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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Influencing People by University of Michigan

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About the Course

This course will improve your ability to influence people in situations where you cannot use formal authority. You will learn about effective ways to build, develop, and sustain a power base in your organization. You will also learn influence tactics that enable you to be more persuasive and influential in working with your superiors, peers, and even subordinates. In addition, you will learn how to build and maintain high-quality relationships to further maximize your informal power and ability to influence others. Importantly, you will distinguish between influence and manipulation and learn how to protect yourself from the unwanted influence of others. The influence strategies you learn in this course will make you a more confident and influential leader, presenter, and decision-maker. You will more effective in pitching business ideas to your superiors, influencing customers, and building coalitions across stakeholders. This course will not only give you strategic guidance on how to develop and maintain your network for influence and power, but we will also equip you with specific tactics and strategies that are proven to work for gaining power and influencing people....

Top reviews


Mar 24, 2019

A very useful course, presented in a very simple and structured way, using an easy English language with a lot of subtitles.

You shall like and get a huge benefit from the materials and the course.


Jan 21, 2016

Really useful course! I learnt many new ways to influence others and protect myself from other people's influence.

P.S The cover is a deal-breaker. I joined this course after watching the intro.

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By Mahendra S

Sep 22, 2020

Excellent course and covered most important skill required to live in corporate world.

By Harini s

Oct 2, 2019

Great place to learn influencing tactic online. Really happy with the course material.

By Samar S

Apr 19, 2020

Wonderful Content. Learned something very useful. I recommend this course to everyone


Dec 15, 2019

Insightful and straight to the point. A good pit stop to collate books you have read.

By Naincy C

Sep 27, 2020

It really help me a lot ehance my personality and how to handle people effeciently


May 12, 2020

Excellent content and study materials. Easy and clear communication by instructor.

By Francisco M

Oct 9, 2018

Excellent course, a great amount of information to improve your influence at work.

By Ivette R

Jan 13, 2018

It gave me such an empowerment for my new level of Management. It is very helpful.

By Sivarajasingham P

Jun 1, 2020

Excellent course. Fantastic presenters. Learnt a lot of useful skills. Thank you.

By Yogesh P

Apr 20, 2018

It was excellent week 1 videos where details were mentioned with proper examples.

By Emad G

Jan 18, 2016

I learnt a lot from this course. The material was really engaging and scientific.

By Alex C

Nov 18, 2016

The sample are early to understand, and the teachers explain the principle well.

By Rana W

Jan 13, 2016

Very interesting course and has highlight the awareness in me for good politics.

By Michael N

May 8, 2017

Really, really useful for people who work in any business. High quality course.

By Mauricio V

Jan 22, 2016

Simply amazing! Everything in this course is so useful. Thanks for the journey.

By Dinara

Mar 18, 2018

This is a very well structured and detaied course with a number of good links.

By Anne V S

Nov 20, 2016

Exceptional! This course has impacted me in a very significant way! Thank you!

By Ye T

Sep 8, 2016

this course provides a good structure of how to influence people. very useful!

By Deleted A

Oct 15, 2018

Clear and helpful strategies for influencing people without formal authority.

By Deleted A

Mar 15, 2016

Instructor was great, course content lucid. All in all an excellent offering.

By Vishnu V R

Feb 25, 2016

It's really influencing course in one word. I would definitely recommend it.

By John B

Jan 9, 2016

Excellent course and a great kick-off point for further self-driven research

By Trupti S

Feb 13, 2017

I enjoyed learning this course. The content is very useful. Thanks so much!

By Emilia Y N

May 29, 2016

The course has great quality videos and gave me good insights on the topic.

By Ulisses

Feb 17, 2016

Good course. I learned good topics do apply in my carreer. Congratulations.