Course Overview

Course: Conflict Resolution

Wherever two or more people come together, there is bound to be conflict. This course will give participants a seven-step conflict resolution process that they can use and modify to resolve conflict disputes of any size. You will also be provided a set of skills in solution building and finding common ground.

 

In the Conflict Resolution course, participants will learn crucial conflict management skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame. Dealing with conflict is important for every organization no matter what the size. If it is left unchecked or not resolved it can lead to lost production, absences, attrition, and even law suits.

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Workshop Objectives

  • Understand what conflict and conflict resolution mean
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques
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Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: An Introduction to Conflict Resolution 

  • What is Conflict?
  • What is Conflict Resolution?
  • Understanding the Conflict Resolution Process

Module Three: The Thomas-Kilmann Instrument

  • Collaborating
  • Competing
  • Compromising
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding

Module Four: Creating an Effective Atmosphere

  • Neutralizing Emotions
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Choosing the Time and Place

Module Five: Creating Mutual Understanding

  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Module Six: Focusing on Individual Needs

  • Finding Common Ground
  • Building Positive Energy and Goodwill
  • Strengthening Your Partnership
Module Seven: Getting to the Root Cause

  • Examining Root Causes
  • Creating a Cause and Effect Diagram
  • The Importance of Forgiveness
  • Identifying the Benefits of Resolution

Module Eight: Generating Options

  • Generate, Don"t Evaluate
  • Creating Mutual Gain Options and Multiple Option Solutions
  • Digging Deeper into Your Options

Module Nine: Building a Solution

  • Creating Criteria
  • Creating a Shortlist
  • Choosing a Solutions
  • Building a Plan

Module Ten: the Short Version of the Process

  • Evaluating the Situation
  • Choosing Your Steps
  • Creating an Action Plan
  • Using Individual Process Steps

Module Eleven: Additional Tools

  • Stress and Anger Management Techniques
  • The Agreement Frame
  • Asking Open Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of the Course
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: All

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.