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Navigating Difficult Conversations

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this interactive session, Rackham experts in conflict resolution will discuss the ways in which conflict can manifest in our academic and personal spheres and will explore strategies to navigate and address difficult conversations. You will leave with concrete strategies for productive dialogue and clear communication, able to approach difficult conversations with more confidence in the future.
Learning objectives:

Participants will be exposed to the idea that conflict is culturally grounded
Participants will reflect on the ways in which their conflict style affects how they view or experience conflict
Participants will be able to react to strategies for dialogue and communication
Participants will be asked to consider how strategies may be used in specific situations

This workshop is designed for University of Michigan master’s students, doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact rackhampdeworkshops@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance.
Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/Awrzg.
We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time, preferably one week, to arrange for your requested accommodations or an effective alternative.


February 7
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Rackham Graduate School
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