Handling Difficult Conversations - Online Webinar

Published on 16 June 2023

Description - Online Webinar

Conversations between managers and employees about issues such as irregular attendance, poor performance, and so on, can often be difficult. The ability to talk about these, and other sensitive, emotive issues is an integral part of line management. This interactive and thought provoking webinar will help participants acquire the skills necessary to handle potentially difficult conversations.

Who should attend

The webinar will be relevant to anyone who has an interest in, or the potential to be involved in handling difficult conversations.  This includes human resource practitioners, trade union representatives, line managers, supervisors, team leaders, employee representatives or employers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this webinar participants will know how to:

  • Recognise when a difficult conversation needs to take place.
  • Use the skills and qualities necessary to manage potentially difficult conversations.
  • Conduct an effective conversation using a practical step by step model.
  • Identify and deal with barriers in potentially difficult conversations.
  • Identify what communication skills are important and understand why they are important.

Date and Time:  Thursday 20th July 2023 (10.30am – 12.00noon).

Registered attendees will receive a link and a copy of the slide deck in PDF format in advance of the webinar via email.


Event Details


Labour Relations Agency - Online Webinar
James House
2-4 Cromac Avenue, The Gasworks
Belfast BT7 2JD
United Kingdom

This event has already taken place.