Do you wonder why your genuine attempts to do a good job and work well with others can sometimes fail? Are you helping the situation or inadvertently causing the conflict to escalate or fester? Are there just some people that are impossible to work with?
To truly be effective problem solvers, we must be aware of our own contributions to conflict and group dynamics. Until we are able to understand and acknowledge the role we play, and make commitments to ourselves to be mindful about what we bring to problem solving, transforming conflict to opportunity can be very challenging.
Being aware of your contribution to conflict, good and bad, is an essential step towards developing truly useful skills in group problem solving.
During this 3-day course, participants will use both “low” and “high” elements of an outdoor, wheelchair accessible ROPES Course, developed by the Adventure Group and nestled in a forest minutes from UPEI, to explore the role they each play in problem solving and group conflict.
- have enhanced understanding of the role(s) you play within a team
- have increased insight into the ways in which your reactions, attitudes and behaviors contribute to the team’s problem solving
- have increased knowledge about group dynamics in a problem solving setting
- identify personal and group challenges with conflict, and areas for personal and team growth
Learning strategies/training methodologies
At the End of Your Rope is a very participatory, hands-on learning experience which uses adventure-based methodology to assist participants to “learn by doing”. Course facilitators will lead participants through group and individual exercises and challenges.
Who should attend
At the End of Your Rope: Unravelling Your Role in Conflict Solving is a course designed for those interested in gaining perspective about the role they play in conflict dynamics as they play out in groups and teams. It is particularly relevant for team managers and members of work, community or volunteer teams who want to promote healthier relationships and problem solving within their team.
No prerequisites required
21 hours credit in the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies
$769/$749. Participants enrolled in the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies are eligible for the reduced course fee.