Everything one does in life can be viewed as a negotiation. Negotiation is a dialogue between two or more people or parties intended to reach a beneficial outcome over one or more issues where a conflict exists with respect to at least one of these issues. This Negotiation training course provides a comprehensive introduction to negotiation. Students will learn how to use analytical tools and different social techniques for successfully representing one’s interests in every negotiation. This course acts as a strategic playbook for becoming a skilled negotiator and using the art of persuasion in the workplace. Identifying key issues and goals, and dealing with obstacles in a persuasive manner are examined. Students will learn how to best achieve a balance of what is best for all individuals and parties involved. Negotiation becomes an essential skill in conflict resolution and is extremely important for workplace managers, leaders and employees. This course will also assist human resource managers and leaders in implementing strategies in the workplace to diffuse conflict and increase overall workplace employee connectivity.
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
Inspiring purpose and enabling success, Sharon Seidler is an experienced dispute resolution practitioner, creative serial entrepreneur, thoughtful human resources professional, engaging course developer, instructor, and motivating professional coach. She has experience in multiple industries, having worked in community, public, private, union and non-unionized organizations over the past 32 years. During this time, she has gained proficiencies in international and virtual workforce development, cultural revitalization, collaborative trusts, innovative change, employee engagement, labour relations, organizational effectiveness, learning development and instruction.
Sharon holds certificates in Human Resource Management from the University of Alberta, Professional and Adult Learning Instruction from the Northern Institute of Technology and Conflict Resolution and LEAN Six-Sigma Yellow-Belt from Kansas State University. She is also a licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent (producer) in Alberta and Arizona. She is currently an active member of the Kansas State Supreme Court Advisory Council, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Society for Human Resources Management. She holds a leadership role on the Education, Research and Training Committee with the Association for Conflict Resolution.
As an experiential learning instructor, Sharon unites her work and personal experience with research, theory and application to generate an experiential learning setting geared toward student and apprentice growth. In her personal life, Sharon is a wife, friend, step-mom and grandma, sister and daughter. She enjoys active social time with her friends, family and colleagues.
*Subject to change without notice
This course provides additional and supplemental training for those already in careers in a leadership or management role, and for those working in human resources.
May 17, 2021 – August 16, 2021
None required. Some popular readings will be suggested, and some will be provided and addressed to students online.
The registration fee for this course is $820.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.