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Strategies for Successful Negotiations in Projects and Procurement Course

By: Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

06 - 08 Aug, 2019  3 days

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NGN 135,000

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the negotiation objectives
  • Develop and prepare a negotiation plan and strategy
  • Understand the different components of the negotiation process
  • Establish a positive and constructive atmosphere at the negotiation table
  • Understand the essential skills necessary to be a successful negotiator
  • Identify own strengths and weaknesses at the negotiation table
  • Understand and appreciate the impact different cultural backgrounds can have on verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Enhance negotiation skills through role-plays and by applying best practice

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed for successful negotiations, including:
  • Understanding the principles and dynamics of the negotiation process and how to avoid the common traps in negotiation
  • Developing win-win strategies based on analysis of the other parties’ needs
  • Identifying and actively working on their own negotiation strengths and weaknesses through role-plays

Course Contents

  • Defining negotiation and negotiation skills
  • Characteristics of the negotiation cycle in projects and procurement
  • Negotiation and supply positioning
  • Preparing the negotiation process
  • Assessing and understanding your own negotiation skills
  • Choosing your negotiation team
  • Developing a negotiation strategy
  • The different stages of negotiation
  • Win/Loose vs. Win/Win negotiations
  • Distributive vs. integrative negotiations
  • Typical tactics and ploys
  • Bargaining and persuasion techniques
  • Trading and compromising
  • Closing of negotiations and readying the agreement for implementation
  • Intercultural factors
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Monitoring implementation
  • Role-plays and behaviour rehearsal
  • Linking theory and practice

Whom to Attend

This course is for staff members working in the procurement environment, who are new to negotiations and would like to be well-prepared before embarking into this field. Staff, who are already conducting negotiations but have never had any formal negotiation training, will also find this course educating.

The course content and tools provided can be applied to negotiations with both internal and external partners. Requisitions’, technical experts, programme and project staff will also find this course valuable.

Lagos Aug 06 - 08 Aug, 2019
NGN 135,000.00
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Dr Chris Egbu +2348023194131

Organisation sponsoring more than two staff will get 10% discount and Payment before two weeks to event date attracts 5% discount
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