Leadership Skills: Influence Others with Confidence

Project Management: Maximize your Ability to Accomplish Tasks by Assessing and Asserting your Political PMP Power.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Politics are available everywhere and especially at work.

It is about practicing influence over your team and different departments to accomplish a task and attain goals, with or without the formal authority to authorize action.

This course can help you if you work in a matrix environment or a cross-functional environment.

As a leader, your goal is to organize, monitor and control the actions of every team members to guarantee the successful completion of a project in an efficient and effective way.

Learn from the instructor and best practices available to apply your interpersonal and leadership skills and reach the balance between the conflicting roles of a project manager / functional manager or even a contributor. A diagnostic self-inventory model that will evaluate your potential and enhance your knowledge for a better outcome.

Learn today how to influence Others with Confidence and excel as a project leader between your co-workers.

*This course is part of a larger course provided by the same instructor.

*Many extra materials are part of this course and can be downloaded separately. 

What are the requirements?

  • This course has no pre-requisites

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Define the organizational politics.
  • Identify the factors that are required to influence any member or manager.
  • Analyze the difference between compliance and commitment and how each is used as a way to influence.
  • Master the five characteristics of a position that impact the power of the individual holding that position.
  • Discover the sources of power that develop from your personal characteristics.
  • Explore strategies to measure your organizational potency and demonstrate guidelines for gaining power.
  • Master the fundamental principles and strategies of influence.
  • Decide on the power strategy that is the most appropriate to a particular situation.
  • Explain the retribution-based influence.
  • Justify the use of the retribution-based influence effectively.
  • Develop the leadership competencies associated with the three strategies of influence.
  • Discover the steps constituting the persuasion process.
  • Master the skills required for a successful leader.
  • Identify how our psychology can change our comfort with the use of power.

What is the target audience?

  • Project Manager
  • Functional manager
  • Any member working in a project team
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Mid-Level Manager
  • Anyone that wants to move into higher position
  • People who love to learn
  • Students
  • Professionals
  • Hobbyists

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
05:29

Introducing the instructor biography, experience and education, as well as, the course objectives.

Instructor Name: Ramzi Abou Rahal

Education

  • Negotiation: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Success (Harvard University).
  • MSc in Information Systems Management (University of Liverpool). 
  • Master in Systems Design and Project Leadership (Cornell University).

Certifications

  • PMP: Project Management Professional
  • PMOC: Project Management Office Certificate
  • PRINCE2: Projects In Controlled Environment
  • ITIL: Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • OCA-JP: Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer
Section 2: Understanding Power
10:42

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›Explain why organizational politics are essential and inevitable.
  • ›Describe the factors that contribute to how well one exercises influence in an organization.
  • ›Explain the difference between compliance and commitment and how each is used as a way to influence.
09:39

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›List five characteristics of a position that affect the power of the individual holding that position.
  • ›Identify sources of power that originate from your personal characteristics.
  • ›Discuss strategies to assess your organizational potency and establish guidelines for gaining power.
6 questions

This quiz cover the materials available in section 2.

Section 3: Strategies of Influence
11:09

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›Explain the fundamental principles and strategies of influence.
  • ›Determine the influence strategy most appropriate to a particular situation.
09:17

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›Define retribution-based influence.
  • ›Use retribution-based influence correctly.
  • ›Apply an acquisition process to develop the leadership competencies associated with the three strategies of influence.
10:11

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›List the steps comprising the persuasion process.
  • ›Explain the mistakes common to the use of persuasion as an influence strategy.
08:50

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›Define reciprocity and explain how it works in an organization.
  • ›Define the leadership competency associated with reciprocity-based influence.
16:33

In this lecture, we will cover:

  • ›Explain how our psychology can influence our comfort with and use of power.
  • ›Discuss the competencies necessary to be a successful leader.
15 questions

This quiz cover the materials available in section 3.

Section 4: Bonus Section
Article

This is a bonus lecture that provides you a discount code coupon on all my remaining courses. As well, we provide you the direct link to access our Facebook page. The Facebook page "Project Management Studio" is dedicated to help each other in project management.

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Instructor Biography

MSc, PMOC, PMP, PRINCE2, ITIL .. Ramzi Abou Rahal, Bestselling Udemy Instructor, 26+ Courses, 24,000+ Students

A Senior Project Manager under the Project Management Office (PMO) and an IT manager expert in project, program management, networking, security, hardware, software, AWS, TOGAF and architecture.

Educational Background

- Negotiation: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Success from Harvard Law School (USA)

- Master in Systems Design and Project Leadership from Cornell University (USA)

- Master of Science (MSc) degree in Information Systems Management (ISM) from the University of Liverpool (UK)

- Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Computer Science from Notre Dame University (LB)

His master thesis is a proposal for a new specialized certificate in project management specific for IT software projects (PMP-IT).

Certification Background

1- PMO (Project Management Office Certified)

2- PMP® (Project Management Professional)

3- PRINCE2® (Projects In Controlled Environment)

4- ITIL® (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)

5- OCA-JP (Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer)

6- Introducing, Planning and Managing an Agile Software Development Project (SkillSoft)

7- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP Business ByDesign ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

8- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Business ByDesign ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

9- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud for Customer CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

10- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud for Customer CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

11- SAP Sales Executive Qualification | SAP SuccessFactors HCM (Human Capital Management)

12- SAP Pre-sales Executive Qualification | SAP Cloud Applications HCM (Human Capital Management)

13- SAP Qualified Support Mobility Consultant

and many others...

Social Media and Blogs

- Admin of the Facebook Page: Project Management Studio

- Author of the blog on WordPress: ramziabourahal

- Author of the blog on Blogger: ramziabourahal

- Contributor to LinkedIn Pulse articles: Ramzi Abou Rahal

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