Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority

Flex leadership skills beyond the confines of your position.

Leadership beyond hierarchy

Your influence in the company no longer corresponds to your place on the org chart. Leading through influence has become a critical skillset for individuals at all levels of the organization.

If you’re contemplating ways to increase your influence at work, then this program is for you. Join our Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority to learn how to inspire collaboration and gain support from key stakeholders by using persuasion – not control.

Learn how to navigate challenges, inspire teams, and drive growth, even in the absence of traditional hierarchical power. This program will equip you with the tools and skill sets to become a strategic influencer in your organization

Program Journey

What makes this program unique

Korn Ferry Academy’s program journeys are designed to build a strong foundation of industry-relevant knowledge with maximum impact.

By enrolling in our Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority, you’ll gain access to a curriculum backed by decades of research and experience in partnering with businesses. You’ll also glean insights from the proprietary Korn Ferry Talent Assessment, as well as our personalized Coaching support.

The Korn Ferry Talent Assessment is a powerful tool that unlocks your current capability and future potential. It helps you dig deep into the skills, behaviors and mindsets you need to achieve your goal.


The result is a detailed analysis of your strengths, opportunities, and talent gaps. You’ll gain a clear picture of what stands between your present self and your vision for the future. With this knowledge, you will create a blueprint for success—one that’s tailored for you.


How it works


You’ll receive a Korn Ferry Talent Assessment link prior to program commencement. You are expected to complete this online, self-paced assessment within the time specified. Upon completion of the assessment, you’ll receive a personalized development feedback report to help you identify your learning goals and priorities as you go through the Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority in earnest.


A group debrief will be conducted online to help you interpret and understand the report and prioritize your growth areas to build a professional brand that accurately reflects your unique qualities and strengths.

Korn Ferry Academy’s Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority features curated courses that explore how to lead on the strength of personal influence and mutual trust.

Leading and Managing Change– As a leader, how can you get your team on board with new ways of working? Gain the tools to guide your team through transformation in an unpredictable business environment.

Strategic Problem Solving and Paradox Management– Use advanced analytical thinking and structured problem-solving frameworks to find effective solutions for complex business challenges.

Mastering the Art of Influence for Stakeholder Management– Find out how to cultivate trust-based relationships with your colleagues, so you can expand your influence and make a positive difference in your company.

Cultivating Cross-Team Collaboration and Innovation– Breakthroughs happen when experts from different domains collaborate. Learn how to use communication skills to foster deep expertise and cross-team innovation.

To successfully complete the program, for every course, you need to:
  • Engage in online pre-readings
  • Attend the in-person instructor-led sessions
  • Attain a passing grade on online assessments
  • Complete course and program evaluations

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Embarking on a journey of transformation is a formidable task, and at Korn Ferry Academy, we understand that navigating through challenges requires more than just knowledge—it demands personalized guidance and strategic insights. That’s why we’ve integrated coaching into our program, recognizing it as one of the most potent tools to help you address your challenges.

Our coaching sessions are strategically placed throughout the program, serving as pivotal moments where you not only absorb valuable insights but also learn how to apply them into your business context and challenges.

Your coaching journey begins and runs concurrently with the program but we understand that your schedule is dynamic, and your time is valuable. That’s why we empower you to take control of your coaching experience. With three one-hour virtual coaching sessions at your disposal, you have the flexibility to schedule them at times that are convenient for you and your coach. This personalized approach ensures that coaching becomes an integral and seamlessly integrated part of your transformative journey.

Fees & Funding

Full Course Fee Without funding S$10,400.00
Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents Course Fee after 70% SSG funding S$3,120.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years & above Course Fee after 70% SSG funding and MCES 20% S$1,040.00

All course fees are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST). GST will be applied on nett course fees after 70% baseline grant, before any other applicable subsidies.

Cohort Intake

Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority Cultivating Cross-Team Collaboration and Innovation Leading and Managing Change Mastering the Art of Influence for Stakeholder Management Strategic Problem Solving and Paradox Management
Q2 Intake 5 & 6 Aug 8 & 9 Jul 11 & 12 Sep 21 & 22 Oct
Q3 Intake 5 & 6 Aug 9 & 10 Sep 14 & 15 Nov 2 & 3 Dec
Leadership Program on Influencing Without Authority Q2 Intake Q3 Intake
Cultivating Cross-Team Collaboration and Innovation 5 & 6 Aug 5 & 6 Aug
Leading and Managing Change 8 & 9 Jul 9 & 10 Sep
Mastering the Art of Influence for Stakeholder Management 11 & 12 Sep 14 & 15 Nov
Strategic Problem Solving and Paradox Management 21 & 22 Oct 2 & 3 Dec


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Extend your influence

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