Course Outline

Understanding Ourselves and Others

  • What makes us behave the way we do?
  • How can we understand which parts of this behaviour is acceptable – is required by our role in the business – and which parts are not acceptable?
  • How can we “adapt” behaviour to prevent the causes of conflict or to defuse conflict caused by others?
  • What do we mean by Effective Communication in potential and actual conflict situations?

Emotional Intelligence

  • Emotions and their consequences both in creating and in dealing with conflict
  • The importance of understanding our “EQ” (as opposed to the more-standard IQ)
  • The five stages of Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence model:
    • Self-Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Motivation
    • Empathy
    • Social Skills

Transactional Analysis

  • Why do we act / react in a certain way to colleagues and customers?
  • How can we build rapport with colleagues and customers?
  • What are the benefits of “True Rapport” in our inter-personal relationships?

Customer and Stakeholder Management

  • Satisfying Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Analysis: internal and external stakeholders
  • Dealing with conflict in Customer and / or Stakeholder interactions

Assertiveness

  • Aggressive v Assertive v Submissive
  • Benefits of Assertive Behaviour

Confrontation

  • The Confrontational Model – Fierce Conversations
  • The PRO Model: a template for planning and successfully undertaking Fierce Conversations

Handling Conflict

  • What causes conflict?
  • The Phases of Conflict Handling
    • Understanding the Conflict
    • Understanding your / the other person’s position in the conflict
    • Resolving the Conflict
  • Kilmann’s Five Conflict-Handling Modes – and how to apply them
  • Bridging the Gap
 14 Hours

Testimonials (5)

Related Categories