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Peter Nelson

Programme Director, Influence and Impact

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  • Negotiation, 
  • Business pitches, 
  • Influence, 
  • Personal impact, 
  • Presentation skills

Peter is Programme Director for the Influence and Impact programme. He has taught at Henley for ten years and also delivers sessions on the Executive Management Programme and our customised programmes for corporate clients.

Peter originally trained as an accountant before joining a training organisation. As a director and one of the major shareholders he helped build it into a successful management training consultancy which employed 108 full time consultants. During this time Peter balanced his role as finance director with running programmes and conferences, as well as responsibility for business development and large contracts. Major clients included BT, Barclays and The Royal Bank of Scotland. He was an early adopter of business theatre, which uses actors within a business training environment. He has run training courses and conferences for organisations in Europe, Russia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, Africa and North America.

Influence and Impact: Day Three

Learn to understand emotional states, predict reactions, give feedback and address poor performance. You will study: Different emotional states and how to handle themHow to predict reactions and develop different...

Influence and Impact: Day Two

Deepen your understanding of soft skills, emotional intelligence, communication styles and strategy. You will study: ...

Influence and Impact: Day One

In this module you will work on key communication tools, including presentation structure and body language. You will study: ...