1 Day Workshop
FOLLOWED BY 1:1 COACHING (1 HR per participant)
Why this course?
Learn how to manage office politics and workplace conflict effectively. This navigating office politics training course will teach you the skills and techniques to deal with certain behaviours and situations. Develop the strategies to handle these appropriately and avoid getting involved in any of the negative tactics associated with ‘playing politics.’ You will gain an understanding of the conditions that lead to bad office politics and what to do when you come across them. You’ll learn how to create strategies to become an office champion.
What’s the outcome?
After this navigating office politics training course, you will be much more aware of the reasons office politics develop and how people react to them. You will have devised strategies for navigating your way through challenges and be more conscious of how to work better with people when the environment becomes political.
What’s in the course?
Defining Good and Bad Politics
Understanding that there are good ways to exert power and influence; and extremely bad ways to do it.
Recognising the Symptoms
What are people saying, what are they doing and how are they acting? Recognising what to look for.
Understanding the Pathology
Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA). The conditions under which bad office politics can spread.
Knowing the Treatments
Understanding who holds what level of power, and maximising collaboration.
Mastering the art of dealing with office politics, handling conflict and developing open communication.