Influencing Skills Workshop

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Course Code: 21003

Overcome personal barriers to effectively influencing others.

Today’s organizational environments require you to get results through working effectively with others. Exceptional influencing skills enable you to do this successfully regardless of your positional power.

In this workshop, you will gain insights into the nature of influence and your own influence style that will equip you with the knowledge you need to build credibility with others – no matter what level of the organization you are dealing with. You’ll learn to craft compelling messages that will allow you to connect emotionally to your stakeholders and enable you to negotiate with greater success.

For organizations, this course supports Project Management - adopting flexible approaches to project-based work.

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

How You Will Benefit

  • Apply influence models to help you develop effective influence strategies
  • Understand the person you are trying to influence and what may be driving their needs
  • Build your personal credibility as it relates to your individual influence challenges
  • Employ effective questioning techniques to persuade others to your point of view
  • Craft compelling messages that inspire, influence, persuade and motivate
  • Understand the impact of communication styles
  • Realize the relationship between credibility and influence
  • Gain insights into overcoming influence challenges through collaborative exercises
  • Identify opportunities to build stronger relationships
  • Build trust between you and your colleagues

Course Features

  • Opportunities to immediately apply tools to your real-life challenges
  • Worksheets and job aids to help you transfer your new skills back in your work environment
  • A powerful self assessment that will provide insight into how you work with others
  • Scenario-based activities to practice new skills and receive immediate feedback


Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, team leaders, project managers and business professionals who need to achieve results with and through others.



$895 Member Fee
$995 Non Member Fee
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Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. Jul 10, 2020

  • Past Participant, Backwoods Energy Service Aug 27, 2021

    We had a small group of 9 people and I believe this allowed for a lot of great discussion and learning. A larger group virtually I don't think I would have got as much out of it.

  • Past Participant, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. Aug 27, 2021

    very applicable to a corporate setting & personal setting too

  • Past Participant, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. Aug 27, 2021

    The facilitator was super engaging - I felt very comfortable learning, very pleased with the takeaways

  • Catherine Claridge, Learning Consultant, CIBC May 26, 2021

    Thanks for a wonderful course.

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