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Influencing & Persuading Others


The course is for anyone whose success is dependent on gaining assistance/commitment from others.


To learn how to influence and persuade others is one of the most valuable and transferable skills to have. This course takes you on a journey of self-awareness, using many different styles of learning to ensure that you leave with a sense of confidence, well founded on enhanced capabilities.


By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Know what influencing is & what it means within the work context.
  • Understand the key factors and behaviours used in influencing.
  • Be able to analyse situations, power relationships and barriers and employ strategies to deal with them successfully.
  • Understand the importance of creative thinking and principles of negotiation skills in effective influencing.
  • Know how to use body language and verbal communication/effective questioning techniques to get points across to best effect.
  • Recognise what to avoid


Cost & Closing Date for Bookings:

We have negotiated a discounted rate for EMC members of £255.00pp + VAT which represents more than a 10% discount from the training provider Challenge Consulting.  This discount is achievable only by booking through ourselves.  Please ensure you have read Challenge Consulting’s Terms & Conditions before booking 

The closing date for bookings is 10th June.


20 Jun 2024


9:00 AM - 5:30 PM




Challenge Consulting
Nottingham Road, Woodborough, Nottingham, NG14 6EH


East Midlands Councils