including Slough, Maidenhead, Oxford and Swindon
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich and East Anglia
  • Leeds and Bradford
  • Manchester and the North West
  • Southampton and Bournemouth
  • Birmingham and the Midlands
  • Nottingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff and South Wales
  • Exeter and the South West
  • Newcastle
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland

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Minimum No. of Course Participants is 3, read why