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IoD Scotland - Influencing others and handling challenging people - A Ros Taylor Masterclass

08 May 2019
IoD Scotland, Edinburgh
This half-day workshop (9am-1pm) can be taken alone or in conjunction with 5 other master-classes that aim to provide practical learning and focus on the different behaviours and skills needed to be effective on boards.

Of relevance to individuals who are currently directors and those about to be appointed within the Private, Public and Third Sectors, this series is for those serious about their professional development.

To book the complete series of 6 workshops for the price of 5 please contact 

Key details

Date & time: 08 May 2019 09:00 - 13:00
Location: IoD Scotland, Edinburgh
CPD Hours: 4.0000

Prices from

175.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate
195.00 GBP + VAT - Non Member Rate

Event manager:
Ms Avril Gall
Contact phone:
0131 557 5488

Influencing skills are essential for good leadership as the job ceases to be about you and all about those working with you. Learn about the latest research which reveals the persuasion techniques that really work.

The skills to handle even the most challenging people will be outlined and practiced in this workshop.

  • Working out who are your priorities to influence
  • The 8 skills of influencing
  • The 5 Step Process for handling a difficult person
  • Behavioural analysis using the Interpersonal Influence Inventory
  • Practicing the skills for success


Workshop Leader

Ros Taylor is a leading UK and International clinical psychologist, corporate and leadership coach, businesswoman, author, TV and radio presenter and commentator.

Ros travels the world developing the leadership potential of employees through her Just Leadership programme.  She is a visiting professor at Strathclyde Business School focusing on leadership and runs her own successful leadership and coaching business.



Prices from

175.00 GBP + VAT - Member Rate
195.00 GBP + VAT - Non Member Rate


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  • IoD Scotland
  • 10 Charlotte Square
  • Edinburgh
  • EH2 4DR

0131 557 5488

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