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Workshop duration

1 day


Most organisations have complex systems of internal & external stakeholders.  Managing those relationships in a collaborative and productive way is a key skill for leaders.  The course takes a look at WHO they are, HOW you are managing them, WHEN you refresh your approach.  This programme will be real time & allows delegates time to pull together their own plan.

  • Approximately 12 delegates per session
  • Workshop & individual activities
  • Delegates ideally to be within same or similar teams in order to use real time data

Course Content

  • Model to explain organisational structure – System Type thinking approach
  • What’s in it for me & them / Impact of Culture of organisations, depts.,
  • Communications – expanding your tool kit
  • Political make up & how to survive
  • Brainstorm your influence population / understanding how ‘change’ happens
  • Stakeholder Mapping technique
  • Influence planning & organisation
  • Reading your key stakeholders & taking action

Post Programme – share with line manager to verify the stakeholder plan will work.

Skills gained

  • Appreciate how organisations work – how do the politics work? Honing your political savvy
  • Understand the motivations of others / Influencing decision makers – 1:1 & in groups
  • To identify the stakeholders in your circle of influence – internal, 3rd party suppliers etc
  • Learn a process of categorising the importance & communication strategy for those stakeholders
  • Understand why relationships flourish or falter