Influence Strategy Course – In-person class at 5-star hotel

Influencing and persuasion 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 influencing and persuading others.

This strategic skills training course will help you understand how influencing works, provide you with practical tips and strategies to become more influential and help you work on building an effective repertoire of influencing strategies.

This course will enable participants to practice the necessary skills to fulfill 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.

Key Outcomes 

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

  • Influence and persuade 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 different influence styles
  • Manage conflict and challenging situations more confidently

Administrative Information

Course Title : Influence Strategy Course
Course Duration : 1-day
Course Timings : 9:30am to 5.00pm
Course Location : Singapore
Training Venues : The Regent Hotel at Cuscaden Road or the Royal Plaza on Scotts
Program Fee :  S$ 550 nett, no GST (save 7%)
2022 Course Dates
  Every last Friday of the month


The program fee is inclusive of hotel lunch, coffee breaks with hotel snacks, personal course workbook and all relevant workshop materials. 

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

For course enquiry and registration, 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.

Course Outline – Key Topics 

  • Positive Influencing Model
    Introducing a practical framework for planning, getting and maintaining influence
  • Core Skills Overview
    Examining the key elements of persuasion and influence and the cluster of skills that are needed to effect influence horizontally and vertically
  • Relationship Network Analysis
    Developing and managing existing networks according to personal and professional goals, priorities and needs
  • Value Exchange
    How to recognize the needs and concerns of stakeholders and engage in mutually beneficial exchange of value
  • Approaches to  Persuasion
    How to use different styles to reach different outcomes in different situations
  • 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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