Negotiation

Understand the importance of negotiation and how to master this skill.

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About this course

Negotiation is a key skill to incorporate into your skill set, enabling vast successes in multiple areas of the workforce. If you want to develop your negotiation skills to implement the best practices in your job, look no further than this course!


We provide you with 4 lessons explaining why negotation is important, how to develop the most effective skills, how to influence when you do not have authority and how to achieve what is desired.

What you'll learn

  • Why is negotiation important?
  • How do you develop negotiation skills?
  • How to influence when you don't have authority
  • How to ask for everything (and get what you want)

Course Content

  • Why is negotiation important?

    Understand the importance of negotiation and when to use it.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Congratulations, now you’ve realized that you’ve been negotiating your entire life. Negotiation is every decision making process with another party where each one of you have different needs and goals. A good negotiator masters the ability to find a mutually acceptable solution while capturing all the value that is available to be obtained.

    • Ronnie's wife wants to go on a romantic vacation in the Maldives. He comes to you for advice...

    • What's the difference between Formal Negotiation vs. Informal Negotiation

  • How do you develop negotiation skills?

    Learn the best strategies that will help you improve your negotiation skills.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • The power of doing your homework Your best strategy when going into a negotiation is to thoroughly research and do your homework well in advance. This leaves little space for you to be caught unprepared or surprised by the counterpart.

      The power of doing your homework Your best strategy when going into a negotiation is to thoroughly research and do your homework well in advance. This leaves little space for you to be caught unprepared or surprised by the counterpart.
    • Is the following statement true or false?

    • In a negotiation you should always listen first and speak after.

  • How to influence when you don't have authority

    Learn about why personal influence is an essential leadership skill to develop.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Nowadays you work with multiple teams, collaborate across boundaries, or rely on multiple partners and stakeholders. Because of this, personal influence has become an essential leadership skill. By influencing, you are able to personally affect others' actions, decisions, opinions, or thinking.

    • What tactics should you use in order to influence people?

    • Influence is a key trait of effective leadership.

  • How to ask for everything (and get what you want)

    Learn how to ask for favours in a professional setting

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Find the right person to talk to. Going straight to the top is not a move that could guarantee you success.

      Find the right person to talk to. Going straight to the top is not a move that could guarantee you success.
    • If my colleague has promised to help me, then he should start focusing on my issue as soon as possible.

    • Jill's company developed a new app and wants to sell it to an organisation.

Course Author

EdApp

EdApp is a leader in training for the mobile workforce. As a microlearning platform EdApp delivers tens of thousands of lessons a day globally. The use of gamification and social learning make EdApp a platform that boasts engagement across the board. The content library now lets you access world class content for you and your team. EdApp has set out to democratize learning and give everyone a classroom in their pocket.

Selected Review

"I have never experienced negotation training quite like this course of EdApp. It's intriguing, informative and interactive all wrapped up into one educational bundle of goodness! Get learning everyone."

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