Fundamentals of Negotiations


Program Overview

Develop and improve your negotiation skills that enable you to negotiate better deals and achieve desired results in the Fundamentals to Negotiations Program. Learn how to stick up for your own interests, and negotiate win-win agreements. 

This program covers key concepts of negotiation, and how to prepare effectively across all of types of negotiation situations. You will learn the distinction between distributive negotiation and integrative negotiation, and the difference between the two approaches. This program will help you prepare for negotiations by establishing your objectives, priorities, and limits. You will be able to design an effective strategy that identifies key issues and goals for the negotiation situation.

  • Key Learning Objectives
    • Explore and improve self-awareness on your preferred negotiating styles
    • Perform effectively in both one-on-one and team-based negotiations
    • Apply the fundamentals of distributive and integrative negotiation
    • Prepare for upcoming, real-life negotiations via role-playing exercises
  • Who Should Attend
    Anyone who would like to improve their negotiation effectiveness. It is particularly likely to be useful for novice negotiators, or more experienced negotiators who would like a refresher on the fundamentals of negotiation.
  • What Is Included
    • All learning materials provided digitally through Canvas
    • Certificate of Completion
    • Credential to add to your CV and LinkedIn Profile 
    • Negotiation Style Assessment
    • 16 PMI Professional Development Units (PDU's)

Funding Available

Check out the funding opportunities available through the Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy.

Upcoming Session TBD

Fees: $1,995 plus Taxes

Registration Deadline: To Be Announced

Location: TBD

Program Schedule

9:30 am - 5:30 pm CST

More Information

Virtual Delivery occurs through Zoom with all learning materials provided digitally on Canvas. In order to use Zoom, participants must have access to a computer with speakers, a microphone, and a webcam. Virtually delivered training includes instructor facilitation, small group exercises, large group discussions, whiteboarding, interactive learning, networking and ample breaks and opportunities for questions and discussions.

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Rebecca Schweighardt
Learning and Development Specialist
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"This program helped me become a better negotiator at my current position as an Advertising consultant."
"I got out of my comfort zone. Especially during the role plays. This is the best way to learn and grow in this field. "

Linda Bartschat

Golden West Radio

Instructor Profile


Dr. David Hannah

Dr. David Hannah is an Associate Professor of Management at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, where he has received multiple teaching awards. He has taught in executive and masters programs at Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia, Texas A&M University, and the University of Texas at Austin. He has consulted with numerous local and international corporations, including Samsung, B.C. Hydro, MDA Inc., PMC-Sierra, and the Beijing Media Group, and across multiple industries including high-tech, government, forestry, medicine, aviation, and education.

His research, which has been published in many of the top management journals including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discoveries, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, and MIT Sloan Management Review, focuses on how we can navigate the dilemmas that frequently arise in our working lives.

Partnership Program


Together with our partners, we continue to add value and enhance our educational experiences to our community through professional development and training in a supportive and welcoming environment.


This Edwards Executive Education program is proudly presented in partnership with UBC Sauder School of Business.

Offer This Program In-House

Interested in bringing this program to your organization or team within your organization? Fill out our Online Needs Assessment form and show your interest in bringing this program in-house or customized based on your needs.


University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least ten (10) business days in advance of the program commencement date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than ten (10) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to a $200 administration fee. Cancellations received less than three (3) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to full program tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full program tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One program transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received more than ten (10) business days prior to the program start date. Program transfers within ten (10) business days of the program start date will be subject to a $200 administration fee.

Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on program availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase.

Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $200 administration fee.

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