Mastering the Art of Influence for Stakeholder Management

Influence isn’t ingrained—it can be learned. Harness the power of influence to steer decisions, lead change and foster collaboration.

Overview

Decision-making is a complex process. While it involves wisdom and the ability to weigh options, it fundamentally relies on trust and influence to drive successful outcomes.

Recognize the significance of “soft skills” in persuading a diverse range of stakeholders. Learn how to nurture trust-based workplace relationships and discover the techniques to effectively influence and secure mutually beneficial outcomes for all stakeholders, including clients, customers and team members.

Mastering The Art of Influence for Stakeholder Management is designed to help you harness the power of influence for effective and impactful leadership.

In this course, you will:
  • Explore strategies to effectively engage internal and external stakeholders, navigate office dynamics, and shape your career progression
  • Apply versatile influencing styles tailored to diverse scenarios
  • Acquire practical skills to help you steer decisions, lead change, and foster collaboration

Enroll for this course today and learn how to wield trust and influence to optimize every decision you make.

Course Topics

Analyze Decision-Making Factors

Nurture Trust-Based Relationships

Apply Adaptive Influence Styles

Navigate Office Politics Effectively

Lead Successful Change Initiatives

Manage Critical Customers and Stakeholders

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify workplace scenarios to strategically exercise influence to enhance outcomes for both personal and organizational advancement
  • Evaluate the importance of 6 Power Bases to influence behavior and decision-making at various levels of an organisation, including superiors, subordinates, peers and external stakeholders
  • Identify strategies to cultivate a professional reputation that demonstrates value, and fosters trust, effectively amplifying your influence from the outset of any professional interaction
  • Assess the strength and value of existing relationships within your professional networks and identify ways to expand your influential reach 
  • Determine your dominate influencing style and evaluate its effectiveness in different workplace contexts, deciding when to adapt your approach for optimal influence
  • Practice the application of the 5Cs of influential conversations through role-play activities, demonstrating proficiency in adapting these techniques to various workplace contexts

Who Should Attend

This course is for you if you’d like to enhance your skills in influencing and managing stakeholders. This course is also recommended if you’re leading change initiatives in your organization.

Course Journey

Assessment & Evaluation

Participants will have a 2-day window after their course, to complete the evaluation and assessment. They must complete the evaluation and successfully pass the assessment to be eligible for their course certificate. The course evaluation and assessment will be conducted online.

To be eligible for funding, participants are required to attain a minimum 75% attendance and pass the course assessment. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for more details.

Fees & Funding

Funding available for the Individual

Full Course Fee Without Funding S$2,100.00
Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents Course Fee after 70% SSG funding S$630.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years & above Course Fee after 70% SSG funding and MCES 20% S$210.00

All course fees are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST). GST will be applied on nett course fees after 70% baseline grant, before any other applicable subsidies.

Funding available for Singapore-registered Companies

Full Course Fee Without Funding S$2,100.00
Singapore registered Companies sponsoring Employees who are Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents Course Fee after 70% SSG funding S$630.00
Singapore registered SMEs sponsoring Employees who are Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents Course Fee after 70% SSG funding and ETSS 20% S$210.00

All course fees are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST). GST will be applied on nett course fees after 70% baseline grant, before any other applicable subsidies.

Cohort Intake

  • 13 & 14 May 2024
  • 1 & 2 July 2024

Facilitator Bio

Lara Dudley

Lara is an accredited faculty of the Korn Ferry Academy. She is a versatile business professional, with experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, and educator. In 2014, she co-founded DigitalMatter, a tech consultancy focused on the real estate and AEC industries. Under her leadership, DigitalMatter grew their workforce to 30 employees strong and set industry standards for digital best practices. Lara played a crucial role in establishing the company's HR function, including the creation of a strong employer brand that attracted top talent.

Lara's training style is to question the status quo, challenge individuals, and help them reach their full potential. She is a skilled connector, having worked with individuals and organizations across a variety of sectors, including finance, consulting, and AEC. Her experience extends from working with governments and large corporations to small start-ups and non-profit organizations.

Lara is a passionate advocate for social causes and has been involved in curriculum development for aidha, a micro-business school for domestic helpers, and Bagosphere, an L&D training program for rural youth in the Philippines. She serves on the advisory board of several social enterprises and enjoys judging business competitions at schools and universities.

Terms & Conditions

Success Stories

Don’t just take our word for it

SUGGESTED COURSES

Commercial Acumen for Business Success

Ignite purpose and drive systematic progress in your company by helping employees grasp their impact on the bottom line.

Delivering Results Through Others

Learn how to encourage your people to take ownership of their work – and build a team that you can trust to do their best work even when no one’s watching.

Personal Branding and Executive Presence for Career Growth

Embark on a personal journey with a course designed to help you craft an authentic personal brand that propels your career forward.

Contact Us

Great leaders know an opportunity when they see it—and grab it on the spot. There’s no better time than now to start investing in yourself and your people. Speak to a Korn Ferry Academy consultant today.

Facebook
LinkedIn
Email
WhatsApp