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25-04-2024 to 26-04-2024

29-07-2024 to 30-07-2024

12-09-2024 to 13-09-2024

14-11-2024 to 15-11-2024

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(including GST)

Member Total Fee (inc. 9% gst) : $2,005.60
Non-Member Total Fee (inc. 9% gst) : $2,507.00

funding subsidy


Course Overview

The Positive Power & Influence® Programme is delivered in over 40 countries in more than 20 languages. This important development training programme is used by major organisations to give their Leaders, Managers and Key Personnel the skills and confidence to influence stakeholders at all levels - bosses, colleagues, subordinates, internal customers and external customers. 

Participants will develop influence styles, techniques and processes, giving them the flexibility to influence effectively across a wide range of situations. They will learn how to diagnose situations to determine which style would be most appropriate and how to use it to achieve their objectives while building positive working relationships.

Course benefits

Business Outcomes

  • Get ‘buy-in’ and support from stakeholders
  • Manage stakeholders more effectively
  • Lead others through change and uncertainty
  • Adapt style of influence to respond to challenging business situations
  • Mobilise resources and support from others to get things done
  • Influence others without pressuring, pulling rank or resorting to aggressive behaviour
  • Influence others regardless of their positions in the hierarchy
  • Grow and develop leadership skills
  • Secure co-operation and working together with each other
  • Achieve a win-win outcome

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to use positive power and influence to meet objectives and maintain or build working relationships.
  • Learn an influence model for analyzing face-to-face situations.
  • Assess which styles they use, overuse, misuse, or avoid.
  • Refine present skills and develop alternative styles.
  • Learn to analyze a situation and apply the appropriate style.
  • Learn to influence others using personal power and using positional power positively when they do have it.
  • Learn to expand the use of personal influence in daily work situations.

Course outline

The core of the Positive Power & Influence® Programme is the renowned Situational Influence Model™. This model highlights that we can apply a specific style best suited to influence each situation we face.

Influence Self-Assessment

  • Participants complete an assignment that analyses their current influence styles and assesses their strengths and weaknesses. These form the basis for their learning goals.

The Situational Influence Model™

  • Participants explore the Situational Influence Model™ and learn the behaviours associated with each style.

Skill Development Practice Using Cases and Exercises

  • Participants engage in intensive skill practice exercises to explore their ability to use the influence styles in role-plays of business and real-life situations.

Application Planning

  • Participants practise a real-life personal influence situation of their choosing, using a diagnostic checklist to evaluate which styles are most appropriate for this and other future influence situations.

As part of the training and learning during this course, photography and/or video recording of participants in action will be done.


2 days

Course runs

Who should attend?

Level 3 - New Managers

Level 4 - Managers

Level 5 - Senior Managers & Directors

Programme leader

Eric Ng is the President of a company that holds an exclusive license in Singapore with Situation Management Systems, Inc. – an international organisation specialising in Influence and Negotiation. He is a master trainer for the Positive Power & Influence® Programme and will help you learn and improve your influencing and leadership skills in this programme. Eric has more than 25 years of corporate working experience in various management and technical positions in the Asia Pacific region. He has many interesting real life examples, stories and anecdotes to relate the Situational Influence Model™ to your daily work and life situations. He travels extensively in Asia delivering training to and coaching senior management and executives. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, Global 1000 companies, MNCs, SMEs and government organisations.

Participants who have attended his programmes have found him to be ‘experienced’, ‘knowledgeable’, ‘very clear’, ‘full of passion in training’ and ‘fun’.

Course fee

Programme Executive In Charge : Patricia Lee

Telephone number : 6248 9447

Email : patricialee@sim.edu.sg

Non-members are welcome to sign up for SIM membership to enjoy the discounted rate.

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