Strategic Influencing Skills Training Course

Influencing skills are indispensable to anyone working in modern organisations. Command and control structures have given way to less hierarchical, cross team and partnership working models where you get things done by inspiring and persuading others.

This positive influencing skills training course will help you understand how influencing works, provide you with practical tips and techniques to become more influential and help you work on building an effective personal influencing style.

This course will enable participants to practice the necessary skills to fulfil their personal objectives, whilst maintaining strong, long-lasting professional relationships. It is recommended for anyone who needs to manage, motivate or influence their bosses, colleagues, customers and other important stakeholders.

Course Objectives

Assist participants to develop specific communication skills, to enable them to improve their credibility and gain support and commitment from

  • Introduce powerful and flexible tools for use by both individuals and teams within the organisation, whatever their previous experience or
  • Enable participants to become more effective in their roles by developing a wider range of influencing skills and
  • Focus on key issues and challenges relating to effective and ethical
  • Cover essential topics in a relatively short time, whilst ensuring an immediate impact on practice.
  • Accommodate participants’ learning styles, by including a variety of role-plays, group challenges, practical exercises, opportunities for personal assessment, and presentation of key techniques and

Key Outcomes 

As a result of this training, participants will learn how to:

  • Influence effectively without the need for positional power or authority
  • Improve their influence and personal power
  • Build trusting, productive and professional relationships with others
  • Understand and leverage their influence styles
  • Establish confidence, trust, understanding and commitment from others
  • Manage conflict and challenging situations more confidently
  • Become a more dynamic and productive team member


Administrative Information

Course Title : Strategic Influencing Skills
Course Duration : 2-day
Course Timings : 9:00am to 5:00pm
Course Location : Singapore
Training Venues : Regent Singapore or Royal Plaza on Scotts
Program Fee :  S$ 1475 nett, no GST
2020 Course Dates
Max class size is 6 paxs during Covid-19 period with 1-metre safe distancing and health declaration
21-22  May 2020
27-28 July 2020
21-22  September 2020
26-27 November 2020

For easy registration, kindly email our Program Manager directly at :

The program fee is inclusive of daily international buffet lunches at Carousel ( Royal Plaza on Scotts) or Basilico (Regent Singapore) , coffee breaks with hot snacks, a personal course workbook and all relevant workshop materials.

Participants will be awarded the “Executive Certificate in Strategic Influence” from Raffles Leadership Centre when they complete the full program.

For course enquiry, please email to:

Course fees are payable in advance. We accept payment by cheque, cash, credit cards, electronic payment and telegraphic transfers. We are a Singapore government GeBIZ trading partner and can submit e-invoice via Vendors@Gov.  Due to third-party fixed costs, course fees are not refundable if you cannot attend the class. However, substitutes are most welcome.

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Course Outline – Key Topics 

  • Core Skills and Overview
    Examining the key elements of positive influence and the cluster of skills that are needed to effect influence horizontally and vertically
  • Building Relationship Networks
    Understanding the importance of networking and how to build effective relationships as a tool for effective influence
  • Network Analysis
    Developing and managing existing networks according to personal and professional goals, priorities and needs
  • Power Bases
    Understanding different sources of power and how to use them professionally
  • Currencies of Exchange
    How to recognize the needs and concerns of stakeholders and engage in mutually beneficial exchange of value
  • Approaches to Influence
    How to use different styles to reach desired outcomes
  • Positive Influencing Model
    Introducing a practical framework for planning, getting and maintaining influence
  • Building Credibility
    Understanding and working the key elements of credibility
  • Influencing upwards and downwards
    Recognizing mutual expectations and overcoming barriers to influencing colleagues – how to influence without authority
  • Action Planning
    Practical applications of positive influence via class discussions and individual reflections


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