Communication Skills for Effective Advocacy

14th May 2010

King's Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0AN

This workshop will investigate the methods which repository managers can use to influence key people in their institutions and develop their advocacy skills to a higher level. It will explore fears and anxieties arising from the advocacy role and aid in understanding the sources of power we use to influence others. It will include the opportunity to practise the skills needed to handle these situations confidently. The facilitator, Deborah Dalley, is a freelance trainer with extensive experience in higher education - Deborah's Biography

Programme

Time Description More info.
09:30 Registration & Refreshments Download
10:00 Introduction & Overview – Bill Hubbard, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham  
10:05 Morning Session 1 - Identifying Sources of Power &amp Influence and Keys to Effective Influencing. – Deborah Dalley  
11:30 Tea & Coffee  
11:45 Morning Session 2 - Presenting your Repository &amp Understanding Resistance – Deborah Dalley  
13:00 Lunch  
13:45 Afternoon Session 1 - Brainstorming objections to open access and repositories – Dominic Tate, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham  
15:15 Tea & Coffee  
15:30 Afternoon Session 2 - Putting it all into practice – Deborah Dalley, Dominic Tate, Jackie Wickham  
16:15 Plenary Discussion and Wrap-Up – Bill Hubbard, Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham  
16:30 Close  

Contact

For further information contact Jackie Wickham, telephone: 0115 846 6389.

Alternatively, email RSP Support or phone 0845 257 6860.