Understanding and Resolving Conflict Through Personality Type

  • 12 Mar 2013
  • 14 Mar 2013
  • UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI

Course Name: Understanding and Resolving Conflict Through Personality Type

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Dates: March 12, 13 & 14, 2013

The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) is used to develop depth awareness of self and others in terms of personality based conflict- handling motivations, strengths, weaknesses. Case applications are then made to teach the attitudes, values, and practical techniques for interpersonal harmony. MBTI knowledge is an invaluable asset for mediators and negotiators.

Who should attend

Persons interested in all forms of collaborative management, improved interpersonal relations and deepened self-awareness for greater harmony.
 

What You Will Learn

•·         Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI)

•·         Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Style Inventory

•·         How personality influences your own and others' conflict-handling style

•·         Using type to harmonize preferences with types who differ from you

•·         Using type to solve difficult communications

•·         Conflict prevention and resolution through type in your personal and work lives

•·         Ethical uses of type knowledge

Participants will complete both the MBTI and the Thomas-Kilmann inventories and participate in exercises and case studies to practice skills.

Prerequisites

None

 

Facilitator

Verner Smitheram

 

Credit Hours

21 hours credit in the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies

 

Course Fee

$769/$749. Participants enrolled in the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies are eligible for the reduced course fee.
 

Approved July 2006 for 3.5 credits by the Canadian Counselling Association.

To register, visit http://lifelonglearning.upei.ca/conflict/understanding_conflict

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