Control vs. Influence

Control vs. Influence

Updated May 23, 2018

Do you have control in a particular situation? Can you influence what happens in a given scenario? Good questions to ask. Knowing what you can control and influence, and being able to choose what you will do as a result, is an important skill all leaders must have. When we clearly understand what we can do to control or influence a situation, we make better decisions, use our time wisely, and become more effective. This course will help you differentiate what you have control over and what you can influence makes a real difference. When we know what we directly control and what we can influence, we make better decisions at work, and become more effective leaders. By completing this course, you will be able to determine what you can control and influence to increase your personal and professional effectiveness. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track.