Influencing others

Course description

Domain: Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Type: Intermediate course
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Have you ever tried getting someone to do something when they don’t want to do it?  It can be challenging!  In today’s changing workplace, influence is a key skill for success, whether you are leading, following or collaborating.

In this workshop we will discuss and practice the skills required for influencing others, including building rapport and using persuasion, to achieve outcomes that are in both parties’ interests.

Type of course



Pia Grimm
People and Culture

Who should attend

All staff will benefit from this session, in particular, supervisors and managers.

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What you will learn

By the end of this workshop, participants will have explored the following questions:

  • What is influence?
  • Why is it important?
  • What skills are required?
  • How can I develop these?

Upcoming events

Wednesday, 11th November 2020

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: Rm 218, Registry Building (PDU Training Room)

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

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