University of Wisconsin–Madison

Your Interpersonal Style

Course Description

Being aware of your own patterns and preferences when interacting with others can help explain why you thrive in some situations and feel stretched and exhausted in others. You will be more flexible in interpersonal situations when you understand more about your own style. It is helpful to adapt your style to the styles of others to help them feel more welcome and comfortable.

Why should you attend?

  • Recognize various interpersonal styles in others
  • Appreciate the strengths and potential challenges of various interpersonal styles
  • Establish and maintain trust with different interpersonal styles
  • Adapt to the interpersonal style of others


UW–Madison Faculty and Staff




Theresa Kim, Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources


This course is part of the Fully Prepared to Lead program.

“This class was very helpful for our group. We each took the class and then had a discussion about it at our next meeting. It really helped with our understanding of each other’s needs.”
Anonymous UW–Madison Employee

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