Course Description

This course introduces techniques to influence people with efficiency and grace. It was designed for people who manage activities, initiatives and projects without a direct reporting relationship.

In this course, you will:

  • Learn to ensure your ideas are heard, and your projects get done by applying effective planning, communication and leadership skills.
  • Hone skills to build your sphere of influence, including effective diplomacy, persuasion, communication and negotiation.
  • Explore strategies to "make things matter" by connecting with stakeholders, addressing threats and weaknesses by anticipating and managing concerns, and leveraging group dynamics.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Influence Matters
Online Asynchronous
Jun 12, 2023 to Jul 23, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $255.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jun 22, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2022 to Jun 22, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 23, 2023 to Jul 10, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

All required course materials are included in tuition fees  

Section Notes


There are no prerequisites for this course.

One optional extension available for purchase.  This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact
conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course

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