Negotiation and Leadership (3 and 1 Day Courses)
Business leaders, government officials, corporate trainers, and corporate counsel are among the nearly 25,000 persons who participate in short negotiation training courses offered each year by the Program on Negotiation.
Since its founding in 1983 as a special research project at Harvard Law School, PON has established itself as one of the world’s outstanding executive negotiation training institutions. The Executive Education Series is designed to help participants become successful negotiators, deal with difficult people and hard bargainers, and manage conflict productively.
It’s often said that great leaders are great negotiators. But how does one become an effective negotiator? On-the-job experience certainly plays a role, but for most executives, taking their negotiation skills to the next level requires outside training. Designed to accelerate your negotiation capabilities, Negotiation and Leadership examines core decision-making challenges, analyzes complex negotiation scenarios, … Read More
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Since 2001, the Program on Negotiation has bestowed the “Great Negotiator Award” on individuals who have successfully negotiated against great odds to accomplish worthy goals. In this fascinating one-day session, you’ll have the rare opportunity to explore how these remarkable negotiators overcame their most formidable challenges—and how to apply these lessons in your own negotiations. … Read More
Whether dealing with a challenging customer, a difficult supplier, an unhappy employee, an unreasonable official, or a demanding boss, we all have conversations we anticipate with dread. Gain the strategies, tools, and frameworks you need to manage difficult conversations effectively in this one-day program led by negotiation experts Bruce Patton and Douglas Stone. … Read More
No is perhaps the most important and certainly the most powerful word in the language. For many people, it is
also the hardest to say. Yet every day we and ourselves in situations where we need to say no—to people at work, at home, and in our communities—because it is the word we must use to … Read More
We all experience emotionally challenging conflicts and negotiations. Whether you are negotiating with your board or with your family, over internal resources or with external partners, as the buyer or as the seller, emotions can turn an otherwise productive negotiation into an unprofitable disaster.It does not have to be that way. In this interactive workshop, … Read More
Some negotiations go smoothly, while others seem completely hopeless, with escalating conflict, increasingly aggressive behavior, and neither side willing to back down. Yet no matter how high the stakes or how protracted the dispute, even the most explosive situations can be defused. When handled effectively, even the worst conflicts have potential solutions. … Read More
The globalization of business compels negotiators to work harder at creating and sustaining long-term relationships with other companies. To do so, they must understand and manage the forces that diplomats, as international negotiators, have coped with for centuries. … Read More
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