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Influence and Persuasion Skills Workshop

  • Get others to listen and take action
  • Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Delivery: face-to-face (or virtual option available)
  • Who? Managers, team leaders and supervisors
  • Booking type: public schedule or closed group

There is a skillful way to get team members, bosses and colleagues to cooperate with you that involves using proven strategies to exert influence.

“Alongside Influence, persuasion tactics are powerful sets of tools that leaders use to promote favourable behavioural change”.

If you’re attempting to force others to listen through coercive power, you will never get full compliance.

To influence and persuade with skill and poise is to be an effective manager, and the opportunity begins here.


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Course Overview

The Influence and Persuasion workshop presented by Aptitude Management is the perfect program for managers in need of improving their communicative ability.

This includes effectively communicating with your direct reports, communicating across the organisation, and influencing & persuading up the organisational hierarchy.

This course promises to impart upon you the knowledge and skills to present ideas persuasively so recipients are motivated to act upon your requests.

Outcomes for Learning Influence and Persuasion

  • Begin to understand and master the vital elements of persuasive and influential communication.
  • Understand and determine when to influence or when to persuade others and why these two strategies can be so different.
  • Through this course, you will begin to develop your unique influencing and persuading style, yes we all communicate differently.
  • Start becoming aware of and then using various communication styles with others for dealing with those situations where your ability to influence is paramount.
  • Discover strategies to better connect emotionally with others (the centerpiece of persuasion).

Furthermore in this Training

Through various role plays and practicing the strategies of influence, you can immediately begin adding these new techniques into your communication tool box.

You’ll walk away excited about your newly discovered ability. Think of what you can do moving forward, influencing and persuading others in both your personal and professional life.

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Topics Covered

  • What is influencing
  • Effective influencing behaviours
  • Different influencing styles
  • Trust, rapport and first impressions
  • Your influencing style
  • Power and influence
  • Influencing Stages
  • Influencing in groups

Workshop Program Framework

All Aptitude courses are conducted through our Program Framework consisting of:

  • Workshop booking consultation
  • Trainer led skills gap analysis
  • Tailored participant training plan
  • Post workshop coaching

Further Details

In this course managers will quickly develop their understanding of persuasive communication and immediately put this new found knowledge into good use.

Experiential Learning

More than simple theory, this 1 day training includes practical demonstrations, participant role plays on content, in-depth group discussions and regular feedback and guidance.

Fully Catered

All our training programs include a detailed learner guide, refreshments provided throughout the day and a sit down lunch.

Book your spot online now or call 1800 753 087

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Participant Details


Level 1, 111 Harrington Street, Sydney,
New South Wales 2000

123 Queen Street, Melbourne,
Victoria 3000

Level 24, 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane,
Queensland 4000

19 Young Street, Adelaide,
South Australia 5000

Level 1, 111 St. Georges Terrace,
Perth, Western Australia 6000

4 National Circuit, Barton, ACT 2600

Closed group delivery at your premises (or location of choice).

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Call now: 1800 753 087

5 star attendee feedback
Our trainer was a knowledgeable and skilled presenter who brought each person’s story to the table which allowed us to further learn from each other.
- Head of Lending & Operations
I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and the way it was presented it. I feel I will be able to make immediate improvements and look forward to implementing them.
- Production Manager
Our trainer was a pleasure to have facilitate the course and managed our diverse group extremely well. Would highly recommend.
- NSW State Coordinator

Aptitude Management Satisfaction Policy

If you attend a workshop and are unhappy with the course, simply inform us, and we will refund your fee in full Policy Conditions

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