Linzi Ebbage-Thomas


During our everyday lives we face small or large negotiations, problems to solve, differences of opinion – all requiring engaging people in discussions. Doing so constructively in order to maintain positive relationships is key.

Whether you’re a community organiser, a business professional, or you’re simply passionate about a cause, this workshop will empower you to effectively communicate your ideas, persuade others, and drive positive change.

Join us for an engaging and interactive workshop where you will develop essential skills for influencing and advocacy. This workshop combines interactive exercises, group discussions, and practical tools to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a more effective advocate. Learn how to make a lasting impact through influential advocacy.

Learning Outcomes

Participation in this workshop will enable you to:


The Foundations of Influencing and Advocacy

Know Your Audience and Stakeholders 

Crafting Compelling Messages

Effective Communication Techniques

Overcoming Challenges in Advocacy

Creating Your Advocacy Action Plan

We’ve worked with ODI over the last few years to deliver a range of tailored in-house courses for our businesses, ranging from Effective Communication through to Technical Report Writing. The quality and professionalism of the facilitators as well as their responsiveness to queries makes them a perfect development partner for our consulting businesses.

Kate Singleton, Manager People and Culture, Net Ltd

Want to know more about this workshop? Let's chat.

  • You'll tell us about your business, your specific needs and the business results you hope to acheive.
  • We'll talk about how we can tailor this workshop content to meet your needs.
  • You can tell us about the delivery mode that will best suit your people.
  • We'll explain how we'll support your people to turn their learning into action.

So let's organise a chat. We just need a few details and we'll be in touch.