Organizational politics are characterized by the informal ways people try to exercise influence in organizations through the management of shared meaning. Hence, politics should be viewed as neither an inherently bad nor good phenomenon but rather one to be observed, analyzed, and understood. This powerful Coventry Academy training course examines why workplace politics exist, and looks at political skill, which encompasses a skill set individuals use to understand the environment, choose the appropriate political behaviors, and act them out in ways that appear earnest. As a result of attending this course, participants will not only endure but are able to succeed in political environments.
By the end of this Coventry Academy training course, participants will be able to:
Although there are no formal education or background requirements, this course is designed for professionals with over 5 years of work experience. It is ideal for managers and professionals with existing political and conflict management skills across functional areas who regularly handle organizational conflict.
This Coventry Academy training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: