Improving Impact and Influence

Course Aims:

This course is designed to enable delegates to persuade and influence their peers and senior managers more effectively. 

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Be more impactful in a range of work situations.
  • Understand how to influence their line manager and other senior managers more effectively.
  • Prepare more persuasive and compelling justifications for ideas and projects.


  • 2 days/In house or consultant facilitated virtual course / online training session

Course Contents:

  • Impactful people – what do they do?
  • Power of behaviour and body language
  • Commanding attention from others
  • Understanding the impact you have on others


  • Demonstrating confidence
  • Stating personal preferences positively
  • Speaking without offending – using the right words
  • Listening to other points of view
  • Defending ideas and addressing concerns



  • Building relationships and rapport
  • Reciprocation
  • Commitment and consistency
  • Social proof
  • Authority and positional power



  • Why projects fail to be approved by senior management
  • How projects and ideas can be justified
  • Understanding issues and concerns of senior managers
  • Preparing persuasive and compelling arguments



  • Building and maintaining your internal network
  • Supporting the ideas and projects of others


  • Transferring learning back to the workplace


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