Everyone Can Be a Leader: How to Influence with or Without Authority

Management and Information

Course Description

A large number of companies are looking for ways to maximize the abilities of their personnel to help them to bring more “to the table”. They are looking for individuals with the skills to communicate more efficiently, to improve negotiation techniques, with the ability to be an integral part of a team while also having strong leadership qualities. Leadership is crucial at every level of the Industry. Whether you are an engineer, a team leader, a project manager, a supervisor, a lab tech, an officer in a professional society, or a CEO. Anyone can be a leader, no matter what position you hold, there is a way to influence with or without authority.


Active group exercises, specific Q&A with the participants, along with lecture.

Learning Level


Course Length

0.5 days

Who Attends

This course is for anyone who desire to learn to be a leader.


0.4 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are awarded for this half-day course.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded.  Refunds will not be given due to no show situations.

Training sessions attached to SPE conferences and workshops follow the cancellation policies stated on the event information page.  Please check that page for specific cancellation information.

SPE reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses at will.  Notification of changes will be made as quickly as possible; please keep this in mind when arranging travel, as SPE is not responsible for any fees charged for cancelling or changing travel arrangements.

We reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.

Full regional cancellation policies can be found at the Cancellation Policy page within the SPE Training Course Catalog.


Lori R. Dalrymple is the founder of Architecture of Communication dba AOC, LLC, a Softskills training company. She has been an active member of the SPEI Business Management and Leadership Skills Committee and has been selected to be a SPE Distinguish Lecturer (2018-2019). She has led many Softskills workshops worldwide, such as in Dubai, UAE; Vienna, Austria; Czech Republic; and California, Oklahoma and Texas, USA. Her work experience included a member of the Senior Trainer Research Group, Halliburton Company. She graduated BA Music with a minor in Communications.