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Advanced Negotiations Strategies and Techniques

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Through a series of interactive simulations, participants learn about the conflicting motivations to compete and cooperate in negotiations. The goal is to change the way you think about and approach negotiations, and practice a variety of approaches to understand how their effectiveness varies by situation.

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Cornell ILR will continue to host training programs in Fall 2020. Following the on-going COVID-19 developments, these trainings will be either virtual or in-person. We are committed to the health of our employees and clients and will keep you informed about training options for Fall 2020.We will decide on the mode of delivery based on the guidance from the University and public health officials.. Please contact with any questions.

Schedule & Details


Building on the negotiation skills component of the other LR Certificate classes, this program approaches negotiations as involving the sometimes conflicting motivations to compete and to cooperate. Through negotiation simulations and lecture, participants learn and practice a variety of approaches to negotiations, how their effectiveness varies by situation, the effectiveness of their own style and how to flex it, and practice value-claiming and value-creating at the same time. 

Key Topics:

  • Power and dependence in negotiation
  • Decision-making processes and flaws
  • Relationships, ego, and emotion
  • Interests, positions, and expectations
  • At-the-table process and structure
  • Dynamics of negotiation tactics and techniques
  • Multi-party and internal team bargaining

Special Features

During this three-day workshop, a series of interactive simulations provides a common reference point for all participants to discuss a host of negotiation concepts. The goal is to change the way you think about and approach negotiations.

Who Will Benefit

Labor relations, human resource, operations, and finance professionals who represent or support management in collective bargaining.

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