Faculty Development

Conflict management
training for faculty

What will you do
when grad things happen?

Wondering what more you can do as faculty to prevent and resolve challenging issues that arise in graduate school? Curious about the grad conflict “hotspots” that can disrupt academic progress and supervisor-student relationships?

When grad things happen: Conflict management for faculty advisors https://graduateconflict.thinkific.com is a self-directed online professional development course designed specifically for faculty who work with doctoral and master’s students. The course instructor is Heather McGhee Peggs, lawyer and author of Supervising Conflict: A Guide for Faculty (UTP, 2023).

  • 7 modules (complete the course at your own pace)
  • engaging videos, activities, resources and more!
  • based on hundreds of conversations with grad faculty, students, and staff at the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre at the University of Toronto, Canada

Whether you are an experienced supervisor or new to advising PhD / master’s students, learning how to manage conflict earlier and more effectively can save you time, energy, and enhance your academic relationships.

First slide of When Grad Things Happen training series, with image of two one way arrow signs spray painted with "my way", the signs are pointing at each other.

Learn to identify key sources of grad school conflict and develop essential dispute resolution (ADR) skills and implement conflict prevention strategies.

Register at regular price before August 31, 2023 and receive a FREE copy of my new book Supervising Conflict: A Guide for Faculty (UPT, 2023)