|Effective negotiation skills are essential to successful managers. Whereas technical skills are required to discover optimal solutions to problems, effective interpersonal negotiation skills are necessary to implement these solutions. This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your negotiation skills through an introduction to relevant empirical research in behavioral science and through multiple in-class negotiation exercises.
The specific aims of the course are:
(1) to develop an analytical framework that will help you better understand negotiation situations and the challenges they entail.
(2) to provide you with extensive experience in the negotiation process, with the goal that you develop your repertoire of negotiation tactics and strategies and that you further your ability to correctly evaluate the costs and benefits of these alternative strategies.