Communicate for impact and influence (Wellington)

Do you want to feel more confident when you need to deliver an important message? Would you like to understand how to be more persuasive in the way you communicate important information to others?

This interactive and practical workshop is ideal for anyone who needs to create evidence-driven communication that will inspire action. You will develop the ability to draw on your own unique attributes to deliver persuasive arguments with a convincing presence.

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What will you learn?

Dr Zina O'Leary explains some of the concepts explored in Communicate for impact and influence.

  • Confidence and skills to tell a compelling evidence-based narrative with the power to influence change in all aspects of working life
  • How to craft engaging, influential messages and deliver them clearly, confidently and with presence to ensure you are heard
  • The purpose of communication in an information age
  • The key elements of effective communication
  • The effective use of data
  • The power of interweaving evidence with a narrative
  • How to understand and target your audience
  • How to use your body and voice to be more effective in delivering your message.

Who should register?

  • Executives, managers and staff - The workshop is aimed at public sector, local government and not-for-profit executives, managers and anyone in their teams seeking to deliver verbal presentations and present ideas to make an impact and to influence people.

This workshop was very valuable – well worth the time. I will recommend it to my staff.

Who will lead the course?


$950 (New Zealand Dollars, inc. GST)

ANZSOG Alumni receive a 15% discount.*

Receive a 25% discount for registrations of four or more people.*

*Only one discount is redeemable for each registration. Please contact us for more information.

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To enquire about this workshop, please complete the executive workshop enquiry form.

Read our cancellation, transfer and refund policy.


Enthusiasm! The workshop is exactly that, a workshop. So be prepared to engage and even take risks. Stepping out of your comfort zone can bring great reward.

All participants will receive access to ANZSOG’s eLearning site which will include workshop preparation materials and general information. 

Customised version

This workshop can be customised to suit the needs of your government or department. Different versions of the course have been designed specifically for staff in Victoria, Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia.

To enquire about running this course for your department or jurisdiction, please complete the executive workshop enquiry form.

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Venue information

  • Venue: Grand Mercure Wellington
  • Address: 345 The Terrace,
    Te Aro, Wellington

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