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Managing Without Authority (XAPM214)

Course Description

Receive expert guidance on how to influence and persuade others, build and maintain effective working relationships, and get things done in a diverse, global environment. Acquire the practical knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to join the ranks of those who can get things done—with or without formal authority.

Learn How To:

  • Learn to read the larger context in which you need to manage without authority
  • Employ strategies and tools to build your influence within your organization
  • Influence decisions others make that are critical to your success and that of your project or program
  • Communicate performance problems in a fact-based, non-punishing manner that encourages mutual problem solving
  • Gain commitments from project team members who are not direct reports in order to meet expectations and fulfill agreements

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