Influencing Skills

1 Day
Leeds 22nd Jul 2024
2nd Jul 2024
5.5 hours

Course Overview

This is a trainer-lead, delegate-centred course. Delegates participate through discussion of current situation and how to move to their preferred position.

This personal development training course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Course Locations

Influencing Skills London
Influencing Skills Manchester
Influencing Skills Nottingham
Influencing Skills Birmingham
Influencing Skills Bristol
Influencing Skills Edinburgh
Influencing Skills Leeds

This course qualifies for Continuous Professional Development hours. Learn more about CPD


09.30 - 10.00 Coffee, course objectives and introductions

10.00 - 11.00 Communication Skills - The Basics

(Understanding of the underlying attitude and approach to Influencing a given situation)

11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 - 12.00 Understanding the difference between positive and negative behaviours utilized in Influencing and recognising the impact of each style employed.

12.00 - 13.00 Practical Exercises to Reinforce the Theory Learnt

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.00 Learning to Listen

(Concentration on the true objective and understanding how prejudice and bias can also influence the outcome of a given situation)

15.00 - 15.15 Tea Break

15.15 - 16.00 Putting it into Practice and Feedback

(Working through Influencing Exercises and the impression given by the Influencer)

16.00 - 16.30 Action Plans for Future Influencing Opportunities Agree


A most excellent training adapted to our needs and reflective or our joint requirements. I have learnt so much that I didn't even realise I needed to know. 5*

Elizabeth Laugier, BD

Really enjoyed the training. I need to make sure I can put it into practice.

Jill Rowlinson, Ware Town Council

Trainer's delivery style was lively and sustained. Unusually held my close attention for over 6 hours.

Richard Bowran, Sawbridgeworth Town Council

Useful course, important subject vital for any business.

Anthony Snell, Berry Gardens

Excellent course, very thought provoking.

Emma Stevens, Deloitte

Trainer was excellent - encouraging and constructive feedback in equal measure. responsive to group's needs rather than sticking to the booklet.

Josephine Seely, Deloitte

Good practical applications of skills and personal attention.

Ivan Fam, Deloitte

I see a lot of benefit in this course and the techniques learnt will improve my day to day output.

Sam Erskine, Deloitte Global

Very worthwhile.

Andrew Barrie, Berry Gardens

Excellent course, excellent delivery!

Teresa Smith, Standard Bank plc

 Very good day. Enjoyed the small group and high level of interaction.

Laurent Janot, Mediplus Ltd
Was the most useful and enlightening course I have ever been on which has made me very self-aware and build my confidence greatly. Excellent!
R Hedley, Deloitte LLP
I found the course very well presented and engaging.
Andrew Forman, Deloitte LLP
I thought this was a good course with very practical skills which I can take back to the workplace.
Gail Lookes, Standard Life
Thoroughly enjoyed the session. Benefited from small number of attendees. Very focused.
Gavin Prunty - Pacific Life RE
Great stuff. Very helpful.
Iain Stewart, Standard Life
Good course. Some really good ideas. Really made me think about what I can do to improve my ability to influence.
David Aitchison, Standard Life
Really enjoyed course, much better than my expectations.
Lynsey Lauder, Standard Life
This was a fantastically appropriate course for me at this time in my career and it could not have come any sooner.
Teg Bauman, Deloitte LLP
Great course, great instructor.
Yashral Janga, Deloitte MLS Ltd
Excellent course, very interactive and all theory was related to relevant practical experiences.
Lisa Brierley, Deloitte
Well constructed, good pace, lots of energy.
Lyn Fielding, Deloitte
Excellent course.
Alan Phillips, Deloitte
An extremely useful course, well presented. Gave me some useful techniques for dealing with my teams put in a sensible, practical manner.
Patricia Hollingsworth, Deloitte
Very enjoyable day. Lots of useful information & tools to use at work & home.
Rosie Clarke, 3M


  • An understanding of the importance of communication skills and attitude
  • An understanding of behaviours and the impact on outcome
  • Concentration on the true objective
  • Application of theory to practice
In-Person Training
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Book your place on one of our scheduled courses...
22nd Jul 2024
26th Jul 2024
Bristol (Clifton)
21st Aug 2024
30th Aug 2024
2nd Oct 2024
9th Oct 2024
29th Oct 2024
25th Nov 2024
16th Dec 2024
...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Inhouse Training
1-5 delegates £1,200.00
6-10 delegates £1,650.00
Each additional £100.00
1-2-1 Executive Coaching
½ day on-site£750.00
1 day on-site£1,250.00
U-Choose Training
Per delegate£480.00
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Book your place on one of our online courses...
2nd Jul 2024
Free Virtual 30-Minute Taster (11.00-11.30)
4th Jul 2024
Full Day
5th Aug 2024
Full Day
4th Sep 2024
Full Day
4th Oct 2024
Full Day
4th Nov 2024
Full Day
4th Dec 2024
Full Day
...or create a training session that suits you using one of the options below.
Private Virtual Training
1-2 delegates £580.00
Each additional £80.00
1-2-1 Virtual Executive Coaching
½ day 1-2-1 virtually£600.00
1 day 1-2-1 virtually£950.00
U-Choose Virtual Training
Per delegate£280.00