Negotiation Skills

Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time. Through this workshop participants will be able to understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating.

The Negotiation Skills workshop will give participants a sense of understanding of their opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than they feel is fair. Participants will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module 2: Understanding Negotiation

  • The Three Phases
  • Skills for Successful Negotiating

Module 3: Getting Prepared

  • Establishing Your WATNA and BATNA
  • Identifying Your WAP
  • Identifying Your ZOPA
  • Personal Preparation

Module 4: Laying the Groundwork

  • Setting the Time and Place
  • Establishing Common Ground
  • Creating a Negotiation Framework
  • The Negotiation Process

Module 5: Phase One – Exchanging Information

  • Getting off on the Right Foot
  • What to Share
  • What to Keep to Yourself

Module 6: Phase Two – Bargaining

  • What to Expect
  • Techniques to Try
  • How to Break an Impasse

Module 7: About Mutual Gain

  • Three Ways to See Your Options
  • About Mutual Gain
  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Module 8: Phase Three – Closing

  • Reaching Consensus
  • Building an Agreement
  • Setting the Terms of the Agreement

Module 9: Dealing with Difficult Issues

  • Being Prepared for Environmental Tactics
  • Dealing with Personal Attacks
  • Controlling Your Emotions
  • Deciding When It’s Time to Walk Away

Module 10: Negotiating Outside the Boardroom

  • Adapting the Process for Smaller Negotiations
  • Negotiating via Telephone
  • Negotiating via Email

Module 11: Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else

  • Choosing the Negotiating Team
  • Covering All the Bases
  • Dealing with Tough Questions

Module 12: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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AED7000
AED 4900 VAT 5% included
  • Course Material
  • Online Live Method
  • Completion Certificate
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