Influence and Persuasion Skills
If you want a raise, sometimes you need to persuade your boss. If you want to convince your team to adopt a change, help your staff make choices, or choose the best place for lunch, often influence is involved. Influence and Persuasion Skills course will help participants learn how to influence and persuade in a variety of areas.
Topics include: how persuasion differs from manipulation; how to apply techniques of persuasion and influence; getting convincing conversations and presentations underway, and using storytelling techniques to extend influence, and more.
Session One: Course Overview
Session Two: Understanding Persuasion
Session Three: Preparing to Persuade
Session Four: Getting Off on the Right Foot
Session Five: Presentation Strategies
Session Six: Using Stories to Persuade
Session Seven: Using Neuro Linguistic Programming
Recommended Reading List
Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
Personal Action Plan