Influencer Training

Influencer Training is a leadership course that teaches proven strategies to drive high-leverage, rapid and sustainable behavior change. It provides a powerful and portable model for executing behavior change within teams and across the entire organization. Leaders learn to master Six Sources of Influence that motivate and enable others to take initiative, think strategically and improve performance.  

You will learn to:

  • Identify high-leverage behaviors to influence behavior change
  • Diagnose the real causes behind behavior problems
  • Motivate and enable others – regardless of formal authority
  • Create behavior change strategies that yield rapid lasting results

You will benefit by:

  • Discovering three keys to influence behavior change
  • Examining six sources of influence
  • Creating an influence plan based on appropriate strategies

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Leaders responsible for leading change efforts within small teams or across the organization

Topic Area

  • Leadership and Management

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Lead innovation and change
  • Execution
    • Achieve results


  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization


  • Level 2: Skill building


Code: MMHR_INF4000-9

Presenter: Charmaine Ward, Tarnisha McLaughlin-Grayson

Cost: $200

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