CH152

Political Skills and the Power of Influence

Demonstrate your power of influence in an ethical fashion, without need for direct authority.

93%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 851 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 935
  • Preferential fee 795?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
    • Gatineau

Accreditation and partners association

  • Project Management Institute 12 PDU
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SUMMARY
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Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills required to recognize and make effective use of one's power of influence in various work contexts: in teams, with management, with employees and with internal and external clients. Learn how to develop political skills to accomplish your goals without playing power games.

Targeted audience

Any audience.

Prerequisite

None.

Customer Testimonials

Provides interesting tools to increase the level of interventions in decision-making situations.

Hugues T. / Spécialiste des TI, TD Assurance

Content

  • The evolution of organizations: how the political climate has evolved
  • Definitions and components of political climate
  • The power of influence vs. political skills
  • Distinguishing political skill from political scheming
  • Distinguishing political skill from manipulation
  • Differences: integrity, ethics and intention
  • Who should develop and use political skills?
  • Why master political skills?
  • The importance of knowing the political stakes
  • How to develop political skills: personal and organizational power
  • Inventory of the sources of formal and informal power
  • The five types of players in political games
  • The power of intention
  • Strategies for improving one's political skills
  • Three factors of motivation
  • The official organizational chart vs. the organizational chart of power
  • Missteps and how to avoid presenting a false image
  • Myths

DATES*

*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    September 13 to September 14 2017

  • Quebec City

    October 4 to October 5 2017

  • Montreal

    November 15 to November 16 2017

  • Gatineau

    December 18 to December 19 2017

  • Montreal

    January 17 to January 18 2018

  • Quebec City

    January 29 to January 30 2018

  • Montreal

    March 12 to March 13 2018

  • Gatineau

    April 12 to April 13 2018

  • Quebec City

    May 2 to May 3 2018

  • Montreal

    May 7 to May 8 2018

  • Gatineau

    July 9 to July 10 2018

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