Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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NEW! When You’re “In the Grip”: MBTI and Stress Management

This program has multiple offerings:

  • Thu., Jan. 10, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. OR
  • Tue., Apr. 30, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This workshop uses Myers Briggs® Type Indicator as a basis to explore stress behaviors in ourselves and those around us. Being able to recognize when we are "In the Grip” will help us focus on understanding our “Energizers,” which can act as counter-balances. Attend this workshop to learn more your MBTI® type, understand your energizers and stressors, learn about the impact of stress on your type, and learn type-specific strategies for regaining equilibrium.Note: This workshop has a prerequisite. Be sure to read the full description for this on Endeavor prior to enrolling.

Know Thyself: An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI)

Date: Wed., Feb. 6
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool for which to understand personality type and predisposition. By knowing and understanding ourselves better, we gain a broader understanding of our differences, how to bridge them, and unlock our innate synergies and potential. Instructions for completing the assessment will be sent to participants once the registration deadline has passed

NEW! Creating and Delivering Effective Presentations

Date: Mon., Feb. 4
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Learn the tips and techniques that can make your next presentation more polished and persuasive. Enhance your ability to communicate effectively with strategic methods, delivery, and interaction.

Communicating More Effectively Using Your MBTI Type

Date: Mon., Mar 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Communication is key to successful business and personal interactions. The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI) is a tool that can be used to achieve effective communication with other people. Attend this workshop to learn about your natural communications style and how to adapt your style to communicate more effectively with others. Prerequisite: This workshop is designed to help individuals explore further the MBTI® framework after an initial feedback session on the MBTI®. It is recommended that participants attend the introductory “Know Thyself: An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI)” workshop prior to this workshop IF they have never completed the MBTI before.

(CANCELLED) NEW! What’s My Type? A Review of the MBTI Basics

Date: Thu., Mar. 14
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

The Myers-Briggs Type® Indicator is a personality assessment that can be a great tool for personal reflection and learning how you contribute to a team. In this short workshop, we will review the framework, characteristics of each of each preference pair, and have you do some activities to help illustrate the concepts. The MBTI assessment is required for this workshop, and a link to complete the assessment will be sent to all registered participants 1 week before the workshop. Note: This is an abridged version of the 3.5 hour “Know Thyself: An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (MBTI)” workshop offered by HR.

Communicating Effectively

Date: Mon., Feb. 18
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Daily interactions have a huge impact on the quality of relationships. Attend this workshop to learn how to make a great first impression and have it endure, as well as how to overcome barriers when communicating with others.

Positive Conflict Resolution

Date: Mon., Feb. 18
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conflict is real and frequent, but it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Attend this workshop and learn how to make a difference and how to plan for conversations that get positive results.

Notre Dame Toastmasters Club

If you desire to be a more confident, polished speaker, then you should consider joining the Notre Dame Toastmasters club. There are two clubs on campus, and the best way to learn about them is to stop by a meeting. The club is open to Notre Dame faculty, staff and graduate students. Guests are always welcome!

Notre Dame Toastmasters
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Lower Level Grace Hall
For more information, contact Tracy Weber at tweber1@nd.edu or Rob Fox at rfox2@nd.edu. You can visit the Notre Dame Toastmasters Club website or Like the Facebook page for additional information.


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