Professional Course

Strategic Negotiations

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Course description

Strategic Negotiations

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from University of California, Davis University.

Explore a new, collaborative method of negotiation designed to achieve win-win outcomes

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

This Online Short Course Is for You if You Want To:

  • Develop effective bargaining skills
  • Learn how to differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate responses in challenging negotiation situations
  • Work your way up the leadership ladder by demonstrating effective negotiating techniques
  • Discover how to create a negotiation strategy that encourages a positive outcome for all parties involved

Training content

Over the duration of this online short course, you’ll work your way through the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Negotiation and Distributive Bargaining

Discover what makes a negotiation successful and learn the fundamentals of distributive bargaining.

Module 2: Deploying Integrative Bargaining and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Learn why, and how, to move from distributive bargaining to integrative bargaining in a negotiation.

Module 3: Utilizing Power and Influence in Negotiations

Find out how to use power, influence and leverage to constructively impact the outcome of a negotiation.

Module 4: Moves and Turns: Negotiating in Difficult Situations

Explore ethical challenges in negotiation and practice using ‘turns’ as responses to ‘moves’ in tough negotiations.

Module 5: Individual and Cross-cultural Differences in Negotiations

Practice negotiating with a party whose culture may be very different from your own.

Module 6: Crafting a Negotiation Strategy

Apply strategic negotiation principles in a real-world case, or an upcoming negotiation in your life.

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks excluding orientation
  • 7–10 hours per week, entirely online
  • Weekly modules,flexible learning

Certification / Credits

On Completion of This Course, You’ll Walk Away With:

  • The ability to use communication skills and integrative bargaining techniques to negotiate more successfully.
  • A strategic understanding of how to use power, influence and leverage to steer a negotiation towards mutually beneficial outcomes.
  • Practical live negotiation experience through weekly interactive, live negotiations with your peers on this online course.
  • Knowledge to craft a negotiation strategy that aligns with ethical and mutually beneficial outcomes in professional and personal negotiations.

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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