Coping with Difficult People

Ten percent of the people can consume 70 percent of your time.

Course Description

Do you recognize some of these types of people: hostile/angry, pushy, manipulative, self-centered, silent, passive-aggressive, complaining, defensive?

In this course you will learn:

  • why difficult people are the way they are
  • how to move from "reacting" to "responding"
  • practical techniques for making your dealings more effective
  • twelve considerations in working with difficult people
  • three stages of conflict management


Paul Porter

UC Davis

UC Davis Health

Date | Time | Location



Date | Time | Location

February 10, 2022
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Virtual Instructor-Led Training

May 18, 2022
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Virtual Instructor-Led Training 





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