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Essential Principles of Negotiations

Course Description

Essential Principles of Negotiations level-sets the participants' understanding of negotiation influence and strengthens preparation, planning and execution activities involved with both simple and complex negotiations. The program includes industry techniques and tools for traditional supplier negotiations, as well as tips for internal cross-functional leadership. Participants walk away with a standard industry and customized individual experience which includes their personal Negotiation Style “DNA” to help them embrace their own natural tendencies and strengths. The program includes mock negotiations to reinforce techniques and tactics immediately in a “no judgement zone” environment.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for sourcing initiative leaders, project leaders, business unit leaders, operations managers, sales leaders and procurement & supply management-related professionals who are involved with supplier selection, contract development and supplier performance management.

How You Will Benefit

  • Increase emphasis negotiation conditioning and philosophy setting before and throughout the entire sourcing engagement process
  • Enhance your toolbox of industry standard negotiation prep tools like the SWOT and BATNA
  • Better prepare for negotiations by leveraging knowledge of key negotiation terms and counter-offer tactics
  • Improve negotiation table techniques and soft skills to direct and redirect negotiation momentum
  • Heighten ability to successfully utilize your traditional "comfort zone" approach in combination with your negotiation team’s strengths by leveraging Personal Negotiation Stylessm

What Is Covered

  • Negotiation Conditioning Overview
  • Negotiation Preparation Tools
  • Negotiation Execution Techniques
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Team Leadership
  • Live Negotiations Simulation & Feedback

Course Materials

Participants receive a course notebook.

Course Prerequisite and Related Certificate Information

No prerequisites. For those interested in earning the Procurement & Supply Management (PSM) Certificate, take the below core courses and one elective course within four years. Please note that we are offering all three core courses in the series during the week of March 26, 2018 on the Georgia Tech Savannah campus.

  1. Essential Principles of Negotiations
  2. Bid Package Development & Supplier Selection
  3. Contracting Excellence

Course Instructors

Course Fees

Standard: $1,450.00, Alumni/Org Discount: $1,305.00, Certificate: $1,203.50 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).

First time attendees pay the listed course fee. If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses, you will receive a 10% discount which you will enter at the "Check Out" page. Use Coupon Code SCL-Alum.

There are also discounts available for multiple-team member registrations, to those who prepay for all the courses in a specific certificate, to active/retired military, or to members of certain organizations (click this link for a listing).

Discounts cannot be combined. To receive the coupon code for these discounts, call 404-385-8663 or send us an email prior to registration

The program fee for LIVE courses (non-online) includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, parking, internet access, and all classroom materials.

If the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute must cancel a program, registrants will receive a full refund. Georgia Tech, however, cannot assume the responsibility for other costs incurred. Due to program enrollment limits, early registration is encouraged. Registrations will be acknowledged by a letter of confirmation from Professional Education.

Course Times

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • ​Second Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm

UPCOMING OFFERINGS

September 24, 2018 to September 25, 2018
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
 
 
 
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Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343