Power and Influence

Carlson School of Management

How long?

  • 4 weeks
  • online

Carlson School of Management

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Who should attend

  • Managers who have a grasp technical skills but still want to become more influential
  • Leaders with goals to improve emotional intelligence
  • C-suite
  • Managers and directors who must lead across teams or in areas without formal authority

About the course

Effective people in professional capacities use personal influence to build team relationships and get work done. This course will teach you how to to communicate effectively and build confidence in your ability to positively influence the people around you.

Leaders are unlikely to be successful if their approach is to simply demand things get done. Most people in professional capacities use their influence to motivate and inspire their teams and cement their authority. This course will teach participants how to use influence to build relationships, generate goodwill, and get work done.

Course participants will explore the ethics of influence and learn techniques for generating motivation. They'll practice approaches for strategically building relationships and developing reciprocity. They'll learn how to generate authority and harness social information and cues to be a stronger leader. This skill-set is useful for anyone who works with people and coursework is designed to help participants understand the psychology of why people act the way they do. Participants will complete the course with increased confidence in their ability to influence people.

  • Participants learn to use practical tools to become more powerful and influential with coworkers, managers, and partners
  • Lectures, discussions and live exercises teach you how to master and mobilize entire teams, departments, and organizations

Key Benefits

  • Manage both team and interpersonal relationships more effectively
  • Hone presentation techniques
  • Refine your EQ (emotional intelligence)
  • Master practical approaches for successful verbal and non-verbal communication

Experts

Vladas Griskevicius

Vladas Griskevicius is the Carlson Foundation Endowed Chair in Marketing, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He serves as chairperson of the Marketing Department and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research. He has an extensive background in psychology and is ...

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