Understanding Yourself and Others Through Myers-Briggs®
What you'll learn
- Explore the foundational principles and theory of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
- Identify how the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is utilized in the workplace.
- Identify the four purposes for experiencing the MBTI.
- Identify the distinguishing characteristics of each preference in the four MBTI dichotomies (Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-iNtuition, Thinking-Feeling, Judging-Perceiving).
- No advanced preparation or prerequisites are needed for this course.
Whether you took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator years ago and are looking for a refresher, or you are simply interested in learning more about the gold standard in personality testing, this is your chance to explore the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), the most utilized personality instrument in the world. You will leave this session with a better understanding of yourself and a better understanding of how to relate and communicate with those around you. We explore the background and theory of the MBTI as well as an overview of the four dichotomies that make up your MBTI type (Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-iNtuition, Thinking-Feeling, Judging-Perceiving).
Your instructor, Neil Ihde, founder of Life IQ and Type IQ, is a personality expert with an MA in Counseling, and a BA in Psychology and a BA in Sociology. In addition to 20 years of clinical and organizational psychology experience, Neil is not only a Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Consultant, but has achieved the prestigious title of Master Practitioner. A Master Practitioner MBTI Consultant has demonstrated their expertise through a volume of client contact hours and additional training and workshops. CPP®, the publisher of the MBTI, selected Neil as an exemplary ICON® (Independent Consultant) and featured him in a 2008 ad campaign. Neil has been an author and contributor to the Myers-Briggs ICON website.
If you would like Continuing Education Credit (e.g. CPE, CE, CPD, etc.) for this course, it is available if you take this course on the Illumeo dot com platform under course title: Myers-Briggs®101: The Basics of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®. Illumeo is certified to provide CPE in over two dozen different professional certifications covering finance, accounting, treasury, internal audit, HR, and more. However, in order to receive CPE credit the courses must be taken on an ‘approved-by-the-governing-body’ CPE platform, and for over two dozen corporate professional certifications, that is the Illumeo platform. Go to Illumeo dot com to learn more.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in Human Resources.
- Anyone interested in Personal Development.
Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.
Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.
Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.
Neil Ihde is a speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ where he motivates groups and individuals to work, play, relate and live intelligently. He has worked with numerous managers, directors, corporate leaders, and teams to improve their personal and professional effectiveness.
Neil has worked with twenty Fortune 500 companies including Wal-Mart, Merrill Lynch, DuPont, PepsiCo, and AT&T among others. Neil has also consulted internationally with clients from a dozen countries. He is the co-author of the book “When Would Now Be A Good Time?” and was recently a personality consultant to Woman’s World magazine. His Life IQ YouTube channel recently surpassed a quarter of a million views.
Neil is a Master Practitioner Consultant of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a Certified StrengthFinders Trainer. Neil uses these instruments to help groups understand one another and create a culture of open communication, engagment, and teamwork.
Neil's academic background includes a B.A. in Psychology, a B.A. in Sociology and an M.A. in Counseling.
Neil and his wife Deb have two children and live in Appleton, Wisconsin.