Coursebooks

Negotiation techniques

MGT-466

Lecturer(s) :

Canning Wacker Nadene Gay

Language:

English

Withdrawal

It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Summary

This course is designed to give you a practical, hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of negotiating, self leadership and the impact of culture. Strategies and techniques are presented and practiced that will enable you to develop your skills and become a savvy and sophisticated negotiator.

Content

Defining negotiation and the process

Frames, goals and strategies

How to plan a negotiation

Employing strategies and tactics

The impact of self awareness and cultural difference on the process of negotiation

Mid-term role-play and report

The role of trust in negotiations

Weekly role-play exercises and simulations

Learning journal and self - reflection paper

Final exam

Keywords

Negotiation, skills, interactive, self-awareness, leadership

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Interactive lecture, role-play, simulation, group-work, personal reflection

Expected student activities

Participation during class sessions, reading assigned chapters and articles, preparation of and participation in role-play activities, giving feedback to counter-parts, writing reports in small groups, reflecting on personal development and learning.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment combining:

15% class participation
25% mid-term enactment reflection paper
30%weekly performance improvement journal entries and final reflection paper
30% final enactment and report

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Books:

Main text: Lewicki, RW, Barry, F. & Saunders, DM, Essentials of Negotiation, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education: New York, NY, 2016

Lewicki, RW, Saunders, DM, & Barry, B. Negotiation: readings exercises and cases, 6th Ed. Boston: McGraw Hill Irwin, 2010.

Salacluse, JW, The Global Negotiator. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003.

Optional Resources:

Salacuse, Jeswald W.  Negotiating Life: Secrets for Everyday Diplomacy and Deal Making: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Stone, Douglas. Patton, Bruce and Heen, Sheila. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most: Penguin, 2010.

 

Articles:

"Negotiation Styles: The Impact on Bargaining Transactions", C.B. Craver, Dispute Resolution Journal, February/April, 2003.

"Six Habits of Merely Effective Negotiators", J.K. Sebenius, HBR, April 2001.

"Rational Strategies for Creating Integrative Agreements", M Bazerman, M. Neale, in Negotiating Rationally, Free Press, 1993.

"Opening and Making Concessions", G.R. Shell, in Bargaining for Advantage, Penguin Books, New York, 1999.

"The Hidden Challenge of Cross-border Negotiations" J.K Sebenius, Harvard Business Review, March 2002, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corp.

 

Ressources en bibliothèque
Moodle Link
Videos

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2020-2021, Master semester 1
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2020-2021, Master semester 3
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Negotiation techniques
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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