Would you like to improve your influencing skills?

You can enjoy the benefits of a practical training programme designed for managers, sales people, negotiators and others whose success depends on influencing and persuading people.

How to influence and persuade

This training event will help you to:

  • Influence senior people within your organisation so that your company benefits from an abundance of new ideas and innovations that would otherwise be lost
  • Influence external contacts so that your company receives the best support and service from providers and agencies
  • Influence colleagues so that everyone is engaged and participating towards the success of your company and achievement of your corporate goals
  • Influence without using formal authority creating positive and engaging dynamics within your teams and departments

The training is designed to help you to feel confident in influencing situations. You will learn what makes people tick and a range of influencing styles and skills so that you will be able to choose an appropriate style that will get results and success for you and  your organisation.

What you will learn:

  • Understanding yourself – self analysis – using diagnostic instruments
  • Identifying your preferred influencing style and understanding the effect this has on your success at influencing and persuading
  • Identifying your influencing strengths and needs
  • Understanding others – what makes people tick- looking at personality, behaviour and circumstances that affect the way people behave in different situations
  • The key influencing skills
  • Influencing styles for different personalities and situations
  • Learning and practising a range of influencing styles
  • Learning how to observe non verbal communication
  • How to deal professionally with difficult people

Why you should attend this couse:

  • You will be able to achieve more and feel in control
  • You gain respect from colleagues, managers and your external contacts
  • Your company will enjoy the benefit gained through managers and staff who know how to listen and speak out – two way influencing
  • You will have the power to be a positive influence in your organisation and with your team
  • You will be more aware of your behaviour, influencing styles, and the impact you have on others
  • You will be more aware of other people’s behaviour and how to influence them for win win results
  • You will have a range of influencing styles and skills to draw from to help you become more productive and successful
  • This programme will give you the know-how to generate enthusiasm and motivation in those you influence in the workplace.

What our delegates say:

“Lots of opportunities to contribute and the exercises were structured to demonstrate clearly the areas covered in the session”
“I was very involved in the activities, making the course realistic and practical”
“Well prepared and a very interesting course”
“The style was relaxed but lots of opportunity for delegate contribution. I learned lots”
“I will be able to pass on the skills I have learned”
“I really enjoyed the course and found out a lot about myself”
“I think this is one of the best courses I have attended. I gained lots of confidence and I could see the relevance of it. I might even go home and read more on the topic”

Who should attend:

You, if you are a manager, sales person, negotiator or specialist whose success depends on influencing and persuading people.

You may choose from a range of delivery options including:

  • Three day advanced workshops and courses with opportunity to learn and practise new skills
  • One day course with the opportunity to discuss new ideas and learn new techniques
  • Golden Nugget sessions (2 hours) packed with tips and ideas – ideal for busy, experienced managers/professionals who wish to update their knowledge and skills
  • A course tailored to your business requirements, day or night, short or long – tell us what you need
  • We also offer one to one training on this course



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The above course outline is provided as a sample. We tailor all our courses to suit your company's individual needs

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 For more information, please contact Christina on 01642 760028

Or call Syd direct on 07966 486546

Or email info@sydstrike.co.uk


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