Influencing and Negotiation Skills

Negotiating is a skill in its own right. Without the right skills, people tend to avoid negotiation, settle for too little or give in too soon.

Influencing and Negotiation Skills

Available onsite


The aim of this workshop is to enable delegates to negotiate assertively both internally and externally and to reach agreements which are not only more profitable, but also smoother and longer lasting.

The course aims to give delegates an increased understanding of how to negotiate through the use of assertive communication skills. This programme is fun, interactive and informative.


  • For each delegate to be aware of how to negotiate effectively  to get positive results.
  • For each delegate to explore negotiating models and approaches.
  • For each delegate to be able to identify and practice key negotiating skills.
  • For each delegate to understand why people behave in particular ways in negotiating situations.
  • For each delegate to be able to develop their own powerful and personal negotiating style.
  • For each delegate to be able to negotiate with confidence to a win/win conclusion.
  • For each delegate to practice their negotiation skills.

Defining Negotiation

  • In what situations are you called upon to negotiate with others?
  • Identifying strengths and stretch areas of each delegate/assessing your ability.

Understanding the Stages of Negotiation

  • Negotiation models – the win-win approach and the RADPAC method (Rapport, Analysis, Debate, Propose, Agreement, Close)

Planning Your Strategy

  • Identifying objectives
  • Assessing the opposition/DiSC
  • Choosing a strategy
  • Finding and working with concessions
  • Using an agenda

Thomas Kilmann Conflict Model

  • Exploring the five different modes for responding to conflict
  • Understanding how this applies to negotiation

Conducting a Negotiation

  • Creating the right atmosphere
  • Making a proposal
  • Responding to a proposal
  • Understanding body language
  • Using the empathy model

Closing a Negotiation

  • Handling a breakdown of negotiations
  • Implementing a decision

Case Studies

  • Practical activity
  • Action Plan, Summary and Close

Enquire today.

Enquire about this course today, please note that this course will need to be designed and tailored specifically for your business, please give us as much information as you can in the below form as this will give us a much better understanding of how we can tailor the course to help you.

Interested in finding out more?

Call 0330 133 8190 or email