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Training on Negotiation Skills

By: Devimpact Institute


17 - 21 Jul, 2023  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Nairobi

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Nairobi, Kenya 14 - 18 Aug, 2023 USD950.00
Nairobi, Kenya 25 - 29 Sep, 2023 USD950.00
Nairobi, Kenya 23 - 27 Oct, 2023 USD950.00

Day in and day out, we all work in an immensely complex business and professional environment where we must negotiate not only with external parties like clients, customers, suppliers, and contractors but also with internal parties like supervisors and coworkers. The ability to negotiate is useful and essential. The skill to negotiate well can provide you with a competitive advantage. This training will equip participants with a better comprehension of highly successful communication tactics, and help them gain a deeper understanding of the mechanics of negotiation and to create efficient plans, tactics, and counter-measures for manipulative opponents.

Target Participants

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to enhance their skill set to make their negotiation performance a more effective part of their capabilities and will greatly benefit: managers, team leaders, administrators, and all professionals.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Improve their effectiveness in negotiations by understanding key negotiation strategies and how to apply them in practice
  • Develop the skills to influence people more effectively and to control the negotiation table
  • Plan and structure a win-win negotiation event
  • Close negotiations more professionally
  • Enable better strategic planning and management of the negotiation process leading to the implementation of more stable and workable agreements that protect key relationships

Course Outline

Concept and Principles of Negotiating

  • Definition of negotiating
  • Essential elements of negotiating
  • Principled positional negotiation

Communication Skills Essential to Effective Negotiating

  • Questioning
  • Active listening
  • Perception checks
  • Assertive communication
  • Initiating proposals
  • Interrupting and differing

The Basics of Negotiation

  • Winning and losing situations
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Approach to negotiation
  • Force field analysis
  • Team negotiation - do’s and don’ts in teams

Negotiation Process

  • Preparation and planning of the negotiation
  • Discussing the problem
  • Proposing solutions
  • Negotiating a compromise
  • Finalizing an agreement

Desirable Characteristics in Skilled Negotiators

  • Traits needed for success in your area
  • Negotiating motivation

Strategy and Tactics

  • Hard and soft strategies and tactics
  • Counter strategies and tactics
  • Practice cases

Conflict Management

  • What constitutes a conflict and being comfortable with it
  • Identifying your conflict management style
  • 5 methods of managing conflict
  • 5 key action steps in conflict resolution

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in their respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group work, and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide training needs. A training needs assessment will be done on the training participants to collect data on the existing skills, knowledge gaps, training expectations, and tailor-made needs.

Nairobi Jul 17 - 21 Jul, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya 14 - 18 Aug, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya 25 - 29 Sep, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya 23 - 27 Oct, 2023

Registration: 08:30:am - 04:00:am

USD 950.00 + 47.50 (VAT)(Classroom-based)
USD 600.00 + 30.00 (VAT)(Online)
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