Dealing with Difficult Situations

Difficult situations often arise from communication issues and dealing with differing personality types. This highly interactive course uses exercises, discussion groups and case studies which help you overcome the challenging situations with confidence. Upon completion of this training course you will be able to communicate your point clearly and avoid difficult situations caused by miscommunication. You will also possess skills and techniques that will help deal with these situations if they arise.
What will you learn?

Over the course of the day you will learn how to:
  • Avoid being put on the back foot
  • Acknowledge the variety of personalities in any workplace and determine how to alter your approach for each situation
  • Bad behaviours
  • Sticking points
  • Resistance to change
    • you/them
  • Personal agendas
    • Culture company / individual
  • Practice 5 of the basic methods
  • Expectations - known, hidden, realistic
  • Communicate clearly
    • Difference between listening and hearing
    • Message sent - how was it received
  • Provide resilience and coping strategies
  • Manage stress

Who is it for?

This course is ideal for anyone who works with people and may have to engage in a difficult conversation.

We can also tailor a training programme for your needs with our in-house training courses making them focused, consistent and relevant to your business needs.

Course duration: one day


Please note that payment is due at the time of booking. Invoicing is only possible on immediate payment terms after receipt of a valid purchase order number (if applicable).


Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
The Hub, Exploration Drive
Aberdeen Energy Park
Bridge of Don
AB23 8GX
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