• What you'll learn

    This training is based on over 900 conflict coaching conversations with faculty, students, and staff at a large research university in Canada. Learn about grad school conflict hotspots and practical strategies for preventing or resolving the most common issues.

  • How you'll benefit

    Whether you are an experienced supervisor or new to advising doctoral / master's students, learning how to manage conflict earlier and more effectively will save you time and energy (and result in more productive academic relationships!).

  • Find out more

    Preview the 15 minute introductory module for free. Complete the remaining 6 modules at your own pace. Participants who successfully complete all modules will receive a Graduate Conflict Management certificate.

CURRICULUM

    1. VIDEO - Module 1

    2. RESOURCES - Module 1

    3. QUIZ - Module 1

    4. TRANSCRIPT - Module 1

    5. Box breathing relaxation technique: how to calm feelings of stress or anxiety (YouTube, Sunnybrook Hospital, 2020)

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    1. VIDEO - Module 2

    2. QUIZ - Module 2

    3. RESOURCES - Module 2

    4. TRANSCRIPT - Module 2

    1. VIDEO - Module 3

    2. QUIZ - Module 3

    3. RESOURCES - Module 3

    4. TRANSCRIPT - Module 3

    5. 5 ways to reality check an unreasonable request HMP 2022

    6. A person with a conflict is like a hurricane (YouTube, 2016, Libby Mahaffy, MIT)

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    1. VIDEO - Module 4

    2. QUIZ - Module 4

    3. RESOURCES - Module 4

    4. TRANSCRIPT - Module 4

    5. What is imposter Syndrome & how can you combat it? (YouTube Ted-Ed, E. Cox)

      FREE PREVIEW
    1. QUIZ - Module 5

About this course

  • 4-5 hours to complete
  • 575 (C$ tax included)
  • Certificate upon completion

Instructor

Heather McGhee Peggs, BA, LLB

With 20+ years’ conflict management experience as a litigator, mediator, university ombuds officer, coach, and trainer, the focus of my work is on building fair, inclusive, and respectful work and study environments.

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