What will I learn?

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As individuals navigating the complexity and world of work, the ability to influence those that you work with becomes increasingly important. This could be influencing peers, direct reports or more senior stakeholders.

Learning some strategies to improve on your current influencing approach allows individuals to have different options for how to get people on-board with their ideas or ways of thinking.

By attending this course participants will gain:

  • an enhanced ability to influence
  • a framework for influencing
  • support with a range of tools & tactics to be more effective at influencing
  • preparation for a live influencing situation.


Book Influencing Skills Training

For companies who need to train groups of staff either remotely or in-person.

  • 3 hour course
  • Up to 15 delegates
  • Flexible in-house training dates
  • Face-to-face training
  • In-house or a venue of choice
  • Virtual training option
Need to speak to a booking specialist to help you choose the best training for your team, call 0333 344 6630.

Fiona Cravanzola

Fiona is a qualified coach and facilitator who works with leaders, teams and organisations to accelerate their effectiveness, productivity and talent. She is skilled at helping executives navigate the challenges of change in today’s fast-paced, dynamic business environment. Fiona has over 20 years’ experience working in people and change. She’s worked in a range of sectors including public sector (police, health, civil service), banking, technology, retail, FMCG and more.

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Full Course Content

What is Influencing and why is it increasingly important?

  • Introducing Influence model

Influence Model

  • What is the Goal for influencing and why is it important to have this clearly defined?
  • Trust – what role does creating trust play in your ability to influence and how might you increase this.
  • Influencing techniques – what skills and techniques are available to use including when you are put on the spot and don’t have time to plan.
  • Message – Science of Influencing – consider different ways to craft your message using Cialdini’s Influencing approaches.
  • Personal style – considering both your own and the style of the person you are influencing, what might you need to dial up or down in order to be more effective.

Practical Application

Delegates will work in small groups throughout the session including time on a current influencing situation (case study) that they bring to the session allowing them to apply the content to real life situations.

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Influencing Skills Training – Business Benefits

By investing in people, you can give your team all the necessary skills they need to help support your organisation’s goals.

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Influencing Skills Training - People Development

Completing our Influencing Skills training course will give you additional skills you need to help support your career development.

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Flexible Influencing Skills Training Courses

  • Online or face-to-face in-house training
  • Individual delegates or group training
  • Flexible dates to fit schedules

Why choose TrainingU?

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Established over a decade ago by a team of knowledgeable training experts, we are passionate about delivering excellent training that makes a real difference.

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All our trainers are qualified and experienced Influencing Skills trainers that will deliver the highest level of training to you and your team.

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Working together with our clients, understanding their needs and desired learning outcomes, to deliver a personalised learning solution.

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Simply fill out the contact form or call 0333 344 6630 to make an enquiry or book your Influencing Skills training.