Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®): Using Personality Type to Understand Self, Succeed With Others

Date and Time

Starts:09/26/2017 9:00 AM

Ends:09/26/2017 4:00 PM

Event Type: Workshop

5 Hours Hour(s)

Yorkville Conference Center 150 Bloor St W, 2nd FL Toronto, ON


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$495 + Taxes
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Additional Information

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Event Sponsor

HR professionals are often called upon to support their business units in engaging employees and fostering productive and collegial work environments. Leveraging a proven psychometric self-assessment tool such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® can promote understanding, provide a common language, and a framework for enhancing self-awareness, communication, problem solving, and collaboration in your own team and across the organization.
Learn the MBTI® framework once – and benefit for life. You can apply your knowledge of personality type to improve potential and performance, and gain a competitive edge by maximizing individual and team performance.
This workshop will help you to increase your self-awareness and learn what makes people tick. You will gain insights on how you can use your knowledge of personality type to enhance communications and collaboration and help your business partners do the same.
You will receive your personalized MBTI® results and debrief at the workshop. If you miss the workshop but would still like to receive your results and debrief, you may opt to schedule an individual session for an additional fee.

Learning objectives:

  • Apply key considerations to choose and use assessment tools
  • Speak the language of your business partners and engage stakeholders
  • Communicate in the voice of the customer to gain influence and buy-in
  • Adopt employee-centred communications that motivate and inspire action
  • Identify team dynamics that may affect performance and productivity
  • Select communication tactics to achieve desired outcomes with different types


Who should attend?

Executives, human resources professionals, OD specialists, trainers, human capital consultants, project managers, people managers, project teams, and individual contributors interested in leveraging the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® to learn about personality type and tap into the human potential.



Speaker bio(s)
Gabriella Fermo, Chief Excellence Officer

Gabriella Fermo is Chief Excellence Officer at Raising The Bar. Gabriella designs and delivers learning and leadership development programs that increase individual, team, and organizational performance. In recognition of her work, Canadian HR Reporter has named Gabriella one of The Top 25 HR Professionals.

Gabriella acquired corporate and consulting experience with some of North America’s most progressive companies, including two Top 50 Employers and a big four consulting firm. She brings more than two decades of experience in change management, human resources, learning and organizational development. Gabriella has also taught post-graduate courses leading to the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Gabriella’s relevant, real-world experience deepens her understanding of the business issues that clients face everyday and aids in developing optimal solutions.

Gabriella graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science Degree with distinction in Industrial Relations and Psychology. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® practitioner, qualified to administer all Level B psychometric self-assessment tools, certified in Prosci’s change management methodology, and earned the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation.