Understanding Personality Types at Work
What you'll learn
- Assess your own Personality Type and what this means in both your private and professional life
- Develop an understanding of the value of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and its applications in work.
- Recognise ways to appreciate, value, and work more effectively with all sixteen personality types
- Discover how to build deeper relationships through common understanding and improved communication
- Identify applications in team building, communication, change, decision making and problem solving
- You will be a member of a team made up of a range of people.
- You will be a leader or a manager responsible for a number of projects involving people.
- You will be interested in learning more about personality type.
- You will have a willingness to complete the practical activities to grow and develop your self-awareness and build your relationship skills.
Different isn’t necessarily difficult.
We encounter different types of people every day. Everyone is unique. However, broadly speaking everyone can be categorised into different types according to their preferences and how they use them.
This short course is a standalone course for anyone interested in understanding about different personality types. It will give you insights to your own preferences and how these build into your personality type.
You will discover how the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is used to gain a different perspective of yourself. Personality preferences are investigated, discussed, and correlated with various situations involving people. Additional, specific study methodologies and assessment techniques are shared so that you can build upon your learning and understanding of Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), if you are interested in taking this further.
Understanding preferences and how they are expressed will help you to appreciate differences, work with these and communicate better with others. It compliments other courses that explore emotional intelligence in more depth.
The course covers the Jungian Theory of Personality Types looking at how you prefer to get your energy (Extraversion / Introversion), how you take in information (Sensing / Intuition), and how you process information (Thinking / Feeling).
Jung's work was further developed by Katharine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers to add a further dimension to look at how you choose to live your life (Judging / Perception).
What you will learn:
The four preference scales defined by Jung and Myers / Briggs that make up the MBTI
Understanding personality and personality types
How you can work better with people who have different preferences to yours
You will become aware of the dynamics and patterns natural to each person's way of seeing, thinking, feeling and responding to the world.
Every personality type has its own specific way of communicating. Through this course you will expand your understanding of personality and communication to build up better relationships with your team, your manager, your clients - in fact, anyone with whom your regularly interact with. You will learn how to build trust, establish rapport, and work comfortably and productively with any personality type.
Within the course, you have the chance to complete a questionnaire focused on determining your preferences. Completing this practical activity will enable you to gain some insights into your Type. As you progress through the course, you are able to check how clear you are with each preference to give you a deeper understanding of your own type.
Every person taking and completing the course has the opportunity to receive a detailed report based on their Self-Assessed Type giving insights into their strengths and liabilities as well as how they communicate, work in teams and respond to stress.
This course will, also, be of interest to you if you have completed a Myers Briggs Type Indicator or any other Personality Type assessment in the past and would like a refresher. You may have discovered your Type through a work-based training programme, by completing a questionnaire or through general interest. Your Personality Type consists of four letters. It all made sense at the time, but you have forgotten what it all means and how relevant it can be to how you engage with other people.
There are four practical activities within the course that support you as you develop your understanding of Type. This includes a questionnaire to determine your Type and worksheets that are designed to check and valid these results to give further information about who you are and your behavioural preferences.
This course will, also, be of interest to you if you lead or manage a team and are looking at ways to build understanding and develop relationships leading to more rewarding interactions and high performance. It will give you an understanding of the relevance of Type and how it can be put to work.
Within the course, you will be put in contact with world-renown experts in the application of Jungian Type that will enable you to gain further knowledge, experience and qualifications around Type.
The course is being continually refined and updated to ensure it remains current and relevant.
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Latest update - April 2022
Assess your own Personality Type (MBTI) and what this means in both your private and professional life
Develop an understanding of the value of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and its applications in work
Recognise ways to appreciate, value, and work more effectively with all sixteen personality types
Discover how to build deeper relationships through common understanding and improved communication
Identify applications in team building, communication, change, decision making and problem solving
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Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to understand themselves better through self-awareness.
- Anyone interested in finding out about personality types and the best way to communicate with each.
- Anyone wanting to understand how others behave and how to best interact with them.
Hi. I'm Robin Hills. I am an emotional intelligence coach, trainer and facilitator with over 40 years' business and commercial experience. I provide knowledge and skills that help people understand themselves and others better.
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