11. October 2019 - 9:00 till 17:00
Psychology Course: Skills for the Workplace | Sydney Campus, ELI-229 Lecture Room | Friday, 11. October 2019
Explore the human mind with our Psychology courses in Sydney or Online.Learn Psychology with our Psychology courses in Sydney or Online - short courses open to everyone.This psychology course is about honing your influencing skills and knowledge. Influencing others is a valuable skill. If developed well, influencing others empowers you in almost every situation at little cost to you. All of us influence others in some way but not always in the way we intend. People communicate to influence and communicate when they don’t intend to communicate influencing others unknowingly. This psychology course will enhance your application professionally and will allow you to better manage your interactions with colleagues and stakeholders. This psychology course is an applied course which will focus on three key aspects:Components of influence for all situations.You as the influencer – your stance, how you communicate and the impact you have on others. It will provide you with a range of insights that you can choose to adapt or not in diverse situations.Your influential communications in diverse situations e.g. presentations, networking, negotiating a change and decision making.Course ContentThis psychology course will cover the following content:The Psychology of influencing othersUnderstanding attitudes, actions, reasons and control.The importance of self-presentation and personal branding.Understanding the underlying psychology of influence:Equity theory.Distribution theory focusing on rewards.Altruism and the power of information and secrets.Developing your powerful communications and intended outcomes in diverse situationsThe importance of robust evidence.The psychology of presenting evidence and arguments.The psychology of how to close a line of argument.The psychology of pitching your idea to management, a funder or board.The Power of NetworkingWhy, what for, who, where, when and how to introduce yourself into a network and resourcing it will be the focus. Negotiating, Problem-Solving and Decision MakingContext analysis and gathering evidence.The psychology of how to prepare for negotiations.Understanding the psychology of decision making and problem-solving.Ensuring outcomes with a focus on change.Stakeholder analysis.Timing and deadlines.Intended AudienceThis psychology course is suitable for those who would like to develop their ability to influence and persuade others. This psychology course has been designed for people from diverse sectors, including public and private enterprise.Delivery StyleThis psychology course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.Course PrerequisitesThis psychology course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.Alternative DatesAdditional instances of this course may be available and published on our website. See Psychology Course: Skills for the Workplace for more information, or to join the waiting list and be advised when we schedule more.