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Effectively Navigating Challenging Conversations

September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Would you like to gain respect, achieve your goals, and improve your professional relationships? What if this were possible by adjusting the way you communicate?  

Click here to register for this virtual workshop!

Challenging conversations are high-risk, sometimes emotional discussions between individuals with differing opinions. This workshop will help graduate students recognize when challenging conversations are happening, or need to happen, and prepare them with strategies to navigate theproductively. This includes being able to give both positive and negative feedback as well as receive it from colleagues and advisors, in order to effectively meet personal, academic, and professional goals. 

This interactive workshop, facilitated by COE CommLab Fellows, will offer background on navigating challenging conversations, and provide time for participants to work together in smaller groups to analyze, assess, process, and practice frequently encountered scenarios. There will also be time for participants to discuss their own challenging conversations and make new strategies.  

This workshop is designed and facilitated by the COE CommLab and co-sponsored by the Office of the Graduate Obudsperson, Employer Engagement and Career Design, and the PhD Network.

Details

Date:
September 30, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Other

Department
Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Topics
Research
Audience
Graduate