Influence Champion - Board game

Influence Champion

A narrative simulation game on managing and influencing stakeholders

A narrative simulation game on managing stakeholders

Welcome to Influence Champion, a narrative simulation board game where you take your key stakeholders from Unaware to Leading.
Get ready to influencing without authority, juggle stakeholders like a pro, tackle conflicts head-on, negotiate like a boss, and crush those goals. Let’s play!.

Choice Based Game


A Narrative Simulation Game

A narrative simulation game is where you learn by making choices that impact a story unfolding around you. It combines elements of storytelling with simulated situations, allowing you to practice skills in a safe, engaging environment.


Play virtually or in-person

Gather your squad of 5-6 players or round up a big gang of 20+ players for an epic workshop with Influence Champion! Whether you’re all huddled together in person or scattered across the digital realm, this game’s got your back.

Domains - Influence Champion


Customise and Extend

The narrative game has been contextualized for the following functions already:
– Human resources
– Project management
– Procurement and operations
– Leadership teams

Influence Champion - Board game

Game description

About Influence Champion

Project deadlines looming? Stakeholder support flagging?
Welcome to the thrilling world of Influence Champion, a narrative simulation unlike any other. Here, you’ll navigate a dynamic landscape of personalities, master the art of influence, and forge a path to project success. Prepare to identify hidden agendas, outmaneuver roadblocks, and build unshakeable support. This is more than just a game – it’s your chance to become a champion of project execution.

Game Details

Influence Champion is easy to deploy:

  • Run time: 120 minutes
  • Setup and instructions: 10 minutes.
  • Delivery mode: In person and virtual
  • Number of players: 5 to 25

Game Objectives

Influence Champion is about using techniques and strategies of influence to work with the toughest stakeholders. The key concepts and objectives used in the game are:

  • Implement the Power/Interest matrix to map project stakeholders
  • Use the Stakeholder Engagement Continuum to monitor your stakeholder landscape
  • Work with Ethos, Pathos, Logos and other behavioural strategies to influence stakeholders
  • Leverage influence lines to manage the toughest stakeholders
  • Use ZOPA and principles of negotiation

Standalone or Blended

Want to spice up your workshop or add a dash of fun to your learning journey? Influence Champion is here for you! It kicks off in just 10 minutes and meshes perfectly within your existing leadership program or behavioural training program. It is specially suited for:

  • Project management programs
  • Programs for back office roles and functions
  • Workshops and training targeted at executives who need to manage cross functional projects

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Let’s play

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