Getting Results without Direct Authority: Influencing Your Boss


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Overview/Description
The idea that you can influence your boss may seem at odds with a traditional view of the boss-employee relationship. But you know best how you want to be managed to reach your goals, and if you focus on building a partnership with your boss, you will find that you have more influence than you think. In this course, you'll learn how to build influence with your boss by understanding his or her situation, and knowing what you can offer that benefits both your boss and you. You'll also find out how to influence your boss to get more responsibility or more direction when you need it.

Target Audience
Anyone who wants to develop or refine their skills for getting results when they don't have direct authority over the people responsible for doing the work

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Getting Results without Direct Authority: Influencing Your Boss

  • recognize how to develop influence with your boss
  • recognize how to influence your boss to give you more responsibility or direction
  • apply steps for getting more responsibility from your boss, in a given scenario
  • Course Number:
    comm_27_a04_bs_enus