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People Skills – Influencing Upwards

This workshop focuses on the specific interpersonal skills you need to influence senior people within and beyond your organisation – such as managers, team leaders and project managers – and achieve positive outcomes.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years:
Interview Required?: N
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Start: Flexible
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Tuition: £350
Ilkeston

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/people-skills-influencing-upwards
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Course Information for Students

This workshop focuses on the specific interpersonal skills you need to influence senior people within and beyond your organisation – such as managers, team leaders and project managers – and achieve positive outcomes. You will understand what happens during communication with a more senior colleague and how to make the most of the dialogue, whether through a presentation, in regular conversations, or during a negotiation.

• Personality profile: an online questionnaire completed before the event

• Feedback from the personality profile to help delegates make sense of their own responses

• Understanding power dynamics

• Understanding transactional analysis

• How people receive and understand information

• Practising having conversations

Benefits for the individual

• Greater self-awareness and understanding of personal impact

• Improved confidence in conversations with senior people

• An appreciation of how personal power affects conversation dynamics

• More effective planning when approaching conversations with seniors

Benefits for the organisation 

• Team members with the confidence to communicate more successfully and persuasively

• An environment where communication is effective at all levels of the organisation

• Effective Communication Skills

• Effective Negotiation

• Emotional Intelligence

For more information contact the Roundhouse Thinking team on 01332 836 638 or enquiries@roundhousethinking.co.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 23, 2021 10:07 am