Influencing Without Authority

Influencing Without Authority

Course overview

Your targeted virtual session initially explores the ways in which you have to influence without authority, understanding your objectives and the roles of stakeholders in achieving them.

You will be introduced to tools that will enable you to analyse key stakeholder relationships and priorities and strategies to select influential and appropriate communication to win their support, lobbying others where needed.

  • 2.5-hours of online instructor-led training & workshop activity.
  • Interactive digital tools that include:
    • Post-course application guide for line managers
    • Post-course application guide for participants
    • JobAids to take new skills to the real world
    • Our ‘Prac-tips’© reinforcement programme that makes the new habits stick


To provide you with a structured approach to preparing an influencing action plan with the emphasis on gaining commitment from people you have no authority over.


  • Be able to identify their goal and stages to achieve it.
  • Know how to map stakeholders and consider your relationships.
  • Have strategies to influence and lobby others.
  • Feel confident creating an action plan to gain commitment.

“Even though it was just 2 hours of training I could get a lot of information and define a system to achieve my goal.”