Module 3

Learning Unit 2 Managing and Influencing Upwards

Module 3: Learning Unit 2 Managing and Influencing Upwards

Learning Activities

Learning activity 1:
Why do we need to manage upwards?
All leadership theories describe behaviours of the leader to create effective teams to produce quality work. Good communication amongst team members is one of the most improtant – provide an example of where you have managed upwards to achieve a positive outcome

Learning activity 2:
Using the learning from Mary Abberjay, identify how you will develop the skills to manage upwards


Learning Outcomes : By the end of this learning unit you will be able to

  1. Identify the communication skills to have an impact on influencing upwards
  2. Explore ways in which you can connect with stakeholders who you will need to influence
  3. Use strategies to manage conflict that result in more effective team working