Interpersonal & Influencing Skills for Business

An In-house programme to train teams how to effectively communicate, negotiate, influence and persuade to build their personal brand and positively impact personal and business performance.

In-house training services and consultancy

This powerful three-day In-house programme provides a unique opportunity for the team to participate in a series of experiential exercises that focus on practical behaviours and outcomes. They will work on developing their own personal brand, as well as identifying ways in which they can improve their influence and effectiveness in the workplace. It will make them think about their strengths and how best they can contribute to the world of work, and then ensuring that they play to their strengths and let other people around them know what their capabilities and competences are.

Sample programme

MODULE ONE – Understanding your Core Influencing Strategies and Personal Brand

  • Are you a projector or attractor type influencer?
  • Presenting your personal brand– the brand you want others to see
  • Understanding self and others – Influencing and impacting on others

MODULE TWO – Meeting strategies – Are you getting what you want? Are you presenting the Brand you want?

  • Meetings as a major shop window for your brand
  • Building trust in working relationships
  • Understand my internal beliefs as a driver of my brand and success

MODULE THREE – My Influencing strategies when managing ‘challenging/difficult’ people scenarios

  • Getting ready for managing a difficult people scenario
  • Coaching on my real life case scenarios
  • Pulling it all together – Action planning for my brand

Recommended trainer

Mark Thomas is an international business consultant, author and speaker specialising in, business planning, managing change, human resource management and executive development. Prior to becoming a Senior Partner with Performance Dynamics Management Consultants he worked for several years with Price Waterhouse in London where he advised on the business and organisational change issues arising out of strategic reviews in both private and public sector organisations. Whilst at Price Waterhouse he was responsible for the management of consulting teams along with the profitability of assignments. His business and consulting experiences have included major organisational changes including strategic alignments, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.

His key areas of interest and business activity include strategic change management and the facilitation of business planning and top team events. He regularly designs, leads and facilitates top team sessions on a wide range of business planning issues and initiatives – re-organisations, change programmes and mergers. A highly accomplished facilitator he has designed and run many challenging and complex business workshops in a variety of industries and sectors.