Managing Difficult Personalities

From conflict to commitment.

Save 100$ off if you register for the session from October 31th to November 1th in Quebec City

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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 925
  • Preferential fee 795?
  • Locations
    • Quebec City
    • Montreal
    • Gatineau

Accreditation and partners association

  • Project Management Institute 12 PDU

Formation path :

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To provide the knowledge and skills required to recognize and analyze the behaviour of people with difficult personalities and adapt both the management and incentive methods in order to obtain a win-win solution and introduce positive changes.

Targeted audience

Anyone who needs to supervise staff members.



Customer Testimonials

Relevant content for a difficult subject matter. The trainer has been able to deliver.

Sylvain L. / Coordonnateur de l'informatique, Université du Québec à Rimouski


  • Difficult personalities or conflicts: similarities and differences, and the associated costs
  • Before labelling people, recognize the cycle of behaviour
  • Six problem personality types: tough guy, victim, saviour, saboteur, the silent type and the know-it-all
  • Characteristics, behaviours and reactions to watch for
  • Actions to take, and actions to avoid
  • Managing one's own emotions
  • Catastrophic scenarios to avoid: the role of one's own beliefs and how they can affect judgement
  • Performance strategies and action plans
  • Job interviews: how to detect at- risk personalities
  • Knowledge of self and others: how to analyze different behavioural patterns and adjust to them
  • Verbal communication: strategies and techniques for conveying a clear and precise message that is understood by all
  • Non-verbal communication: inconsistencies between what one thinks and what one says
  • When enough is enough: disciplinary measures, action plans and dismissals
  • Practical advice
  • The legal framework: Commission des normes du travail, and psychological harassment
  • Tool kit


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Quebec City

    October 31 to November 1 2016

  • Montreal

    February 22 to February 23 2017

  • Gatineau

    May 10 to May 11 2017

  • Montreal

    May 23 to May 24 2017

  • Quebec City

    May 31 to June 1 2017

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