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Workshop: Dealing with Difficult People

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

- $350

Staying in control in challenging situations.

Are you…

  • losing patience with certain people or personality types?
  • having problems giving negative feedback?
  • feeling anxious before a difficult conversation?
  • having trouble managing customers, colleagues or employees?

If you are avoiding conversations, losing patience with people or find it tricky to deal with difficult situations, then this is the course for you.

At this workshop you will learn techniques and strategies that will allow you to handle difficult situations with skill and confidence. You will be engaged in practical and interactive discussions and exercises that will increase your skill and knowledge in managing negative behaviour and ultimately improve your effectiveness in handling difficult and challenging situations.

This workshop can be taken as part of a six course Management Development Programme aimed at managers and team leaders who want to gain skills to improve efficiency and effectiveness for themselves and their team. For more details of this programme click here.

Topics include:

  • Reasons why people are difficult
  • Different behaviour styles
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Giving feedback.

Learning outcomes:

  • Manage conversations in a calm manner
  • Understand what makes up different personality types
  • Confidently give constructive feedback.

Who should attend:

Managers, team leaders, sales people, small business owners, frontline staff.


Facilitated by Charlie Dalton, Zest Training.

You may qualify for a management capability subsidy towards the cost of this course.

This funding is available to management staff and business owners. For more information contact  – training@tauranga.org.nz

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be received prior to 10.00am the day before the event or training seminar. Any cancellation and/or changes must be made in writing to events@tauranga.org.nz  Cancellations  after this time or non attendance will require payment, however substitutions are welcome.


October 22
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Charlie Dalton, Zest Training
021 121 3417


Chamber of Commerce, 65 Chapel Street, Tauranga