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Communication & Influencing skills- Tuesday 6th November 2018

The ability to communicate and influence is an important personal skill that is critical to business. Whether it’s a 1-2-1 with an employee or a presentation to customer, we all need to communicate effectively. In our first Communication and Influencing Seminar, we will be helping delegates to understand what makes communication effective, both verbally and in written presentations. We will explore different influencing techniques and, using a practical exercise, put these skills to the test. We will explore a range of skills, including:

Understanding how to tailor your communication to your audience
How you can improve your active listening
Generating support for change in your audience
Getting the right structure for presentation to achieve your outcomes
The 10 influencing techniques you can use to convince stakeholders
Building trust through communication
Why attend?

You will learn why understanding personality is key to communication
You will receive practical tools to help you influence people
You can discuss current communication challenges in your business
You will receive guidance from both an expert advisor and your peers
This seminar will be an interactive working session that will challenge your thinking, leaving you with practical skills that will have an immediate impact on your business. This event is perfect for business leaders and managers who wish to develop and improve their ability to communicate with customers, suppliers, employees and across wider business relationships.

About our facilitator:

Richard Beaumont is the Founder of PeerPair, providing procurement training and consultancy to FTSE100 companies and a Founding Partner of Bromley Wood Associates, a new Procurement and Supply Chain consultancy that helps SMEs to reduce their supplier spend and reduce risk. Both were founded after 10 years’ experience in Procurement and Executive roles in the Construction, Financial Services, Aerospace and Consulting sectors. Richard is a regular Chair at international ProcureCon Conferences and a speaks widely at other industry events. Richard’s real passion is developing skills in teams by acting as an advisor and mentor who facilitates sessions and projects for clients to solve the challenges that are keeping them from achieving success.

Elegibility: In order to attend this event you will have to be a SME based in Greater Birmingham or Solihull. You will also be required to register with the GBSLEP Growth Hub (this is completely FREE), click here




Tamworth Enterprise Centre
Philip Dix Centre
Corporation Street
B79 7DN