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Influencing skills

Featured in the Communication Skills training manual

By Sarah Cook

Category: Communication Skills

Credit price: 3 download credits (Single user)

There are always times in people's business lives when they need to exert some influence over others to shape events. This activity helps individuals recognise the power they have in influencing others and provides them with an opportunity to test their influencing skills.

You introduce the session and explain the different types of influencing power that people possess. Then participants take part in a group exercise where they are briefed to influence others to agree with their decisions. They then receive feedback on the impact of their influencing skills.

Who is it for: This training activity is intended for use by trainers to help participants to reflect on and test their influencing skills.

Resource Type:Activity
Min Group Size:4
Max Group Size:8
Typical Duration:01:55:00
No of Pages:11

Resources: View standard resources for Fenman training activities

Purpose: This training activity is intended for use by trainers to provide participants with an opportunity to reflect on the power they hold to influence others in the workplace and give them an opportunity to influence others and receive feedback on their influencing skills.

Download the training activity, Influencing skills as featured in the Fenman training manual; Communication Skills