- Do you need to convince others in the Council about the merits of your project?
- Do you believe that a good idea sells itself?
- Are you intrigued at the rapid rise through the organisation of some colleagues?
- Are you sometimes frustrated by the ‘invisible road blocks’ that get in the way of your good ideas or reports?
- Do you resent managers who seem to take no action against ‘problem’ staff?
- Do you avoid office politics at all costs?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, spend a day with ASC Training & Development to explore the critical role Political Nous (or Savvy) plays in council life.
$396 (inc GST)
- highly skilled facilitators with extensive leadership experience
- all learning materials
- continuous coffee, tea and morning tea are provided at sessions
- there are many quality food vendors within 1-2 min walk for you to purchase your lunch, or you are welcome to bring your own lunch if you wish
- Defining organisational politics
- What is your political style?
- Manipulation versus influence
- A model of political skills types
- Political nous and organisational values
- Identifying the stakeholders
- Political agendas
- Power and forming alliances
- Bargaining and negotiating
Location & Dates
ASC Training & Development
Level 2, 5 Leigh Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000
In this course we distinguish between the Machiavellian behaviours of manipulative employees and the behaviours of Ethical Influencers.
Past participants have shared that they will:
- be more aware of political implications at work
- develop stronger strategic work relationships
- use tools supplied to evaluate the political terrain
- consider more broadly all stakeholders
- ask the right questions
What our clients say
“The best things about this session were working in groups and interacting with trainer.”
All concerns were discussed and answered.Michael Stevens
“The best things about this session was the face to face delivery as a pose to online.”
Interaction with others.Sheila Howe
“The best things about this session was the presenter created a relaxed environment.”Mick Mullett – Downer Mining
“The best things about this session were the comprehensive overview of requirements.”
Perfect pace and facility.Chris Ginever – Choose Safety
“The best things about this session was friendliness of staff, approach by facilitator, kept us active.”
Great 2 days.L Hext – DTF
“The best thing about this session was they were not boring.”
I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot.Michael de Beer – HKJC
“The best thing about this session was understanding the procedure and guidelines in designing and developing an assessment tool.”Past Participant
“The concept and content of unit was well delivered and understood well by learners.”
Facilitator knew his subject well and sessions were well delivered!Sue Lam – HKJC
“Understood well by learners.”
Very good.Kit Liung – HKJC