Resolving conflict in a positive manner is a skill that can be developed and practiced. Being heard can be one of the most important goals of someone engaged in conflict. Knowing how to listen and deploy appropriate communication tactics is determinative of whether a conflict will have a positive or negative resolution. Examine listening skills, appropriate and strategic verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and how to assemble a conflict management plan likely to yield positive resolutions.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Use active listening skills when dealing with conflict
2. Choose appropriate communication tactics when dealing with conflict
3. Create a usable plan for managing conflict