Lab Management / How to Be a Better Lab Leader

Conflict Management and Resolution

Instructor: Scott Hanton

Are you a lab manager striving to navigate through the maze of conflicts with finesse and efficacy? Conflict resolution is not just a skill; it's a strategic asset crucial for maintaining harmony and productivity in any laboratory setting. Welcome to our dynamic online course, where we delve deep into the art and science of Conflict Management and Resolution.

What is this course about?

In this course, you'll embark on a transformative journey to master the art of conflict resolution in the laboratory environment. From understanding the significance of healthy conflict to implementing proven strategies for de-escalation and collaboration, you'll emerge equipped with invaluable insights and practical skills to navigate through conflicts with confidence and finesse.

What are the benefits of this course?

  • Unlock the Power of Healthy Conflict: Discover the myriad benefits of embracing healthy conflict within your lab environment. Learn how conflict can serve as a catalyst for innovation and creativity, driving your team towards new heights of success.
  • Masterful Conflict De-escalation: Develop the skills to defuse tensions and steer conflicts towards mutually beneficial solutions. Through proven behavioral techniques, you'll learn to foster an atmosphere of calm, support, and curiosity, paving the way for constructive dialogue and resolution.
  • Navigate with Facts, Not Blame: Understand the importance of basing conflict resolution on facts rather than emotions. Explore how adopting a data-driven approach can mitigate blame and lead to more effective problem-solving and decision-making processes.
  • Cultivate a Culture of Collaboration: Implement key characteristics of lab culture that foster cooperation and minimize unhealthy conflicts. From fostering open communication channels to promoting a culture of respect and understanding, you'll learn to cultivate an environment where conflicts are opportunities for growth rather than sources of tension.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

  • List the benefits of healthy conflict
  • Describe how healthy conflict can be a source of innovation and creativity
  • Demonstrate behaviors that will de-escalate conflict and lead to mutually beneficial solutions
  • Explain the benefits of following the facts to solve issues, rather than emotionally blaming people
  • Implement some characteristics of lab culture that will reduce unhealthy conflicts

Don't let conflict hinder your lab's potential. Enroll now and unlock the transformative power of effective conflict management and resolution. Your journey towards a more harmonious and innovative laboratory environment starts here.

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Course content

    • Introduction
    • Common Causes of Conflict
    • Conflict Management
    • Leadership Behaviors to Improve Conflict Resolution
    • Techniques to Improve Conflict Resolution
    • Summary
    • Quiz