As a corporate trainer you will be a self-employed independent contractor and not an employee of CALM Dialogue. You can charge $20 per person to teach classes on the CALM Dialogue. The cost of the book will be included in the price.
Just follow the steps below and you’re on your way!
1. You will need to read the 40-page book. It should only take 30 minutes. This is a requirement since the purpose of the position is to teach training classes on the book. Simply click on the link below to go to the book on amazon.com.
Title: Workplace Disputes: Resolve Conflict in 4 Easy Steps With The CALM Dialogue
Author: Joy Rich
2. Once you have read the book, familiarize yourself with the curriculum and lesson plan. These are located below at the end of this section.
3. Start contacting companies to find out if you can teach a conflict resolution class. Ask to speak to someone in the HR department.
4. Email your contact information along with a link to the calmdialogue.com website to your contact at the company. The website will provide them with information and resources that they may need to make a decision.
5. Once you have scheduled a class, make sure you know how many people will be in the class. This will enable you to know how many books you will need to order. Each person will need their own book.
6. Prepare your invoice. Remember, the recommended price is $20 per person. This price includes the cost of the book. Make sure your name and contact information are on the invoice.
7. Prepare for the class by going over the book along with the lesson plan (found below).
8. Dress for success in business appropriate attire.
9. Have fun teaching your class!
10. Repeat the process.
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CALM Dialogue Curriculum and Lesson Plan
CALM Dialogue Curriculum
This course covers a variety of factors and situations that are commonly encountered when dealing with workplace conflict. As well, the process of how to resolve conflict utilizing the CALM Dialogue will be addressed within this course. Real world workplace dispute scenarios will be explored within the framework of the CALM Dialogue construct.
The objectives of the course are to:
· Establish why discussing workplace conflict is important
· Describe the key factors that are necessary to effectively handle workplace disputes
· Focus on win/win outcomes
· Define the 4-step CALM Dialogue process
Learning Outcomes (LO):
LO 1. Recognize why resolving workplace conflict is vital
LO 2. List key factors that are necessary to successfully deal with workplace disputes
LO 3. Identify steps involved in the 2-minute relaxation exercise
LO 4. Understand the 4-step CALM Dialogue process
LO 5. Evaluate model workplace dispute dialogues
LO 6. Demonstrate knowledge of the CALM Dialogue by producing personalized scenarios
Title: Workplace Disputes: Resolve Conflict In 4 Easy Steps With The CALM Dialogue
Author: Joy Rich
Time needed to teach the class: 2 Hours
CALM Dialogue Lesson Plan:
1. Warm-up Activity
Introduce yourself. Then ask the class to raise their hands if they have experienced conflict at work. This should get the class participation going and get everyone’s attention.
2. Teaching Concepts
Have everyone follow along as you go over chapters 1 and 2.
3. Class Participation
Chapter 3 goes over the 2-minute deep breathing exercise. Read it over with everyone and then have everyone participate in the exercise.
4. The CALM Dialogue
Chapter 4 delves in to the CALM Dialogue. Have the class follow along as you read over the steps. If there are any questions, you can address them at the end of the chapter.
5. Take a 10-Minute Break
6. Workplace Conflict Scenarios
Chapter 5 outlines 7 model workplace scenarios. Have students role-play the scenarios. At the beginning of each a new scenario ask for volunteers to play the various characters. Remember to discuss the goal at the end of each scenario. Make it fun and memorable!
7. Team Work
Have the class separate in to teams. Each team will be responsible for creating 1 practice scenario using the blank scenario pages in chapter 5.
Have the teams take turns role-playing their scenarios out loud. Make sure each scenario begins with a brief description and ends with the goal each team wished to accomplish.
This would be a good time to review the CALM Dialogue’s 4 steps.
10. Wrap it up
Read Chapter 6 out loud.
This will complete the class.