Influencing Skills plus Persuasion Techniques – A dynamic combination

A powerful influencer and persuader can navigate a person in a direction (towards the light) and both parties will be committed to the finish. This program will give you an insight into other people’s decision-making styles and thinking styles. Discover workplace influencing skills that save time and workplace angst.

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    Key learning outcomes

    By the end of the program, participants will learn the skills to:

    • Identify differences in others
    • Create individual action plans to develop individual persuasive techniques
    • Understand opposition thinking styles
    • Have confidence and knowledge to invent win/win outcomes for both parties
    • Discuss the importance of congruency in influencing others
    • Communicate more effectively with different personalities
    • Be confident of your objectives beforehand
    • Strategically use hypothetical’s to keep people on track
    • Explain different persuasion techniques
    • Influence people in a desired direction (towards the light) and obtain commitment and assistance from key stakeholders
    • Understand the importance of active problem solving
    • Identify key stakeholders
    • Use active listening and questioning to unearth critical information
    • Interpret information quickly
    • Understand the importance of a road map in using your influencing skills
    • Use different influencing styles for diverse personalities and cultures

    Course Description

    The course content is engaging and has shown to have significant psychological improvements in the way you can influence and persuade people. The course focusses on both internal and external customers too. When you don’t have hierarchical or statutory power then you really need influencing skills and persuasion techniques

    Questions you might be asking yourself

    How do I influence my manager? How can I persuade customers? How do I influence my peers in the workplace?

    1. Understanding the difference between influencing and manipulating
    2. Establishing positive attitude and commitment from your colleagues and employees
    3. Profiling your persuasion style
    4. Creating a road map to establish your influencing skills
    5. Learning the different approaches of influencing
    6. Understanding that a one size fits all approach is not effective
    7. Accepting the diversity in personalities
    8. Learning to actively solve problems and interpret information
    9. Strategies to improve decision making and influencing in crisis situations
    10. Be mindful of myopic influencing styles and do not get lost in detail
    11. Identify the person of power quickly in any meeting
    12. What works – what doesn’t
    13. Acknowledging your strengths
    14. Opposition thinking styles
    15. Preparing for the unexpected
    16. Tell-tale signs of an experienced persuader
    17. Dealing with dirty tricks and gambits

    Would you like to attend this program?

    For maximum effectiveness, this program is best conducted as an in-house program.

    • Ideal group size: 4 – 12 participants.
    • Venue: For your convenience, you can choose to conduct this program.
    • Duration: This program can be adapted to meet your requirements.
    • Cost: Price on request.
    • Target Audience: Employees, Supervisors, Team Leaders & Senior Managers

    If you would like more information on this training program, please contact: Deborah Dear on 1300 323 752 or email: or contact us online today.

    Influencing and Persuasion Techniques 3.8 out of 5 based on 34 user ratings.
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    At Preferred Training Networks, we provide both in-person and online training programs for a wide range of organisations across Australia. Our INFLUENCING AND PERSUASION TECHNIQUES is run by experienced, qualified experts and tailored to the needs of your business and your employees. Our leadership and management education courses are designed to help your team thrive and develop valuable skills that can transform your workplace.

    With programs available in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and other areas of Australia, we’re able to help businesses across the country create lasting behavioural change and provide them with the tools they need to reach new heights. If you think your business would benefit from INFLUENCING AND PERSUASION TECHNIQUES and the help of our professional coaching network, take the first step and contact our team today. Wherever you are in Australia, our coaching program can either come to your organisation or we organise a venue for your convenience. Find out what our training, workshops and skills courses can do for your business and reap the benefits for years to come.

    Get your free online quote right now or give us a call on 1300 323 752 to find out more about Preferred Training Networks and discuss your requirements with us.

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