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Communication and influencing skills

This workshop will enable you to understand your behaviour and others’ better, and flex your style accordingly.

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Communication and influencing skills
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£995.00 £895.50 Plus vat
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£1,215.00 £1,093.50 Plus vat


This workshop will enable you to understand your behaviour and others’ better, and flex your style accordingly.

Developing a powerful and flexible communication style is a great addition to the engineer’s toolkit. Through clear, concise and targeted communication, engineers will be able to improve the influence they have over colleagues and improve their career development prospects.

Attending this workshop will enable you to better understand your own and others’ behaviour and flex your style accordingly. After attending the course, you will be able to communicate more clearly and effectively in order to influence for more favourable results.

This module is available to support delegates working towards the CMI Level 3 Certificate in First Line Management.

Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for engineers and non-engineers at all levels.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

  • Better understand your own behaviour and how it is perceived by others.
  • Improve the way you interact with colleagues. 
  • Increase your ability to influence those you work with. 
  • Tailor your message for improved outcomes. 
  • Use the DiSC personality profile methodology to improve the impact of your communications.
  • Use a number of influencing strategies/approaches & styles depending on your situation.
Contributes 14 CPD hours

This course has broadened my perspective to see the many aspects involved in effective communication, and how influencing skills are relevant to my role.

Stewart Steele Howden

Key topics

  • Introduction to communication.
  • Personal behavioural styles. 
  • Listening.
  • Non-verbal communication.
  • Power and influence.
  • Influencing.
  • Influencing styles.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: D and E

  1. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  2. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Communication and influencing skills.

  • Eddie Winton

    Eddie Winton

    Eddie is an accomplished leader, having occupied a range of managerial positions over 20 years in a number of large national and international organisations.
  • Liz Bennett

    Liz Bennett

    Liz is an accomplished training professional with a strong track record of driving forward initiatives, developing teams and individuals and delivering performance benefits to businesses worldwide.
  • Andy Webber

    Andy Webber

    Andy is a professional facilitator with over 15 years of experience in coaching, mentoring, consulting and delivering training.

We offer in house training

Tell us your team's CPD needs and we'll come to you with a specialised training programme, customised for your engineering sector.
Contact our advisors if you need help finding the most appropriate training for your team.


At a glance

  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Location:
    Coventry, London, Glasgow, Sheffield
  • CPD Hours:
  • Accredited:
  • UK-Spec:
    D, E

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Available dates for Communication and influencing skills

2 day course

27-28 Mar 2019 10% discount available until 27 January
9-10 Apr 2019 10% discount available until 9 February
13-14 May 2019 10% discount available until 13 March
26-27 Jun 2019 10% discount available until 26 April
5-6 Aug 2019 10% discount available until 5 June
5-6 Nov 2019 10% discount available until 5 September
5-6 Dec 2019 10% discount available until 5 October

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