Many people see conflict as a negative experience. In fact, conflict is a necessary part of our personal growth and development. Think of when you were trying to choose your major in college, for example, or trying to decide between two jobs.
However, conflict becomes an issue when the people involved cannot work through it. They become engaged in a battle that does not result in growth. When this type of conflict arises, negative energy can result, causing hurt feelings and damaged relationships.
This course will give participants the tools that will help you resolve conflict successfully and produce a win-win outcome.
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know other participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
During this session, you will give participants a chance to explore some assumptions about conflict and the positives and negatives of conflict.
Types of Conflict
This session will cover three main types of conflict: inner, interpersonal, and group.
Open Conflict vs. Hidden Conflict
Next, participants will explore open conflict and hidden conflict.
Spontaneous and Reflective Action
This session explores spontaneous and reflective action through a brief discussion.
The Johari Window
The Johari Window is a way of looking at our self-awareness and our ability to ask feedback of others. Participants will look at the Johari Window in detail through a personal exercise and a case study.
Stages of Conflict
During this session, participants will look at two models of the conflict process, some possible outcomes of a conflict, and strategies for dealing with conflict.
Creating the Win/Win
This session will give participants a chance to apply some of what they have already learned to a realistic case study.
Conflict Resolution Style Questionnaire
Participants will individually complete a questionnaire to help them identify their style of conflict resolution. Then, they will work in small groups to further examine their style.
The Role of Communication in Conflict Resolution
To begin the second day, participants will look at the communication chain as well as barriers that can impede communication. They will also learn about the concept of positive intent.
Active Listening Skills
Next, participants will learn the basics of active listening.
In this session, participants will learn about, practice, and demonstrate paraphrasing techniques.
This session will give participants some useful questions and some proving techniques.
Next, participants will learn how body language can help resolve conflicts.
As a pre-assignment, participants were asked to complete a benchmark survey on their effectiveness at managing conflict. In this session, they will revisit their answers.
The Conflict/Opportunity Test
Using scenarios, this session will give participants some questions that can help them identify the benefits of a conflict.
Conflict and Its Resolution
This session will look at a few processes that we can use to identify and resolve conflict.
Helping Others Through Conflict
Facilitation skills have become a cornerstone of many leadership models. This session will look at how facilitation, coaching, and group norms can be applied to conflict. Participants will also practice these skills in a role play.
At the end of the course, participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
For details on the differences between “in-house” and “all-inclusive” please see below
We’re keen to ensure that all the participants get the most out of the day, so ideally, we would love to have a room that has natural daylight, space to move, sit and write / work in small groups and utilise the wall space.
It helps to have the equipment provided but we can provide screen, projectors, flip charts and sound etc.
The “in-house” price includes training materials for all participants and a brilliant trainer… come coach… come facilitator.
The price excludes facilitator travel / accommodation (if required) and VAT.
Quite simply, we take all the hassle, stress and time required to organise your course off-site.
We will provide;
We think this is great value and ideal for companies who do not have the resource or time to organise the training.
Please see “Terms” for specific details on our all-inclusive offer.
Full Course Terms and Conditions are available upon request and are provided during the booking process.
Coming Soon! Our “Back to School essential Business Skills Lessons.
A range of short classroom based sessions that can be delivered in just 40 minutes!
Back to School allows every learner to create a personal “school” timetable based on the learning topics / lessons they need the most. They just attend the classes and then go back to work, minimising time away from the day job whilst picking up top tips on personal effectiveness, soft skills and leadership / management.
Fast, interactive and energising ways to learn through Ican Development
Ican Development are a recognised Chartered Management Institute Centre offering a targeted range of high quality qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring as well as Leadership and Management.
We’re also very proud of the way we deliver our programmes with an emphasis on face to face learning using highly engaging and experiential approaches.
We are currently offering qualifications from Levels 3 to 6