Introduction to Negotiation

SR Supply Chain Consultants
Course summary
6 hours
165 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Introduction to Negotiation

Negotiation takes place constantly during all of our working hours, externally with  suppliers and internally with stakeholders!

This course will give delegates an understanding that Negotiation follows a process, consistently featuring a number of key phases.  Delegates will learn the steps of the process and be provided with the key tools and techniques to maximise their opportunity for success in any negotiation situation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Fundamentally this course is for anyone in business, particularly for the people who claim “I don’t negotiate in my role”, as we all do.
Procurement and non Procurement employees from across the organisation who want to learn more about negotiation to enable them to deliver better results both with internal and external stakeholders.
People who want to learn the basics of a structured approach to Negotiation and the tools and methods they can use to achieve the best possible results.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course every delegate will be able to:

  • Prepare and plan thoroughly and effectively for a negotiation
  • Understand and be able to apply key Market Analysis and Environmental tools and techniques to each negotiation they undertake going forwards.
  • Be flexible in their negotiation approach depending on each situation
  • Evaluate, reflect and review their performance objectively utilising an Experiential Life Cycle Model, recognising elements that they did well and areas for improvement.
  • Understand that Negotiation is a continuously improving life long journey.

6 Hours CPD

Training Course Content

Course Objectives:

  • To fully understand and prepare for every stage of the Negotiation Cycle.
  • To be able to use Market Segmentation tools, Supply Positioning and Supplier Preferencing in a real negotiation situation.
  • To understand your own Negotiation style and recognise the style of others. To be able to adapt your Negotiation style in different situations.
  • To recognise and adapt the key attributes of a skilled Negotiator.

Course delivery details

Our trainers are all FCIPS / MCIPS qualified teachers who have extensive experience of Negotiations across numerous industries, e.g. Automotive, Retail, Food, Finance to name a few.  Collectively our training team have delivered every level and duration of Negotiation courses to hundreds of delegates, both domestically and globally, over the last 10 years.

The course will be extremely participative, exercise driven with many relevant examples and anecdotes provided to bring practice and theory to life.

About provider

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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SR Supply Chain Consultants

Suite 8 Business First Centre Millennium Road
PR2 5BL Preston

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