Political Skill and Awareness

Political Skill and Awareness is essential in today’s diverse and politically charged environment. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to navigate complex political situations, build alliances, and effectively advocate for your goals.

Who’s it for?

This course is designed for professionals at all levels who want to improve their ability to navigate complex political situations in the workplace, build alliances, and advocate for their goals. It is particularly valuable for those who work in politically charged environments, such as government agencies, advocacy organisations, or multinational corporations.


Course content

Understanding Political Skill and Awareness:

Defining key concepts and theories related to political skill and awareness and exploring their relevance in the workplace.

Building Political Acumen:
Developing the skills to read and understand organisational politics, build alliances, and influence others to achieve your goals.

Communication Strategies for Political Skill:
Learning to communicate effectively and persuasively in political situations and developing strategies to navigate conflicts and build consensus.

Managing Political Challenges:
Identifying common challenges that arise in political situations, such as ethical dilemmas and power struggles, and developing strategies to manage them effectively.

Self-Assessment and Reflection:
Engaging in self-reflection and assessment to identify areas for growth and improvement in political skill and awareness.

Key Features

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Available as a standalone course or as part of a programme

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*This course is ready-to-go or fully customisable

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Face-to-face / Live virtual / Blended

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Fully updated for 2023 with content designed by Crescente

Political Skill and Awareness

Course Summary

Guided Learning

Half-day course*
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"I just wanted to thank you for the great sessions that have been delivered over the last 4 months, I personally get a great deal to reflect upon out of them and have found the learning to be very insightful within my fairly new role."

Gemma Shone - NHS

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