NPSIA-PT&D’s Professional Certificate in International Negotiating program is built upon the SageBargaining™ method created by our instructors Dr. Brian Tomlin and Dr. Michael Dolan. The workshop itself is designed to equip participants with fundamental negotiating skills through a combination of lectures, exercises and negotiation simulations that use the SageBargaining™ approach (learn more by scrolling below).
Dates: Tuesday, February 18 to Friday, February 21, 2020
Registration: registration is now open. Before proceeding please review our cancellation and withdrawal policies here.
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Location: Room 3112 River Building Carleton University, Ottawa, ON.
Training Location: 3112 Richcraft Hall, Carleton University
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily
Parking: available on campus
Fee: *Special Fee* extended until December 6, 2019: $ 1,500 + HST
The program fee then reverts to $ 1,800 + HST until January 17, 2020 and then $ 2,000.00 + HST thereafter.
Note. NPSIA and NPSIA-PT&D alumni and members of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association may enroll at a special rate of $ 1,675 + HST after December 6, 2019.
About the workshop
Skills learnt in this workshop are applicable to informal processes and in more formal negotiations, at both bilateral and multilateral levels. The emphasis is on developing the capacity required to achieve the best outcomes when undertaking complex negotiations.
This SAGE Bargaining™ workshop is comprised of two steps:
- Step 1 – International Bilateral Negotiations (2 days) and
- Step 2 – International Multilateral Negotiations (2 days).
Learning objectives in this course include:
- The choice of the optimal outcome.
- The design and execution of a negotiating strategy to achieve the optimal outcome.
- The importance of continuous preparation before and during the negotiations.
- The management of the process of negotiations.
- The deployment of negotiating techniques.
- The role of presentation and the importance of listening and comprehension.
- The ability to react quickly to changed circumstances.
- The capacity to explain the process and the outcome to different audiences.
To learn more about the SageBargaining™ method please click here.
Open to all practitioners of International Affairs management who have a mandate or responsibility to undertake bargaining or negotiations.