Influencing Without Authority: Skills for Obtaining Resources, Building Relationships, and Getting Things Done
DescriptionTopics: Leadership Development | Influence | Leading Project Teams | Communication and Presentation Skills
You have probably experienced this frustrating dilemma: how do you exert enough influence to get the job done when you're not given enough authority to do so? If you work in a project environment, you know that you need powerful interpersonal skills to influence team members who are not directly accountable to you. But how?
In this seminar you will learn a variety of communications methods to increase effectiveness in a number of situations and across stakeholder groups. Participants will also learn strategies for influencing and developing valuable relationships to meet program and organizational goals.
What You Will Learn
- Recognize the importance of interpersonal influence to your personal and organizational success
- Recognize and enhance the sources of power that you can tap into to increase your capacity to influence
- Know how to establish credibility
- Understand the 8 options available to you when attempting to influence others
- Recognize your influence strategy preferences as well as identify influence practices for improvement
- Better understand how to build alliances and coalitions
- Be better prepared to use 10 specific skills required to enhance your communicate
- Master practical ways to persuade others and have your voice heard.
- Know how to apply interpersonal communication skills to build trust and rapport, ask the right questions and find common ground
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