Influencing Others

Learn how to get your ideas heard, accepted and enacted. Learn how to influence your audience and package ideas to gain the commitment of even the most skeptical coworkers and team members.

Do you face any of these issues?

  • Are you having trouble gaining others’ commitment to ideas or actions to improve service, productivity or quality?
  • Do you struggle to make things happen outside of your team or workgroup?
  • Are you or your employees dissatisfied because it seems that no one listens to your ideas and that you may be pressured into accepting the ideas of others? 

Performance Objectives

  • Capture people’s attention, change their perspectives and make things happen.
  • Clearly link ideas, suggestions and recommendations to changes that will positively affect individual, team and organizational performance.
  • Express yourself with enthusiasm and conviction.
  • Understand people’s motivations, needs and concerns so you can gain their commitment.
Primary Audience:
First-time managers through senior-level managers
Secondary Audience:
Employees who are currently individual contributors who aspire to be managers
Course Length:
Four hours
Managing Effective Interactions is highly recommended as a prerequisite to this class to achieve an optimal learning experience.
Certified Princeton Facilitator
Elective (E)