Paths to Organizational Influence


Effective leaders and managers influence people, both intentionally and by example. Learn to understand your personal power of influence. Identify techniques to apply your strengths to engaging others, leading to increased team motivation and productivity in the workplace.  

In this course, you will gain a greater awareness of your ability to influence others and create a positive environment in your organization. Topics include: 

  • The power of demeanor in communication and self-management 
  • Situational powers and their effective use 
  • Behavioral styles and their role in relationships and influence 
  • Influence tools for motivation 
  • Methods for building consensus on key ideas  
Who Should Enroll: 
  • Emerging leaders and those aspiring to leadership roles 
  • Project managers and team leads 
  • Professionals in sales, marketing or customer service 
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Shape personal demeanor and optimize communication to influence others effectively 
  • Increase persuasion and influence by activating your overlooked “powers” 
  • Understand and learn tools of influence that you can start using immediately 
  • Improve interpersonal skills and your ability to influence others at all levels 
Continuing Education Hours: 
Project Management Institute: 6.5 PDUs-Power Skills
Continuing Education Units: .65 CEUs
Society for Human Resource Management: 6.5 PDCs-Communication
Society for Human Resource Management: 6.5 PDCs-Leadership and Navigation
Society for Human Resource Management: 6.5 PDCs-Relationship Management
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