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Negotiation skills

Become a better negotiator

  • Learn how to manage a win-win outcome during a negotiation
  • Achieve your goal while maintaining a healthy and professional relationship
  • Align contradictory interests, stakeholders and different viewpoints

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2 days (6 weeks)
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Will start in May

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This course offers a stepping stone for managers and those involved in regular, professional negotiations. To refresh your knowledge and skills, to practice with the challenges you face, and to reflect on your way of playing the negotiation game. You get the opportunity to achieve a better outcome of your negotiation and become a more skilled and effective negotiator.

The following subjects are covered:

  • Learning to prepare for a good negotiation
  • The 4 Harvard Principles of negotiation
  • Get to know the key ingredients of a win-win negotiation
  • Gaining insight into and applying different negotiation styles 
  • How to deal with manipulation, power and with de-escalating conflict 

During this course we accelerate the learning process through interactive homework assignments, presentations, group exercises, coaching, plenary discussions, personal case studies and action planning. By engaging your manager as well you furthermore drive sustainable results.


  • You are able to establish an effective negotiation atmosphere
  • You understand the basic communication skills to promote win-win negotiations 
  • You understand the key factors promoting successful negotiations   
  • You can explain your interest and viewpoints to others in an effective manner 
  • You understand your conflict dealing style and how it affects negotiating 
  • You are able to use communication skills to de-escalate conflicts 
  • You are an effective negotiator who manages a win-win outcome

Achieving results while keeping the relation intact

Target audience

You work mostly at management level or you are a senior professional involved in regular negotiations. You deal with various, many times complex conflicts of interest, and want to improve your negotiating effectiveness. You have to face negotiation challenges like keeping a good relationship and getting the results needed. You want to develop yourself in playing the negotiation game. 

Choose in-person or online

When you register, you can choose for an in-person course at one of our venues. Or, register for an online course in the 'virtual classroom'. Which do you prefer? With the 'virtual class' we guarantee the same quality and results. You can read it on www.suas.nl/opleidingen-en-trainingen/virtual-classroom-en.


The total price contains the following components:

Training course 

The price of this course is € 1.295,00 (excl. 21% VAT). 

Do you pay the invoice yourself? Then you automatically get a beneficial advantage. Instead of a 21% VAT charge, you only receive a 10% fee. Your course price will then be € 1.424,50.

Course material

The price for the course materials is € 83,83 (excl. VAT). You will receive:

  • Personal licence for learning environment MijnSN
  • Succeskit SUAS ENG
  • Subscription New Heroes
  • Getting to Yes (book)

Facility costs

The price for the use of the accommodation, coffee/tea and an extensive lunch buffet is € 160,00 (excl. VAT). You obviously do not pay any facility costs if you choose the online course in the 'virtual class'.


Start and end measurement

This course improves your skills. We can guarantee that. How? Before you start your course, you take a scan. This determines your starting level and helps set the right goals. You receive a personal report. That way, you know exactly where you stand, what you want to accomplish, and how to get there. Your trainer helps you to focus and develop, in order to reach your full potential. After your training is done, you take another scan. This end measurement shows how much you’ve grown, and where you can still develop your skills further.

Course days

The total duration of the training course is 6 weeks. The training course consists of an online kick-off and 2 blocks of 1 day. Your time investment is approximately two hours of self study a week: theoretical and practical through the MijnSN learning community.

Block 1 and 2

  • 1 day from 9.30 AM till 5.00 PM

You train virtual? Then we modify the course days: a training that original takes one day, will be virtual in two days of 3,5 hours. In this way we ensure that you do not spend full days behind your screen and you stay fresh enough to absorb the information. View the schedule for your course days and times.


The maximum group size for the training course is 12 participants.


Real learning starts with the practical application of what you have learned. You will commence several practical assignments within your own organization, selecting a mentor to supervise and stimulate your learning process - before the first meeting. The mentor could be your manager or a (senior) colleague. For more information on the mentor's role please visit www.suas.nl/mentor. After three weeks you will take your experiences in this regard to the next meeting.


On completion of the training course and subject to attendance and active participation, SUAS will award a certificate. Our certificates are highly regarded in the business community.


Are several colleagues facing the same challenge? Then in-company is the ideal option. This course or training can be organized within your organization. Our specialized sister company Relevance will develop this customized training program in cooperation with you. Relevance will then adapt the assignments and examples to the practical situation in your organization.

Benefits of Incompany

  • Efficient - You bring the knowledge and competences of entire teams to a higher level in one go.
  • High efficiency - The specific learning objectives and wishes of your colleagues are central.
  • Assurance - We use current practical situations for optimal assurance of learning goals.
  • Always - You decide when we organize the course or training.
  • Everywhere - We organize the course or training wherever you want. Inside or outside your organization.

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Negotiation skills

Become a better negotiator

  • Learn how to manage a win-win outcome during a negotiation
  • Achieve your goal while maintaining a healthy and professional relationship
  • Align contradictory interests, stakeholders and different viewpoints

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