Key takeaways

Identify stakeholders perspectives, and employ the appropriate communication and influencing style;
Exercise situational based influence through reading interpersonal cues and body language;
Practice the secrets of persuasion in getting others’ support;
Create PowerPoints, documents and Prezi, with the listeners’ preferences in mind;
Employ concepts of Gestalt and NLP in influencing;
Analyze your weak points and areas for personal improvement;
Scrum masters and teams looking to further their ideas in a collaborative environment;
Convince the organizational bear by planning a tailored, systematic approach for gaining support, resources and collaboration from individuals in organizations where you have little or no formal influence.
9:00am - 4:00pm


An open mind, willing to learn the secrets of influence.

Tutorial: Bear in Mind : Influence without Authority

There is no right way, nor is there only one way to influence others. Everything, but everything, is a factor when influencing people. Your job requires you to influence people just about all of the time. It may take the form of gaining support, inspiring others, persuading other people to become your champions, engaging someone's imagination, creating relationships. Whatever form it takes, being an excellent influencer makes your job easier. This one day training provides practical hands on experience of influence, primarily in a matrix organization; where informal power is the driver for success. We equip participants with relevant best practice tools for influencing without authority; Participants will be involved in recreating and re-running real interpersonal situations using the learning to discover specific behavior patterns, relate to them, investigate different approaches and learn how to conduct themselves in enabling objective based actions. Who Should Attend - Among those who would benefit from this workshop are: Engineers and developer, architects and system analysts, required to persuade others in teams and in business, Project, Program and portfolio managers who need to gain support from business and development, Generally – those wishing to learn how to perform their job better by enlisting the support of others. It is about learning new skills and honing existing ones.


Covering innovative topics

Monday, 3 November

Tuesday, 4 November

Wednesday, 5 November


Limited early bird tickets available now

* Tutorials refundable by April 15th, 2014
Early Bird Discounts Conference
(3 days)
Conference and 1 day of tutorials
(4 days)
Conference and 2 days of tutorials
(5 days)
(2 days)
(1 day)
before Dec 21th $1,495 $2,290 $2,695 $1,295 $795
before Jan 18th $1,595 $2,390 $2,795 $1,295 $795
before Feb 15th $1,695 $2,490 $2,895 $1,295 $795
before Mar 15th $1,795 $2,590 $2,995 $1,295 $795
before Apr 19th $1,895 $2,690 $3,095 $1,295 $795
before May 17th $1,995 $2,790 $3,195 $1,295 $795
before Jun 9th $2,195 $2,990 $3,395 $1,295 $795
after June 9th pay full price $2,395 $3,190 $3,595 $1,295 $795
The VAT is included for European attendees. It is not possible to combine different price reductions.

What is Included in the 3-Day QCon Conference Pass?

  • Access to over 90 presentations and over 100 speakers (including the co-located OSGi tracks & tutorials)
  • Next-day access to video of most sessions
  • Conference dinner & networking social
  • Evening networking reception with drinks all 3 nights
  • Open Spaces facilitated peer sharing meetings in each track
  • Buffet lunch all 3 days with vegan/vegetarian/gluten/dairy free options

Select Ticket(s)

Registration Type Price Quantity
Conference 3 days + 2 Tutorial days
Conference 3 days + 1 Tutorial day
Conference 3 days
Tutorials (2 days)
Tutorials (1 day)

What is Included in the QCon Tutorial Passes?

  • Choice of 14 to 28 tutorials on Monday & Tuesday (the exact number depends on the mix of half-day and full-day tutorials)
  • Half-day tutorials include 3 hours, full-day tutorials include 6 hours of educational content
  • Pre-event tutorial registration to make your selection
  • Breakfast & lunch