Attract & Retain Skilled Employees
Conflict and Difficult Interactions
Conflict is common in any workplace. Many of us have experienced or witnessed the distress that can come with unmanaged conflict. If managed thoughtfully, conflict can be a spark for creativity, innovation, and development.
Understanding some of the common sources of conflict, as well as how the role of strong communication skills, and effective strategies for conflict management will all help ensure conflict does not escalate. With practice, conflict management will lead to less stress and improved productivity in the workplace.
Objectives: • Understand the impact of ignoring or mishandling conflict in the workplace • Recognize common sources of conflict • Explore the difference between diverse workplaces and inclusive workplaces • Understand the importance of conflict management in creating inclusive workplaces • Explore the role of perspective in understanding differences • Recognize different communication and conflict management styles and their impact on conflict management • Learn and practice strategies for managing conflict and having difficult conversations
DURATION: Three hour session
SCHEDULE: Virtual Session – Wednesday, January 25th
Training is available in English.