Negotiating and Consensus Building - Virtual
14 Instructional Hours

Negotiating and Consensus Building - Virtual

Become a successful negotiator

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Negotiating and Consensus Building - Virtual

About the program

This program provides a variety of practical strategies to become a successful negotiator in any context. From negotiating with customers, strategic partners and suppliers to building internal consensus around a vision or strategy, negotiating skills are a required core competency for any successful manager or executive. In the program, you will have the opportunity to practice what you have learned, in a safe and supportive environment. 

In this program you will learn to:

  • Change confrontation into problem-solving and discuss creative options that maximize the interests of all parties
  • Build collaborative relationships
  • Develop the ability to recognize and deal with different styles of thinking, decision-making, conflict management, and emotional behaviour

Dynamic virtual classroom

Participate in the program from anywhere. Our online learning platform combines live, interactive video instruction with breakout sessions, panel discussions, and expert Q&A.

Who should attend

This program is designed for any professional or manager who needs negotiation and conflict resolution skills to build successful relationships. This can be either internally within the organization or externally with clients, or both.

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CCDI Partnership

CCDI

Smith School of Business is an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion.

Personal benefits

  • Learn to negotiate in a non-adversarial way
  • Create better working relationships with customers, suppliers, colleagues and staff
  • Improve your negotiating effectiveness
  • Learn to deal with different styles of negotiation

Organizational benefits

  • Build more constructive relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Improve your organization’s ability to negotiate successfully
  • Develop a more collaborative approach to business
  • Create a win-win mentality within your organization

The program is broken into two modules:

Module 1

  • Introduction to the negotiation process
  • Negotiation simulation 1 (followed by debrief and discussion)
  • Positional (Distributive) negotiation
  • Framing in negotiation
  • Negotiation simulation 2 (followed by debrief and discussion)
  • Interest-based/principle-based negotiation
  • Negotiation styles

Module 2

  • Negotiation simulation 3 (followed by debrief and discussion)
  • Bridging the gap by creating value and honouring interests
  • The gender factor
  • Cross-cultural negotiation
  • Negotiation simulation 4 (followed by debrief and discussion)
  • Ethics
  • Dealing with difficult negotiators and power differentials

Dynamic Virtual Classroom

Participate in the program from anywhere. Our online learning platform combines live, interactive video instruction with breakout sessions, panel discussions, and expert Q&A.

Our learning platform is fully encrypted, allowing you to connect securely from home, office or anywhere in between.

Virtual programs are designed to fit within your schedule, allowing you to learn new skills and immediately put them to work.

This program is available in an alternate format: View in-person program

Session Leaders

Session leaders include senior professors from Smith School of Business and knowledgeable experts from industry. These outstanding teachers are constantly in touch with today's business world through real-world business experience, Board memberships and their own consulting practices.

Shai Dubey teaches courses in negotiations, cross-cultural management, ethics, domestic and international business law and entrepreneurship.

Shai earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Toronto and his Law Degree from Queen's University. Shai is also a graduate of the aviation Flight Technology Program at Seneca College. 

After graduating from Seneca College in 1984, he began his working career as a commercial pilot. In 1985 he founded and ran both an executive aircraft charter company and a flight training school based in Toronto. After selling this company, Shai worked as an aviation consultant providing strategic and regulatory advice to Canadian and foreign clients. He practiced law on Bay Street and then ran a global company prior to joining Queen’s.

Upcoming Sessions

Session Date Jan 11 to 12, 2022  - Module 1 Jan 18 to 19, 2022  - Module 2 View detailed schedule
Location Virtual Classroom
Program Fees $1,950 CAD (plus applicable taxes)
Session Date Sep 13 to 14, 2022  - Module 1 Sep 20 to 21, 2022  - Module 2 View detailed schedule
Location Virtual Classroom
Program Fees $1,950 CAD (plus applicable taxes)

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