Course Description

Negotiation Skills for Working Professionals

Would you like to be an effective negotiator? Whether negotiating with customers, suppliers, or coworkers, the ability to negotiate effectively can be vital to the success of the organization and your career. Negotiation is not about manipulating but about finding solutions to disputes and reaching a mutual compromise.

In this course, students examine effective negotiation strategies including how influence, power and authority affect the negotiation process and outcomes. Students practise various negotiation techniques through hands-on activities to gain confidence in applying them outside the classroom.

Course Details

Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify the qualities of an effective negotiator
  • Explore commonly used negotiation styles and how styles affect the negotiation process
  • Examine strategies for analysis and preparing for negotiations
  • Determine the information needed to negotiate effective outcomes
  • Assess your style and how it affects the negotiation process
  • Apply strategies to deal with difficult behaviours
  • Practise and apply negotiation skills

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Nov 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $399.99
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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