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Influence and Persuasion Skills Workshop

  • Get others to follow you and take action
  • Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Who? Managers, team leaders and supervisors

There is a artful way to get your work colleagues to cooperate with you and shift over to your way of thinking. This combines a mix of proven techniques and strategies for influential communication.

“Alongside Influence are persuasion tactics which combine proven sets of tools that one can use to encourage favourable changes in behaviour”.

By trying to persuade others through a mix of coercive power or threats will only lead to frustration and failure.

Effective leaders rather use a combination of influence and persuasion in their communication that is proven to be effective. Now is the opportunity for you to learn these skills through our Influence and Persuasion program.


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Workshop Overview

This Influence and Persuasion training facilitated by the Aptitude Management delivery team is the perfect program to get you up to speed and improve your communication.

Work scenarios can include how you deal with employees, dialogue generated with individuals across the organisation and influencing up the chain of command.

This program will teach participants the theory and practical skills to present persuasively so that others are inclined to take action when requested.

Outcomes for Attending Influence and Persuasion

  • Start to internalise and make use of persuasive and influential communication.
  • Understand the differences between influence and persuasion and when to apply each strategy for maximum effectiveness.
  • Through this workshop, begin developing your personal style for influencing and persuading, yes each of us have a preference on how we communicate.
  • Become aware of and utilise a full range of communication strategies for those tricky situations where your ability to influence is essential.
  • Learn how to create stronger emotional connections with others which forms the foundation of persuasion.

Furthermore in this Program

Through a range of role play exercises and practical application, begin to immediately add these techniques into your everyday communication.

Walk away empowered about your newly discovered ability to exert influence. Think of what you can do with these tools in both your personal and working life.

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Topics Covered

  • What is influencing
  • Effective influencing behaviours
  • Various influencing styles
  • Trust, rapport and first impressions
  • Your influencing style
  • Power and influence
  • Influencing Stages
  • Influencing in groups

Program Framework

All Aptitude courses are conducted through our Program Framework consisting of:

  • Workshop booking consultation
  • Trainer led skills gap analysis
  • Tailored participant training plan
  • Post workshop coaching

Further Details

In this course managers will quickly develop their understanding of persuasive communication and immediately put this new found knowledge into good use.

Experiential Learning

More than simple theory, this 1 day training includes practical demonstrations, participant role plays on content, in-depth group discussions and regular feedback and guidance.

Fully Catered

All our training programs include a detailed learner guide, refreshments provided throughout the day and a sit down lunch

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5 star participant feedback
Our trainer was a knowledgeable and skilled presenter who brought each person’s story to the table which allowed us to further learn from each other.
– Head of Lending & Operations
I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and the way it was presented it. I feel I will be able to make immediate improvements and look forward to implementing them.
– Production Manager
Out trainer was a pleasure to have facilitate the course and managed our diverse group extremely well. Would highly recommend.
– State Coordinator

Aptitude Management Satisfaction Policy

If you attend a workshop and are unhappy with the course, simply inform us, and we will refund your fee in full Policy Conditions

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