Leadership without Authority


Course Number: ITL-108

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Leadership without Authority Training Overview

Accelebrate’s Leadership without Authority course teaches IT professionals of all levels how to influence others to get the resources and information they need to complete their tasks.  This IT Leadership class ideal for Project Managers, Business Analysts, Software Testers, Technical Leads, etc., required to give direction to others without the specific organizational authority to do so.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Enhance their ability to influence those outside their organization
  • Learn ways in which Technical Leads and Project Managers can better manage their dotted-line resources

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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Introduction
Initial Thoughts and Vocabulary
  • Definitions
  • Being proactive versus reactive
  • Leadership versus management
  • Types of respect
  • Personal/hidden agendas
  • Egos, yours and theirs
Maximizing Your Personal Power
Key Leadership Processes
  • Building trust
  • Delegating without control
  • Expectations setting
  • Thank people in public
  • Relationship building
Influencing Other Corporate Players
  • Internal business clients
  • Other internal IT organizations
  • Managing up
Barriers to Influence
  • Understand the resistance to change
  • For change to work it must be
Formal Methodologies
  • Cialdini's six principles of influence
  • The Johari window
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Pettigrew & Whipp's typology
  • Social media measurement adaptation
Influencing Styles
  • Push and pull
  • Pushing type actions
  • Pulling type actions
  • Other positive styles
  • Other negative styles
Influential Communication
  • Storytelling
  • Emotional/loaded/emotive language
Question Types
  • Closed-ended questions
  • Open-ended questions
  • High-yield questions
Question Usages/Purposes
  • Accuracy
  • Clarification
  • Completeness check
  • Relevance
  • Conversation control
  • Descriptive
  • Leading
  • Examples
Body Language
  • How people receive information
  • Does mood affect your posture?
  • Can posture affect your mood?
  • Professional speakers use it
  • Influencing others
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

For in-person deliveries, attendees do not need computers for this course. We will provide full classroom setup instructions that will include seating in small groups, with supplies such as flipcharts, sticky notes, markers, and pens for the attendees and a projector and Internet connection for the instructor's laptop.

Online deliveries for this interactive training will use an online meeting platform (such as Zoom, WebEx, GoTo, or Teams) to have face-to-face contact online, including use of breakout rooms for group activities.



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