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Certificate In Dealing With Difficult People Online Course

Learn the Basics of Conflict Resolution

Learn the Basics of Conflict Resolution 

Sometimes it seems like the world is full of difficult people. While it might seem that the easiest remedy is to lock yourself up at home and avoid people, we eventually have to pick up the phone or step outside and interact with someone. This course will give you practical tools to deal with difficult people.

In this Workplace Conflict Resolution Training Course: Dealing With Difficult People course, you will learn the benefits of conflict, techniques for getting to the heart of the matter, anger and stress management tips, and ways to improve your own attitude. You’ll also learn a practical three-step model that will help you resolve conflict in a positive manner.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize how your own attitudes and actions affect others.
  • Find new and effective techniques for dealing with difficult people.
  • Learn some techniques for managing and dealing with anger.
  • Develop coping strategies for dealing with difficult people and difficult situations.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Conflict as Communication

  • Understanding Conflict
  • Do We Have To Fight?
  • What is A Conflict?
  • How About Avoidance?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Initiating the Move

 Session 3: Benefits of Confrontation

  • To Talk or Not to Talk
  • Determining Your Involvement
  • Reciprocal Relationships
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Improving Relationships

 Session 4: Preventing Problems

  • The Importance of Empathy
  • Dangerous Misconceptions
  • How You Prevent Problems
  • Preventing Problems

 Session 5: Getting Focused

  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • What's Missing?
  • Peeling to the Core
  • The Three F's
  • Facts
  • Frequency
  • Frustrated Relationship

 Session 6: Managing Anger

  • Coping Strategies
  • Expressing Anger
  • Dealing with Other People's Anger
  • Guidelines for Assertive Anger
  • Start Positively
  • Be Direct
  • Specify the Degree of Anger
  • Don't Accuse Others of Making You Angry
  • Share Your Feelings of Threat and Fear
  • Acknowledge Your Responsibility
  • Avoid Self-Put Downs
  • Self-Protective Techniques to Block Criticism

 Session 7: Dealing with Problems

  • Dealing with Problems
  • Working With the Suggestions
  • Explaining the Suggestions
  • Causes of Difficult Behavior
  • The Difficulty of Others
  • Dealing with Others

 Session 8: The Three-Step Conflict Resolution Model

  • The Three-Step Model
  • Research
  • Presentation
  • Presentation – What to Do
  • Take Action
  • Getting the Hang of Things

 Session 9: Practice Makes Pretty Good

  • Planning: Step 1 - Research
  • Planning: Step 2 - Presentation
  • Planning: Step 3 - Take Action

 Session 10: Changing Yourself

  • Negative vs. Positive Interactions
  • Negative Interaction
  • Positive Interaction
  • Take the Wheel!
  • Walking Away
  • Your Organization
  • Dealing with Negative Feelings
  • Put Yourself in Charge of You
  • Monitor Your Self-Talk
  • Be in Control
  • Work on Your Sense of Humor
  • Have a Support Team

 Session 11: Why Don't People Do What They Are Supposed To?

  • The Big Question
  • Answering the Question

 Session 12: De-Stress Options to Use When Things Get Ugly

  • Belly Breathing
  • Visualize
  • Music
  • Acupressure and Massages
  • Laughter
  • General Coping Thoughts When Things Get Messy

 Session 13: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002CRDDPOC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate