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how to influence.

How to influence others

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LET'S TALK ABOUT how to influence.

Designed for teams with a non-sales focus, we explore the art of influencing and identify techniques to drive your own personal success. This full day course is for employees of all levels who want to improve their influencing skills to achieve better results.


why come on the course?

Do you struggle to make yourself and your ideas heard?

Do you get frustrated by people often telling you no?

Would you like to be more influential in different contexts?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, then this course is definitely for you.


What is it?

A practical, interactive course delivered by an expert communication skills trainer and our 2 professional actors.

We’ll explore some theory of communication and influencing and focus on how to have maximum impact by ensuring your body language and voice are congruent with the message you’re trying to deliver.


What will I do on the day?

Through lots of practical and interactive activities, you’ll explore which approaches are effective in different situations and what works best for you.

Working with our actors, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your awareness of both your own influencing style and the factors that motivate others, supporting you to develop a flexible approach and become a successful influencer.

embedding the learning.

This course is delivered using observational theatre based learning. Our actors perform a number of scenarios demonstrating how influencing can be effective and where it doesn't work.

In addition to these scenes, we facilitate discussions after each one to understand the impact and we embed the learning.

Learners also get an opportunity to practice their new skills in the safe learning environment we create.

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influencing Skills - ted Learning
ted Learning Theatre of Learning drama based training

Learning Outcomes.

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify situations both internally and externally that are dependent on influencing skills.
  • Recognise key models and how to utilise them to develop an influencing approach.
  • Explain how to use both non-verbal and verbal communication skills effectively when influencing.
  • Identify how to improve personal effectiveness when in influential situations.

Some faq's about our How to Influence Training.

0.1 What is Theatre based learning?

Theatre Based Learning is the technique we use to bring learning to life by using our actors to perform scenarios, based on real case studies.

Theatre Based Learning can be either observational (where learners watch scenes and discuss) OR participative (where we use techniques like real-play and practice, forum where learners interact with the actors and direct them or hot-seating where learners give feedback to individual characters and make suggestions).

0.2What are the benefits of our how to influence training?
This course is for any employee who wants to improve their influencing skills to achieve better results. By attending a practical session we will have the chance to explore what works and what doesn't work and understand why. Our actors will give a unique insight into why they weren't prepared to 'be influenced' so the learners can understand what approach to take next time.

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Discussing and learning in the traditional ‘class-room’ is effective, but long-term memory is better stimulated by having an experience. Our approach using experiential and drama based methods delivers this and leads to more sustained learning.

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Learn more about the how to influence course and the outcomes

    theatre of learning delivering sustained blended learning.

    Our training is observational and participative, using teams of actors to bring it to life. We recognise that taking part in role-play is not for everyone, so we offer observational training – this is where two of our acting team demonstrate scenes related to the course and delegates observe and comment on the behaviors. Where a business is more confident working with actors, we take this to the next level with participative training so delegates get to practice their newly learnt skills.

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    ted Learning - blended courses
    ted Learning Theatre of Learning drama based training
    ted Learning - blended courses

    sustain and maintain learning.

    All our learners have full access to our ted learning HUB – our bespoke platform that enables all learners to continue the engagement with the trainer and actors, see latest case-studies and blogs from the ted learning team and engage with other learners, discussing their own challenges and successes.

    Desktop, mobile, or tablet - the ted HuB engages learners with training accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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    Still have questions?

    To find out how we can inspire your leaders and managers to achieve their potential for themselves and for your business, please get in touch.

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