Understanding Behaviors & Personalities with DISC

$1,595.00 USD

2 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

One of DISC’s most intriguing applications is leveraging behavioral identification and adaptability. This workshop will guide you on the path of heightened self-awareness and personal discovery. You can make this your cornerstone seminar, revealing your unique behavioral style blend. You will also understand how to apply that knowledge prescriptively to others, based on their style blend; thus boosting communication effectiveness.

Studies indicate that 92% of workplace conflict is the result of misunderstanding and communication breakdowns. Your entire organization can apply DISC’s prescriptive lessons of behavioral adaptability to reduce employee conflict and turnover, increase productivity, and optimize team performance.

Course Objectives

  • Create heightened self-awareness and personal discovery
  • Establish a space of mutual respect by adapting your communication
  • Work with resistance to gain commitment and buy-in
  • Recognize and enhance trust by leading from any position
  • Distinguish among varying attitudes and behaviors to make your teams work as a stronger unit
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Learning Credits: Learning Credits can be purchased well in advance of your training date to avoid having to commit to specific courses or dates. Learning Credits allow you to secure your training budget for an entire year while eliminating the administrative headache of paying for individual classes. They can also be redeemed for a full year from the date of purchase. If you have previously purchased a Learning Credit agreement with New Horizons, you may use a portion of your agreement to pay for this class.

If you have questions about Learning Credits, please contact your Account Manager.

Corporate Tech Pass: Our Corporate Tech Pass includes unlimited attendance for a single person, in the following Virtual Instructor Led course types: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Technical, CompTIA, Project Management, SharePoint, ITIL, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator, Java, Professional Development Courses and more. The full list of eligible course titles can be found at https://www.newhorizons.com/eligible.

If you have questions about our Corporate Tech Pass, please contact your Account Manager.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Understanding the World of DISC

  • What is DISC?
  • Breaking down the four main styles:
  • Dominant
  • Influencing
  • Steady
  • Conscientious
  • Determining behaviors to read styles:
  • Indirect vs. Direct
  • Open vs. Guarded

Building Stronger Self-Awareness

  • Rating your own style
  • Understanding the Platinum Rule Grid
  • Breaking down your profile
  • Natural Style
  • Adapted Style

Reading and Adapting to Others’ Behaviors

  • Applying the Platinum Rule
  • Identifying characteristics in others
  • Communication strategies with others
  • Adapting your approaches

Getting Buy-In from Others

  • Selling yourself to others
  • Getting buy-in from each profile
  • Understanding the cycle of getting buy-in:
  • Assessing
  • Solving
  • Confirming agreement
  • Assuring satisfaction

Trust-Based Leadership

  • High performance leadership characteristics
  • The key to listening to build trust
  • Motivating strategies with each profile

Making Teams Work

  • Understanding how we each make decisions
  • Seeing the power in each style as a role
  • Blending team styles for teamwork
  • Reviewing the team needs to optimize effectiveness

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We can enroll multiple students in an upcoming class or schedule a dedicated private training event designed to meet your organization’s needs.


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