Influencing Without Authority: Skills for Obtaining Resources, Building Relationships, and Getting Things Done
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
PDU Allocation TableThe table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.