Influencing and Persuading Others

Everyone
  • 6 videos | 50m 25s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Successful leaders are those who get things done, and that often requires getting others to do the things necessary for getting things done. All of that requires the application of successful influence. Stated simply, leaders must be able to influence and persuade others to achieve their team, department, and organizational goals. In this course, you'll learn about methods of persuasion that will rally your stakeholders around your cause. You'll discover influencing techniques that set the stage for making your case, appeal to your audience, and get the commitment you need to move forward with your team, your goals, and your career.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Identify the ideal qualities of a persuasive person recognize actions that demonstrate the qualities necessary for exercising influence and persuasion
    Identify strategies for influencing and persuading diverse audiences
    Identify actions that bolster persuasion in presenting your case
  • Recognize actions that lead to a successful agreement
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 2s
    In this course, you'll learn how to develop and use influence and persuasion with diverse audiences with differing agendas. You'll also learn a process for using influence and persuasion to lead others to agreement and getting their commitment to act. FREE ACCESS
  • 12m 50s
    Influence and persuasion are essential for leadership. In this video, you will learn about the role of influence in helping leaders get things done. You will also discover when to use influence and persuasion effectively. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Understanding Your Audience
    13m 9s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify your target audience and find out what's important to them. You will also discover how to use a varied approach when communicating with mixed audiences. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Making Your Case
    13m 32s
    There are three essential aspects to making your case. In this video, you will learn how to state your objective, apply a persuasion technique, and use questions. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Getting Agreement
    9m 4s
    In this video, you will learn how to deal with opposition in a meeting. You will also discover strategies for persuading others to support your proposal. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Let's Review
    48s
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in this course, including how to be a skilled influencer and persuader. FREE ACCESS

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