influencing skills online learning

Influencing Skills – Online Learning

Some business skills are a ‘nice to have’, important but not essential. Influencing skills training is vital if you want to succeed in life. This influencing skills e-learning course equips learners with the tools they need to affect real change in their job and their life.

  • Effectively build consensus in team activities
  • Empower the people in their team to achieve greater results
  • Achieve more positive outcomes when dealing with customers
  • Develop more effective and persuasive communication techniques
  • Improve the ability to present ideas in a compelling manner, making them easier to be listened to and acted upon by others
  • Effectively overcome objections
  • Develop sophisticated communication skills
  • Build rapport and develop trusting relationships​

Course Introduction

Some people shout to get what they want. But they make poor leaders and unpopular colleagues. Savvy people know that if you want a successful career or to build a great company, you need effective influencing skills. It’s also true that well developed influencing skills are an incredibly powerful and valuable weapon in the modern workplace.

To achieve the goals you have for yourself, whether at work or in your personal life, becoming an effective influencer is an essential skill, one you must take the time to learn. This influencing skills e-learning course will help learners better understand how we’re influenced, giving practical tips to help them become a more influential person. Learners will also learn their natural influencing style and how to adapt that to suit others.

Course Content

Module 1 – Introduction
  • What are influencing skills and why do you need them?
  • Begin to consider how your approach to influencing people affects results
  • Learn how your beliefs, character and actions all affect your influence
  • Start to build strategies for managing resistance to change
Module 2 – Influencing styles
  • Realise that we all have different was of influencing other people
  • Learn these different influencing styles (and when it’s best to use them)
  • Learn how to respond to other people’s styles instead of imposing yours
  • Understand why adaptability is such a vital skill for effective influencing​
Module 3 – Trust and perception
  • Why is trust a critical component of influencing others?
  • What are the 6 elements of building trust?
  • Learn how to think about how others perceive you
  • Discover the importance of first impressions (and how to make a good one)
Module 4 – Your influencing style
  • Complete a 36-point questionnaire on your approach to influencing
  • Discover your natural influencing style
  • See when your preferred style is and is not appropriate
Module 5 – Power and influence
  • What are organisational and personal power bases?
  • Learn how misuse of power can reduce your influence
  • What is TUPAC and how will it make you a better influencer?
  • See how body language affects your power to influence
Module 6 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners


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