Faculty Development

What will you do when grad things happen?

Wondering what more you can do as a supervisor to prevent and manage challenging issues that arise in graduate school? Curious about the most common sources of conflict between advisors and PhD / master’s students?

Learn how to identify and manage key sources of grad school conflict in Supervising Conflict: Managing Grad Conflict as Faculty (University of Toronto Press, print & e-book, April 2023), and through online professional development training: When grad things happen: Conflict management for faculty advisors.

Book cover: Supervising Conflict: A Guide for Faculty  Heather McGhee Peggs

Supervising Conflict is a must-have reference for new and experienced graduate faculty based on the work of the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (UofT 2015-2020) featuring:

  • insights from over 900 conflict coaching conversations with faculty, staff and students
  • practical strategies and tips for moving from conflict to opportunity
  • activities and case studies for faculty professional development

This 7 module online professional development course is based on lessons learned from managing a conflict resolution centre for over 20,000 graduate students, staff and faculty, and insights from over 900 conflict coaching conversations. Complete at your own pace and earn a Graduate Conflict Management Certificate of Completion! For more information and to preview the introductory module please visit: https://graduateconflict.thinkific.com .

BOOK PRE-LAUNCH SPECIAL: Use code: prelaunch199 to register for only $199 including tax! Code expires March 31, 2023 (NOTE there is no expiration date for completing the course).