An Intensive 10-day Training Course

Political Savvy & Emotional Intelligence


This course is split in two modules:

Module 1: Political Savvy: Maximising Your Influence in the Organisation
Module 2: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a 2-week training course.

Training Methodology

This training course uses a range of approaches to learning, including experiential group activities, individual exercises, mini-case studies, role plays and syndicate discussions.

Course Outline

Module 1: Political Savvy: Maximising Your Influence in the Organisation

Day 1

Understanding and Applying Political Savvy

  • Overview of Political Savviness for the Workplace
  • Understanding the Nature of Power
  • Bases of Power
  • Methods for Influence
  • Common Errors When Seeking to Influence Others

Day 2

Identifying and Engaging with Stakeholders

  • Understanding Stakeholder Engagement
  • The Stakeholder Engagement Process
  • Identifying your Stakeholders
  • Key documents for Stakeholder Management (Register, Matrix, Strategy)
  • Stakeholder Management Strategy

Day 3

The Psychology of Effective Communication

  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Significant Barriers to Effective Communication and Removing these Barriers
  • Discovering Active Listening and Effective Questioning
  • Understanding Body Language
  • Attending Skills in Communication: The SOLER Model

Day 4

Negotiating for Success  

  • The Negotiating Environment
  • Getting to Yes
  • Zones of Potential Agreement and BATNA
  • Negotiation Methods, Tools, and Techniques
  • Understanding Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Day 5

Successful Decision Making

  • Decision-making Processes & Techniques
  • Steps to Making an Effective Decision
  • Determine the Appropriate Way of Making the Decision
  • Vroom-Jago Decision Model and Leadership Styles
  • Make Choices Involving Multiple Factors (Grid Analysis, Nominal Group Technique)

Module 2: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Day 6

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

  • Historical roots of Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Importance of perception
  • Developing self-awareness through understanding out personality
  • Using the LPI for understanding others
  • Developing openness to new ideas effectiveness

Day 7

Psychology of Leadership

  • Holistic leadership
  • Understanding personality styles for teamwork
  • Optimizing our personality strengths
  • Managing our emotional stress
  • High EQ leadership

Day 8

Apply Psychology in Leading in an Emotionally Intelligent Way

  • Enhancing self-awareness
  • Empathy: Increase your level of social awareness
  • Delegating tasks and responsibilities
  • Managing self and leading others
  • Influencing and inspiring people

Day 9

Building an Emotionally Intelligent Team based on Psychological Principles

  • Importance of EQ to team effectiveness
  • Motivating a high-performance team
  • Building unified teams
  • Stages of human development
  • EQ For building trusting relationship

Day 10

Communication for Successful Leadership

  • Psychology of persuasion
  • Creating an inspiring vision
  • How to flow with different personality styles
  • Practicing leadership integrity
  • Developing an action plan


Oxford Management Centre Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.



In association with

GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

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19 Feb-01 Mar 2024
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