LEAD077 - Political Savvy, Power and Ethical Influence: Enhance Your Ability to Influence Positive Change Within and Outside Your Workplace
Delivery OptionsBlended Online
Politics and power exist wherever humans are involved, and these dynamics have existed for centuries. Their impact ranges from very positive to downright underhanded. Many of us respond by trying to avoid politics altogether. Yet learning how to navigate organizational politics and power in an ethical manner will boost your career success, no matter what position you occupy or aspire to. It will also enhance your ability to influence positive change – within and outside your workplace.
Week 1: Organizational politics and power dynamics
Week 2: Building political capital and the role of trust
Week 3: How to build an ethical influence plan
Week 4: The medium is the message: Seeing how you’re seen
Understand organizational politics and the role of power and influence
Learn how to navigate organizational politics in an ethical manner
Identify stakeholders and internal networks
Understand different ethical influence techniques
Understand their strengths and weaknesses regarding political savvy and build a plan to improve
Learn tools to build trust-based relationships and rebuild trust when it is broken
Use a combination of feedback and reflection to gain insight into their personal strengths and opportunities for development.
Engage in unfiltered dialogue about your work challenges, and collectively explore solutions.
Identify the mindset shift in taking a realistic and practical approach to navigating organizational politics
Develop a plan with next steps to help them become more influential
Develop skills to advance in their career
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