These Free, 1.25 hour sessions will showcase a variety of FMCS programs and services as well as include presentations by well-known experts in the field of conflict. From the traditional basics to the cutting edge in conflict resolution, they will all be available to you "live on the web." Join us either at FMCS Headquarters at 2100 K Street NW in Washington, DC or on the web to participate in over 30 sessions by FMCS mediators and conflict resolution experts from the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, the Office of Personnel Management, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the Udall Foundation/US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Sample topics include:
The New Face of Collective Bargaining
The Consciously Competent Mediator: Self-Awareness Skills for Neutrals
Creating Labor Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services
Pre-Decisional Involvement under Executive Order 13522
Effective Labor Management Committees
Decision-Making By Consent
Environmental Conflict Resolution
Improving your Settlement Odds: How to Work with a Mediator
The Great Generational Divide: Myth, Reality or should we just get back to work?
Overview of the FMCS Relationships by Objectives Program
IBB: Silver Bullet or Brass Ring?
Facilitation Skills for Large Group Meetings, such as Commissions, FACA Committees, Governance Boards, etc.
ADR Services for the Federal Government - Are You Sure You Know What's Available?
And many more!
Effectively dealing with workplace conflict opens the lines of communication, strengthens relationships and improves performance. Unmanaged conflicts in the workplace can lead to reduced levels of cooperation and teamwork, diminished employee commitment and lower levels of productivity.
Who will benefit from this training?
All labor, management, federal agency, and business professionals who want to enjoy the benefits of having effective dispute resolution and people skills, less stress, greater harmony and improved productivity.
Please advise us no later than 12/6/2013 of any accommodation needs you may have.