Developing leaders, teams, and organizations.

Come take your type knowledge and facilitation skills to the next level with MBTI expert Patrick L. Kerwin. In each workshop, you'll learn and experience new activities to help your participants and clients apply type, discover tips and techniques for facilitating type workshops and conversations either virtually or in-person, acquire a deeper knowledge of MBTI type, and get your workshop questions answered, all while getting the opportunity to "talk type" and connect with fellow type practitioners. You'll also receive up-to-date, professional, and easy-to-use support materials that you can put to use right away.

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2021 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Patrick's WORKSHOP TOPICS.

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Type and Change

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

In this train-the-trainer workshop, you'll be able to help your participants navigate change more effectively by exploring how type can affect their response to change, discovering what keeps different types stuck in the change process and what gets them moving through it, and applying a type-based guide to use when designing and implementing change.

The fee for the workshop is $200 (USD) and includes a Leader's Guide with the agenda, PPT deck, activity instructions, and script, with instructions for both virtual and in-person delivery. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and has been approved for 2 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

2022 dates TBD.

NEW! Using Type in Career Conversations

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Whether you're working with people who are choosing a career, changing a career, or looking to optimize their current career, type can play an important role in the conversation. But what role should type play, and what are the best techniques for different types when having career conversations with them? In this workshop, you'll examine what's true and not true about type and careers, explore how to use "work type" as a tool in career conversations, examine the role that type development plays in career development, and discover the do's and don'ts for having career conversations with different types.

The fee for the workshop is $300 (USD), and includes a Practitioner's Guide with activities, resources, and tools for having career conversations. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and has been approved for 3 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program. Program.

Workshop dates:

2022 dates TBD.

Type and Conflict

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

In this train-the-trainer workshop, you'll get everything you need to help your participants apply type to conflict situations by exploring the effect of the preference pairs on conflict, examining the do's and don'ts of conflict for different types, and applying a type-based conflict model for handling conflict situations.

The fee for the workshop is $200 (USD), and includes a Leader's Guide with the agenda, PPT deck, activity instructions, and script. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and has been approved for 2 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

2022 dates TBD.

Type and Stress

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

This is one of the most-requested workshop topics by teams and leaders! Once you've done a team-building or leadership workshop with a group, this is a great second or third MBTI workshop to do. In Part I of this train-the-trainer workshop, you'll gain the confidence you need to talk about type dynamics in a simple and useful way. In Part II of the workshop, you'll learn the flow of topics and content of the workshop, discuss the preparation needed for the workshop, and experience a sample of activities from the actual Type and Stress workshop.

The fee for the workshop is $300 (USD) and includes a Leader's Guide with the agenda, PPT deck, activity instructions, and script, with instructions for both virtual and in-person delivery. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and has been approved for 3 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

Friday, November 12, 2021 via Zoom from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm (Pacific Time), with a lunch/rest break from 12:00 - 12:30 pm.

Type and Communication, Team-Building and Leadership Development

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

In this train-the-trainer workshop, you'll get everything you need to deliver impactful type workshops to teams and leaders, either virtually or in-person! In the program, you'll learn how to structure your workshops, experience activities from each workshop (including using type for giving feedback, picking up on type cues in others, using type in email communication, and using type to influence others), learn how to mix and match content to best suite your participants' needs, hear tips and techniques for facilitating activities and workshops, and have Q and A time with expert Patrick Kerwin. All activities are tried-and-true, work-focused, and have outcomes that can be put to use right away by participants.

The fee for the workshop is $400 (USD), and includes a Leader's Guide with agendas, PPT decks, activity instructions, timelines and scripts. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and has been approved for 4 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

Friday, December 3, 2021 via Zoom from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm (Pacific Time), with a lunch/rest break from 12:00 - 12:30 pm.

Delivering Engaging and Effective MBTI Workshops via Zoom

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Delivering Zoom-based MBTI workshops is a whole different experience from delivering in-person workshops, and has many more moving pieces -- but when done right, they can be just as effective! In this train-the-trainer workshop, you'll examine the skills and preferences emphasized when delivering Zoom-based MBTI workshops, review the unique specifics and preparation needed to deliver Zoom-based MBTI workshops, experience how to use Zoom for different components of a workshop, including breakout rooms, and discover my "secret sauce" for re-creating an in-person workshop experience via Zoom.

The fee for the workshop is $150 (USD) and includes a summary of the workshop content. This workshop is limited to 20 participants and has been approved for 2 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

No workshops scheduled at this time.

Optimizing Workshop Effectiveness: Using MBTI Type to Develop and Deliver Impactful Workshops

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WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Whether you're facilitating workshops on MBTI type or on any other topic, using MBTI type in your design and delivery can make your workshops even more impactful and take them to the next level. In this workshop, you'll discover how to use MBTI type to prepare for the interactions and dynamics you might expect from your participants, to create type-inclusive content, to respond to participant questions using type-specific language and approaches, and to facilitate workshops using type-related techniques.

The fee for the workshop is $150 (USD) and includes a summary of the workshop content. This workshop is limited to 20 participants and has been approved for 2 CEs for the MBTI Master Practitioner Program.

Workshop dates:

No workshops scheduled at this time.

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