Optimising Influence in Negotiation

More and more, managers and leaders are required to work cross-organisationally and cross-culturally, and it’s not always easy. Communicating and negotiating in a global business context means considering a range of factors, including cultural diversity, time and budget constraints, and differing personalities and agendas.

Influential leaders communicate and negotiate with self-awareness. They understand their influential self – their emotional style, how to self-regulate their emotions, and how to integrate their own emotions and behaviours when they negotiate. Successful negotiators are aware of their own negotiation style, and use this to plan and prepare negotiations, or to adapt their behaviours to suit a changing negotiation dynamic.

Optimising Influence in Negotiation is an online course that focuses on recognising and developing your individual negotiation style by considering your physiological and emotional responses. During the course, you will gain insights into the value of understanding other people’s behaviour styles and learn how to leverage their strengths and capitalise on their weaknesses. You will also learn how to plan and prepare a logical and structured approach to negotiation.


Upcoming virtual course

The online course comprises of two 3-hour virtual facilitator-led sessions, plus individual 30-minute coaching session with the facilitator. 

  • Session 1: Tuesday 3 November, 9am -12pm
  • In between session 1 and 2: one-one-one session with the facilitator via Zoom
  • Session 2: Tuesday 17 November, 9am-12pm

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Topic: 
Negotiation
Duration: 
Two 3hr sessions, plus a one-on-one coaching session with facilitator
Next course:
3 November 2020 (see all)
Designed for: 
Executives
Future Leaders
Managers
Professionals
Location:
Online via Zoom (view map)
Cost: 
$925 per person or $833 per person for 3 or more (excl. GST)

What you will learn

The key objective of this course is to provide you with a unique set of negotiation skills, which will enable you to be an effective influencer in your workplace.

  • Planning for negotiations – gather evidence, identify strengths, and develop persuasive messaging
  • Understanding your personal negotiation style, your values and key motivators
  • Communicating effectively with different personalities and develop team interaction styles
  • Controling your physiological responses when negotiating, particularly when under pressure (self-imposed or contextual)
  • Regulating emotions, including dealing with frustration and roadblocks, and remaining calm during challenging negotiations (including de-escalation tactics)
  • Identifying hindrances to trust building and understand the key facilitators of building rapport.

Location

UQ Brisbane City
293 Queen Street
Brisbane City, QLD 4000
(opposite Post Office Square and next to the Australia Post Brisbane City branch)

Enquire

If you'd like to find out more about Optimising Influence in Negotiation, or any of our Executive Education courses please contact our Client Services Team at execed@business.uq.edu.au or (07) 3346 7111

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Upcoming sessions

3 November 2020 9:00am12:00pm
17 November 2020 9:00am12:00pm

Enrolments are now open. Please enrol at least one-week prior to the course start date. 

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If you'd like to find out more about Optimising Influence in Negotiation, or any of our Executive Education courses please contact our Client Services Team at execed@business.uq.edu.au or (07) 3346 7111

Peter Ferreira

Peter Ferreira is a specialist in business psychology and process facilitation. He is the owner of ECue, a boutique executive coaching, leadership, and team performance consultancy. Prior to becoming a management consultant, Peter held roles in finance, marketing and sales, and manufacturing at Coca Cola Amatil. His passion is enabling organisations to work more effectively through business improvement and leadership development.

Regarded as one of the top practitioners in his field in Australia, Peter has an extensive track record of success, having worked for more than 20 years with corporate executives, teams, and individuals in the private and public sector, in Australia and abroad. His consultancy experience covers a range of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, financial services, transport and logistics, sales and marketing, and construction. He currently provides leadership training to a range of blue-chip companies and organisations, including Hutchinson Builders, Toll Holdings, Ausenco and City of Gold Coast.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Law from University of Port Elizabeth, a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) from the University of Southern Queensland, and a Graduate Diploma (Human Resources Management and Services) from Charles Sturt University. He is a member of a range of associations, including the Australian Human Resources Institute and Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors. He is also an active ambassador and regular speaker for The Black Dog Institute.

Enquire

If you'd like to find out more about Optimising Influence in Negotiation, or any of our Executive Education courses please contact our Client Services Team at execed@business.uq.edu.au or (07) 3346 7111

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