Haskayne School of Business

High Performance Negotiating

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About the course

Negotiating is a daily practice. In business, we need to negotiate deliberately to achieve win-win outcomes. The aim of this program is to develop your capability to build important business relationships and networks and successfully navigate complex situations. This program is designed to learn and practice negotiating techniques over a period of time to embed your new knowledge and skills into daily habits.

Learning Journey:

During this blended program, you will learn how to critically analyze your position in negotiations and develop appropriate tactics to achieve your desired result. You will develop an awareness of strategies needed to handle difficult situations and avoid personal bias and other common pitfalls that often sabotage negotiations. In addition, you will build your negotiation communication skills and experience in class simulations to practice concepts and understand how different individuals approach the same simulation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop the strategic mindset to tackle various negotiation scenarios
  • Identify and practice effective behaviors for achieving objectives
  • Avoid common pitfalls and personal biases that limit effectiveness in negotiating
  • Understand others’ positions while creating solid relationships
  • Develop effective communication skills to identify and satisfy the needs of both parties

Who should attend

  • Executives, managers and high potential leaders from a range of functional areas such as marketing, business development and operations management
  • Entrepreneurs, key account managers, lawyers and procurement managers
  • Managers leading cross-functional teams
  • Landmen and anyone involved in mergers and acquisition activity
  • Professionals involved in complex stakeholder relations

Trust the experts

Loren Falkenberg

Loren Falkenberg is the associate dean (Strategic Initiatives) and a professor in the Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources area at the Haskayne School of Business. An expert in corporate social responsibility, Loren’s research interests focus on examining ethical and social responsibility...


Leighton Wilks

Leighton Wilks is a PhD candidate in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources. His research interests include corporate social responsibility, strategic partnerships, cross-cultural management, international human resources management, negotiation, and ethics. Leighton has a significant cons...


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