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Course Description

The ability to positively influence people in a way that others follow, and act willingly when you do not have authority, is a skill every leader needs to cultivate. A leader's ability to influence and build relationships to get results, whether managing up, down, or across the organization, can positively impact the bottom line and a leader’s career success. Uncover effective methods, strategies - and pitfalls - for influencing others, gaining commitment from others, and fostering collaboration.

Course Details

Upon completing this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify key factors required to influence and gain results without authority
  • Investigate how organizational context impacts the ability to influence
  • Explore different influence strategies and tactics to gain commitment, foster collaboration, and tackle resistance to new ideas
  • Examine a framework for using influence to grow relationships and engage stakeholders in different environments
  • Create an action plan to effectively address specific influencing-related challenges and situations in the workplace

Topics of Instruction

  • Essential factors required for influencing others and gaining results
  • Organizational elements that impact influencing skills
  • Influence Strategies and tactics
  • Influencing framework and models

Notes

Formerly: BUS 628 Influence Without Authority

Proficiencies

Certificate for Front Line Leaders - Seminar Category/Topic Area: Leading Self  

Certificate for Emerging Leaders - Seminar Category/Topic Area: Professional Effectiveness 

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Aug 23, 2022 to Aug 30, 2022
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $629.00
Instructor(s)
  • Marielena Nunez
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. Tuesday, August 23, 5:00PM to 6:00PM MT
  2. Tuesday, August 30, 5:00PM to 6:00PM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Dec 06, 2022 to Dec 12, 2022
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $629.00
Instructor(s)
  • Marielena Nunez
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are live sessions included in this course. Dates and Times TBA

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam. 

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with online learning are recommended to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
May 16, 2023 to May 23, 2023
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $629.00
Instructor(s)
  • Marielena Nunez
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are live sessions included in this course.

The live session dates and times are TBD.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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