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Managing Conflict

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About this course

Conflict in the workplace is destructive and detrimental to all stakeholders. It can leave disengaged employees, unhappy customers and reputational damage.

Unfortunately, from time to time, we all find ourselves in a conflict situation. Knowing how to effectively and confidently diffuse such situations is vital to reduce the risk of threatening or abusive behaviour in the workplace.

Effective conflict management can improve engagement amongst employees, ensure that customer experience is not tarnished, and create better relationships, both internally and with customers, that result in a more talented, productive workforce.

Learners on the course will understand what workplace conflict is, suitable responses to conflict, cultural differences and different ego types. It will equip learner’s with the knowledge around breakdowns in communication, the behavioural cycle and patterns of behaviour. The course also covers the various models and techniques that can be utilised to effectively manage conflict, and provides learners with an awareness of the potential damage conflict can cause.

Areas covered

  • What is workplace conflict?
  • Responses to conflict
  • Cultural differences
  • Different ego types
  • Breakdowns in communication
  • The behavioural cycle
  • The PEACE model
  • Conflict with customers
  • The HEAT technique
  • Patterns of behaviour
  • Distance zones
  • Physical conflict warning and danger zones
  • Impact factors
  • The BAP strategy

Who is it aimed at?

The course is ideal for all levels of employee within a business and as part of the induction process for new employees.

Typical duration

20 – 40 minutes

How it works

E-learning is available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Nichol Associates Limited Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course.

Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions and once successful certificates are downloadable.

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