$625 – $780

Communitech Academy: Crucial Conversations (2 Days)

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Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6

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Whenever you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, it’s likely a crucial conversation is keeping you stuck. Whether it’s a problem with poor quality, slow time-to-market, declining customer satisfaction, or a strained relationship—whatever the issue—if you can’t talk honestly with nearly anybody about almost anything, you can expect poor results.

Crucial Conversations teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.

Crucial Conversations is two full days and focuses on teaching skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue. Crucial Conversations are defined as a discussion between people where the stakes are high, opinions vary and emotions run strong.

Who is it for?

  • People managers
  • Technical Leads
  • Project Managers
  • Anyone who works with cross-disciplinary teams

What will I learn?

You can expect to learn how to:

  • speak persuasively, not abrasively
  • foster teamwork and better decision making
  • build acceptance rather than resistance
  • resolve individual and group disagreements

How big is the class?
The class will be capped at 20 and filled on a first-come, first served basis.

Session Details
Session 1: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Session 2: Thursday, November 28, 2019

Sessions run from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm on both days.

Registration* fees:

  • Employees of startup and mid-size Communitech Member companies: $625
  • Employees of enterprise Communitech Member companies & Communitech associate member companies: $780

*Note: To encourage diversity of thought in the classroom, we cap participant enrolment at a maximum of three employees per company. If you would like more people from your organization to benefit from this program, let us know and we can talk about a potential team session. This program is limited to Communitech Member companies only. If you're a non-member and would like to learn more about Communitech Membership, click here.

Facilitated by
Jennifer Porritt - LinkedIn

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Questions?
For more information contact the Communitech Academy.

Refund Policy
14 days notice is required to obtain a partial refund of the registration fee as Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable and won't be included in refunds (Tuesday, November 12, 2019, by 5:00 pm).

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Construction in the Region
As you may know, there is some construction happening in Downtown Kitchener, so you may hit some traffic getting here. Please check the latest updates from the City of Kitchener to help plan your best route.

Getting to Communitech
The parking lot at 151 Charles Street West, Kitchener, is limited and is a shared visitors lot for all tenants in the Tannery building. It is for short term use only, up to two hours. For alternative parking lot info, check out this map to find out how to get downtown and where to park. Or, skip the need to park altogether. Use the GRT EasyGo trip planner to find your best route on the ION light rail or bus services, which conveniently makes regular stops nearby.


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