mgt557 | Graduate

Negotiation, Power, And Politics

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This course prepares students to achieve organizational objectives through formal and informal channels. Students will create a plan to achieve a goal by applying negotiation skills within the formal and informal structures of an organization. Other topics include coalitions, types of power, ethical negotiation tactics, liaison roles, technology in negotiation, and persuasion.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Social Contexts of Negotiation

    • Analyze the influence and ethics of agents, constituencies, and audiences on negotiations.
    • Analyze the influence of coalitions on negotiations.
    • Determine strategies for managing multiparty negotiations.

    Individual Differences

    • Evaluate the influence of personality in negotiations.
    • Evaluate the influence of culture in negotiations.
    • Evaluate the influence of perception, cognition, and emotion in negotiation.

    Negotiation Impasses

    • Determine methods to prevent negotiation impasses.
    • Devise methods to manage negotiation impasses.
    • Analyze the use of cross-cultural understanding in negotiations.

    Creating a Negotiation Plan

    • Create a plan to achieve an organizational goal by applying negotiation skills.

    Introduction to Negotiation

    • Differentiate between types of negotiation outcomes.
    • Analyze the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) concept and the role it plays in negotiation.
    • Evaluate collaborative strategies to negotiations.

    Power, Influence, and Ethics

    • Apply power and influence principles to accomplish negotiation goals.
    • Evaluate the ethicality of negotiation tactics.
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