Influence and Assertiveness

Influence and Assertiveness

Elevate your power and impact to build cooperation and get results


Do you have a clear goal in mind, but seek the right tools and technique to persuade others, gain buy-in and get things done in a non-aggressive and ethical way? This high energy seminar offers you practical approaches to gain support for your ideas, network with those around you and initiate positive change up, down and across your organization.

The seminar provides managers at all levels with the tools to understand their own styles of influence and conflict resolution as well as how to adapt to the personal styles of others in order to receive the support needed to succeed.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Apply the latest persuasion techniques to ethically build cooperation and drive achievement.
  • Understand the critical differences between assertiveness and aggressiveness in your ability to influence and convince those around you.
  • Learn to adapt your influence and conflict resolution approaches to unique situations involving your peers, subordinates, boss or upper management.
  • Influence others rather than respond to them in both professional and personal situations
  • Eliminate reliance on formal authority as a means to changing mentalities and behaviours
  • You will also receive takeaway tools to immediately elevate your personal power

Who Should Attend

This program will appeal to executives, managers, and all those who wish to understand how the influence process works in order to meet needs and get your work done. Skills acquired in this program are directly applicable to leadership, management, negotiation, and sales challenges.

What is the Registration Fee?

$1795 (plus tax) for the two-day program, including facilitation by a highly-rated faculty member, comprehensive workbook, results-oriented exercises, seminar supplies, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks) and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

Program in Detail

Discussions on the latest research and best practices, hands-on application exercises, peer exchanges and reflection will assist participants in developing their influence and assertiveness skills. This seminar comprises complementary learnings to the negotiation skills.

The seminar will be held at the McGill Executive Institute located at 1001 Sherbrooke Street West (between Peel and McTavish). A check-in desk on the 6th floor will be open from 8:30 a.m. and the seminar will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.