EPAA was launched to equip our career minded, forward thinking professionals with the knowledge and expertise, in order to provide a strategic executive support service to leaders across the United Kingdom.
The landscape for UK Business Support Professionals is changing rapidly and now is the time to ensure essential skills are up to date and of value for today’s executives and organisations. To truly succeed as an Executive Assistant, you need to master the ability to negotiate and have influence in business.
Our one day member workshop has been put together with this in mind and to ensure you have greater confidence and credibility going forward with your careers.
Negotiation is used in everyday life and is a method by which people settle differences. It is quite simply put, a process and discussion aimed at reaching an agreement.
To become a great negotiator on behalf of your executive and organisation will require you to be an effective communicator, strong decision-maker, adept at building and maintaining excellent working relationships, applying appropriate power and influence, structuring agreements professionally, and ultimately developing buy-in.
This is a highly interactive workshop, which offers practical examples and exercises for members to gain a deeper insight and understanding of these subject areas. We will provide you with useful strategies, which aim to expand your capabilities and can be used as soon as you leave the workshop!
- Learn how to negotiate and the processes involved
- Make effective preparations before starting to negotiate
- Characteristics of a successful negotiator
- Learn clear structures for negotiations that will help you focus and achieve results
- Understand listening and questioning techniques
- Learn your influencing style
- Defining authority levels and influencing with impact
INCLUDED IN THE DAY:
- Electronic certificate of attendance
- 10 EPAA CPD credits awarded to members on CPD programme
- All refreshments and lunch
- Workshop led by UK industry expert and EPAA Founder, Victoria Darragh
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Please note this workshop is restricted to paying members of EPAA only.
You will need to supply a valid membership number to ensure confirmation of booking. This workshop is being offered as part of our new membership packages and prices for 2019.
The workshop is pitched at intermediate level, however we also encourage those less experienced professionals to attend, should you feel this is relevant to your professional development plan at this time.
Each workshop has a maximum of 10 places and these are offered to our membership on a first come, first serve basis. The workshop will commence at 10.00am (with registration from 9.30am and will conclude at approximately 4.00pm)
We reserve the right to cancel a delegate place, whereby membership renewal is overdue or remains unpaid.
Places cancelled within four weeks of the workshop date will incur a £40.00 charge to cover lost time of the Association and its staff and volunteers. Please do read our full cancellation terms upon your booking being confirmed.
Please complete the short form below to confirm your place. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact EPAA’s Office Manager, Leonnie Braker – firstname.lastname@example.org
A downloadable PDF of the workshop can be found here – EPAA Negotiation and Influencing Skills Workshop 2019
|Workshop Date||Workshop Location|
|Friday 18th January 2019||Canon Medical
2nd Floor, Bonnington Road
2 Anderson Place
Edinburgh, EH6 5NP
|Friday 22nd March 2019||Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, G4 0BA
|Friday 7th June 2019||Cubic Motion Limited
Rutherford House, Pencroft Way
Manchester Science Park
Manchester, M15 6SZ
|Friday 19th July 2019||East Midlands Chamber of Commerce
Leicester, LE3 5BJ
|Friday 16th August 2019||East Midlands Chamber of Commerce
8 Experian Way
NG2 Business Park
Nottingham, NG2 1EP
|Friday 6th September 2019||National Trust
Holy Jesus Hospital, City Road
Newcastle, NE1 2AS
|Friday 4th October 2019||Irwin Mitchell LLP
21 Brunswick Place