Conflict Management Skills as Leadership Competencies: A Higher Ed Success Model

Presented by: Harry Webne-Behrman
Presented at: Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education: Building Bridges to the Future, Fairfax VA
Date of Session: March 10, 2008

Session Description: This workshop highlights a successful professional development program for staff at University of Wisconsin-Madison. This program infuses conflict management skills into the workplace culture, from new and aspiring supervisors to experienced program and project managers, teaching conflict resolution, facilitation, and mediation skills and integrating them into a broader leadership development curriculum. The program serves to build bridges and support for student leadership efforts, enhancing opportunities for peer mediation as well.