In the world of Instructional Systems Development, the ability to persuade others is critical. Whether you need to convince someone to take on a service you are offering, learn something new, or lead a team to success, your ability to influence others can have a large impact on your overall success.
How can an ISD professional learn to be more persuasive? The ISD Master’s Program at UMBC incorporates this fundamental skill into many of its courses and encourages students to practice their powers of persuasion. The program helps develop influence further with its portfolio curriculum.
Additionally, the e-learning coach is a helpful resource that includes business-minded articles on topics like Persuading Clients To Accept Your Course Design which can help students develop these skills. Another great resource is The Rapid eLearning Blog by Tom Kuhlman.
To further help you develop your skills, we’ve put together an infographic with some tips to help you become more persuasive in your ISD career.