Conflict Management

To provide experienced managers with dispute resolution tools and techniques in order to support their professionalism and effectiveness in resolving disputes in the workplace. This will be a 2-day workshop entailing a mix of information sharing and interactive practice. It will involve interactive exercises, discussion and role-play. Mediation skills will be highlighted in so far as they are generic for all dispute resolution processes. Completion of Thomas Kilmann conflict models inventory with personalized report provided on day 1 of the programme . Introducing a range of dispute resolution processes and what they entail The nature and dynamics of conflict escalation and an introduction to a dispute resolution process framework as a diagnostic tool .

  • Use a dispute resolution process framework to enhance their effectiveness at any point in the resolution process
  • Select and apply a range of different tools and techniques to help disputants come to agreement
  • Recognise what can give rise to difficult behaviour and how they can best respond to it and manage it
  • Give effective feedback within the conflict management process
  • Influence positive outcomes and agreements through their own enhanced skills

Accredited in the Saville Wave personal assessment tool and is a certified Belbin team roles trainer. He trained in Dialogue with William Isaacs from the Sloan School of Management in the USA and ran Dialogue and Tough Talking workshops over a four year period at the Cranfield School of Management in the UK. He is also an advanced level mediator, helping to resolve workplace conflict.

Few of the companies he has worked with over the years: Microsoft, Logica, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters, UK Cabinet Office, Northern Ireland Office, Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Bank.