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Priority Influencing

Who should attend

All staff members who work in teams, participate in projects, or communicate with customers; executives & supervisors who are responsible for motivating & communicating effectively.

Format

A 1 day facilitator led session including self-score assessment, actual influencing sessions & development of an individual action plan.

Tools Provided

  • A Comprehensive Learning Guide
  • Skills Profile
  • Influencing Action Planners

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Influencing

This communication program is valuable for all relationship building, personal, family work place and for professional advancement

Master the skills to positively affect the outcome of all Communication. Acquire Leadership skills by learning to clearly read each situation, ask the right questions, listen well, understand the issues at a deeper level, and communicate with confidence.

Achieve your business and personal goals by honing your human interaction and leadership skills.

The Priority Influencing Workshop is an essential Communication Skills program that has been designed to help you improve and develop your knowledge and skills as an influential communicator. It will help you improve your productivity and effectiveness by enhancing your influencing skills and show you how to maintain a keen awareness of others’ interests, moods and concerns through improved Communication.

You will gain proficiency in any interdependent situation.

This course will help you

  • Build better relationships
  • Communicate with confidence
  • Expand information you need to make better decisions
  • Use effective Communication to build a stronger team
  • Know how to cultivate “buy-in”
  • Learn the behaviour of a team player
  • Present yourself as a leader

Talk to a local training expert near you to review your specific requirements.

Unit 1 The Invisible Assembly Line

Introduces participants to the processes of work in the New Economy. Attendees work to discover the various ways that the influencing process impacts their effectiveness.

Unit 2 The Influencing Questionnaire

Participants complete a two-part questionnaire which probes both their beliefs and current skill level as influencers.

Unit 3 Influencing in the New Economy

Emphasizes the importance of influencing in flatter, more responsive organizations (that is their big deliverable). Participants learn the reasons why these skills are becoming increasingly important and can explain the definition of influencing.

Unit 4 Essential Influencing Skills

Examines the five key skill sets of influencing. Attendees develop Influence Maps showing the relationships and opportunities that exist for impacting performance with colleagues and customers alike.

Unit 5 How to get on the Same Wavelength

Shows by practice and observation the importance of wavelength skills in the influencing process. Participants learn how to recognize and look at body language and the importance of questioning and understanding in influencing.

Unit 6 Handling conflict and Coming to Agreement

Through workshop exercises, attendees fine tune conflict handling and agreement skills and practice them in influencing sessions using real workplace issues.

Unit 7 Learning

Focuses attention on the key role of learning and how to influence learning in organizations. Participants are taught the Learning Cycle and use it to dissect a successful influencing experience.

Unit 8 Getting Better – Your Influencing Profile

Participants discover their own influencing beliefs and skills inventory. An interpretation booklet allows each attendee to work on their own specific areas and customize the learning process.

Unit 9 Creating Influencing Action Plans

Provides a six-step process and the tools for implementing and improving influencing skills in the organization.

Unit 10 Learning Transfer – Back on the Job

Summarizes the key issues and workshop learning and shows how to implement continuous improvement in the influencing process.

“I found the program to be a rewarding experience that has enhanced understanding of effective communication techniques. It has opened my eyes to a new set of skills that I’ve already found useful in both my work and home life and look forward to the developing further. I would recommend the Priority course to others who develop their abilities in these areas.”

Ben Hsi, Operations Manager – Marc Environmental