- 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
“Mark kept me engaged throughout the 3hrs, found the course very interesting and relevant.”
Thoroughly enjoyed it – Thank youKylie – Courts Administration Authority
The trainer was willing to listen and be flexible with what assessment could be presented.Maria Carrera – Marden Senior College
“Excellent worthwhile course.”
The best things about this session were warm friendly facilitator, resources and instructions.Daniel Bayer – Marden Senior College
The best thing about this session was:
I was able to work in a friendly and very supportive environment.Participant – Marden Senior College
“The best things about this session were involvement of all participants throughout the session.”
Acknowledgement of the diversity and range of training experience of participants. Learning about using ‘off’.Bev Puust – Courts Administration Authority
The best thing about this session was the course was very well run and organised.Pieter Buitenga
“Friendly ASC Staff & Lewis definitely the right man for the job.”
The best things about this session was the trainer – kept us engaged with a stories, facts, knowledge and manner.Justin Griffiths
“I learnt a lot. Thank you Lewis.”
Lewis was very patient addressing all our questions and very knowledgable (& funny). Very useful content with practice applying this knowledge.Tess Smith
“Pete was great and provided great examples to the course which made understanding things easier.”
Being new to a team leader position I was/am very green in managing a team. I got a lot out of both sessions and will be taking all of these skills into the workplace.Bronwyn
“The best things about this session were Pete’s ability to story tell…”
they had so much relevance to the topics and also great segway to the next topic.Mia Maglieri – Sealink Travel Group