An effective leader recognizes that organizational politics can provide positive ways to influence others in order to accomplish goals. In this course, you will be guided through numerous methods and strategies for effectively influencing a team to accept your ideas. You'll be introduced to the importance of political awareness and the essential skills involved in using positive politics and avoiding negative politics when persuading others. You'll also have an opportunity to practice methods for influencing effectively and ethically.
Personal and Political Influence
recognize key concepts related to the use of influence
identify techniques for influencing people
recognize examples of positive politics
identify examples of negative politics
recognize actions that use positive politics to create strong relationships
identify examples of how to use positive politics to promote unifying goals
use methods to positively influence employees
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.