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Seminars : (SR200) Planning Discipline Academy - Session 3: Persuasion: The Greatest Superpower

Seminar Details
Seminar Host:

No presence informationHutchins, Theresa (FHWA)


(SR200) Planning Discipline Academy - Session 3: Persuasion: The Greatest Superpower

Seminar Start Date:

6/3/2020 2:00 PM

Seminar End Time:

6/3/2020 4:00 PM




Whether you’re collaborating on a TMA Certification Review, or simply deciding where you and your colleagues should go to lunch, the power of persuasion is one of the most useful tools at your disposal. Persuasion is a crucial skill for planners as they work together with a variety of stakeholders to deliver collaborative solutions to complex problems. 
In this session, you will learn the many techniques you can use to persuade others, and discuss strategies for using influence and persuasion to address agency initiatives.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of building knowledge to inform decisions;
  • Identify opportunities and barriers to your goals;
  • Build coalitions and identify SME champions, internally and externally, to support your goals; and
  • Establish and practice persuasive skills.

Target Audience & Presenters:

Field Office,HQ


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