Difficult Conversations 101 from Emerald Works

Difficult Conversations 101 from Emerald Works

Emerald Works
Updated May 20, 2020

About Difficult Conversations 101 from Emerald Works:

This interactiveself study e-learning course provides an introduction to handling difficult conversations. Using a range of realistic examples, scenarios and challenges, it is the ideal starting point to begin building your ability to conduct challenging conversations. 

Difficult Conversations 101 is for anyone looking for a clear, easy to understand introduction on the best way to handle difficult conversations in the workplace. It is part of Emerald Works' 101 Suite, designed tohelp you build your personal effectiveness as a manager or leader. 

By completing Difficult Conversations 101 you will be able to: 

  • outline the benefits of having a difficult conversation 
  • detail and apply the steps involved in preparing for a difficult conversation 
  • explain the importance of effective listening, feedback and reading body language in a difficult conversation 
  • identify reasons for negative reactions 
  • describe techniques to diffuse argumentative, aggressive, or hostile behaviour