Influential Leadership For Managers

Great managers consistently inspire and energise their teams to achieve outstanding performance. They create environments where employees take responsibility for their their team’s engagement and build workplaces that are engines of productivity and profitability.

This course is designed for managers to be able to master the art of influence. You will learn how you engage your team, maintain credibility, gain commitment and inspire action. You will explore your leadership strengths and weaknesses and learn how to boost your personal presence to influence and inspire those around you.

The small group settings of up to twelve candidates is designed to be highly participative and practical with significant time for individual guidance. Throughout this practical training and mentoring program you will learn valuable skills,  recognise how to maximise your strengths, challenge your limitations and refine your leadership skills.

In addition to training will also receive two hours of online or telephone sessions before and after training days with your dedicated Personal Leadership Mentor.

You may choose to attend the training sessions as a standalone programs  or continue to study this subject with Hallmark Online Learning to achieve:

The Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management

You will be able to study for your Award at your own pace through Hallmark Online Learning.   You will receive:

        • Step by step structured learning materials
        • Unlimited tutorial support
        • Access to extensive management and leadership learning resources
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Upon Completion of this Program you will:

  • Be a confident and dynamic leader
  • Understand influential communication skills
  • Project a credible professional image
  • Be able to interact with others
  • Have developed techniques to influence and inspire
  • Encourage commitment to your projects
  • Recognise how to maximise your strengths and challenge your limitations

Understand leadership & influence

  • Understand the links between influence and career progression
  • Understand the perception of your employees and colleagues
  • Explore your leadership strengths & development needs
  • Defining your individual goals

Establishing connections with your team and others

  • Creating a positive impression
  • Credibility, trust and rapport
  • Listening skills
  • Understand group dynamics
  • Creating team synergy
  • Maintain momentum and focus

Body and posture

  • Recognise and respect personal boundaries
  • Develop confidence-building strategies
  • Clear and consistent communications with your team and colleagues
  • Manage stressful situations in your team and at work

The art of speaking

  • Avoid the pitfalls
  • Effective verbal communication
  • Evoke thought and emotion
  • Deliver the message that is clearly understood and assimilated
  • Be efficient, effective & structured
  • Speak with meaning and intent
  • Speak confidently and calmly under pressure
  • Manage resistance and difficult personalities
  • Delivering effective meetings and briefings

Develop a personal influencing style 

  • Lead by example – be a role model and project a credible image
  • Inspire commitment
  • The art of persuasion
  • Developing your personal negotiation strategy

This course is ideal for existing and potential leaders at all levels. It is designed for those who want to develop and improve  their impact as influential leaders.


£699 Training only

£1095 Training plus Level 5 Award


  • Training only: 2 days
  • ILM Award: depending on your pace of learning approximately 30-40 hours plus assesment

Training or Training plus ILM Qualification 

Course Fees include:

  • Two days of high impact training
  • A total of two hours online personal leadership coaching before and after training to help you build upon your strengths, challenge weaknesses and refine your leadership skills.
  • Delicious light lunch & refreshments
  • Course Handbook
  • Your customised written action plan

If you choose to study the ILM Level 5 Award in addition to the above you will also receive:

  • Access to Hallmark’s structured online learning site with a step by step study guide and access to extensive ILM leadership and Management resources to help you with your studies.
  • Unlimited access to a tutor to assist you in completing your studies, your assignment and applying your learning to working practices.
  • Membership to ILM
  • Your Level 5 qualification certification

Satisfaction Guarantee

  • We are confident you will feel that you have received a specialised learning experience unique to your needs. If you are not fully satisfied after completing up to 50% of your course we offer a 100% money back guarantee

Get In Touch

For further information call 0800 084 2603