How to Be a Successful Manager as an Introvert

  • Management
  • Course Code: 32005

Harness your strengths as an introvert

How successful can you be in business if you’re an introvert? Very—if you know how to harness your strengths. In a world dominated by extroverts, introverts can be challenged to communicate in ways that ensure they don’t fade into the background.

This course offers you practical techniques to raise your visibility by leveraging what you naturally do well. You’ll also discover how to manage your energy as an introvert and how to communicate confidently even when surrounded by extroverts. You’ll learn to position yourself as a valued insider even if you do your best thinking outside the conference room.  

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

How You Will Benefit

  • Find opportunities to raise your visibility in your organization
  • Identify the self-defeating messages that hold you back and take actions to rein in negative self-talk  
  • Build your effectiveness at speaking up and getting heard
  • Get recognition for your expertise
  • Increase your professional network without feeling or coming off as pushy
  • Target your stakeholders more strategically 
  • Work more harmoniously with other personality types
  • Learn and practice tactics for speaking compellingly to your audiences  
  • Create a “marketing mix” of visibility-boosting activities  
  • Promote an environment that engages extroverts and introverts  
  • Optimize your results by balancing your people time vs. solo time 

Course Features

  • Receive a complimentary copy of the book Self-Promotion for Introverts®: The Quiet Guide to Getting Ahead by Nancy Ancowitz 
  • Relevant business examples that illustrate the challenge of being an introvert in an extrovert world 
  • Strategically crafted discussion sessions to maximize the sharing of knowledge amongst participants
  • Interactive exercises to reinforce communication skills in a safe environment where feedback is provided
  • Well-crafted action plan template to ensure you transfer what you learn back to your work environment


Who Should Attend

Managers who recognize their tendency to be introverted and want to strategically harness their strengths to maximum advantage.

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$1,995 Member Fee
$2,195 Non Member Fee
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11 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, Canadian Medical Protective Association Feb 6, 2019

  • Past participant, Esri Canada Jun 5, 2018

    I met with resistance when I signed up for the course and even this morning upon my return, so our extroverts don't consider introversion a set-back but I know it is still kept in mind during evaluations. THANK YOU for offering the course!! Engaging.

  • Past participant, Educators Financial Group Jun 5, 2018

    Franca was very good at encouraging us to participate. She was able to understand the true meaning of our questions (what we were really trying to ask) and had a lot of examples and advice.

  • Past participant, Blanco Canada Inc Jun 7, 2018

    Franca is good at getting her students interact and reflect on our challenges in meetings thank you for the two days training

  • Past Participant, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Oct 30, 2017

    Given the sensitive subject matter, a little less interaction might have helped me absorb the content of the course rather than put me on edge. The facilitator seemed a little "off" like she was sick or something. She could be very condescending on times and it made me uncomfortable. She could have used a better tone with the 3 students in this class.

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