31Jul
Lunch with Maggie Beer
South Townsville Townsville QLD
Jul 31 - Aug 1
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Join Maggie Beer AC, a great friend of the Festival, the wickedly charming BBC Radio 3 host Petroc Trelawny and brilliant young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE with fellow supporters, hosted by Townsville chef extraordinaire Matt Merrin and his team at Bridgewater restaurant. Enjoy French champagne on arrival and a two-course lunch featuring local produce and fine wine.
06Aug
Conflict Coaching
373 Flinders St Townsville
Aug 6 - Aug 9
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Conflict coaching supports a person to enable them to constructively deal with conflict, or assist the person to develop their conflict management skills generally. Conflict coaching is widely used as part of the organisational conflict management systems as a way to support employees to manage their own conflicts without the need for a more formal processes.
21Aug
Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution
373 Flinders St Townsville
Aug 21 - Aug 23
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An understanding of culture is critically important, particularly in a multicultural country such as Australia and in parts of the country like North Queensland, where there is more than one strong culture. This 3 day workshop offers a unique learning experience by exploring the role that culture plays in conflict and its resolution. Participants will compare and apply various approaches to conflict resolution that are grounded in effective cross-cultural work. Through case studies and participatory methods, participants will develop a deeper understanding and practical skills to engage with the core elements of cross-cultural conflict resolution.
09Oct
Workplace Conflict Management
373 Flinders St Townsville
Oct 9 - Oct 11
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All workplaces have to manage conflict, both internal and external. There are high costs involved when workplace conflict is not effectively managed. Organisations are recognising the importance of developing and implementing structures to facilitate conflict management and resolution.