MLD-223M B: Negotiating Across Differences

Semester: Spr Mod4

Credit: 0.5

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Kessely Hong

Schedule

Day Time Location
First Day 3/23
Meet Day T/Th 11:40 AM - 1:00 PM L230
Review W 4:10 PM - 6:30 PM STARR

Description

This module is an advanced course, designed to follow either MLD-220M or MLD-222M. We will explore challenges inherent in negotiations involving multiple levels: both internal negotiations (negotiating within one’s own group) and external negotiations (negotiating with another party). Through discussion of case studies as well as weekly participation in negotiation simulations, students will be challenged to navigate differences in expectations, attitudes toward risk, culture, power, status, and partisan perceptions. We will work to understand diverse perspectives, to reassess and adapt strategies, to give other parties incentives to cooperate, to negotiate effectively as a team, to set up helpful communication processes, and to build trust across boundaries.

 

Students must be available Wednesday from 4:10 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (or later as noted on syllabus) to participate in group exercises. The pre-requisite for MLD-223M is prior completion of either MLD-222M (Negotiation Analysis) or MLD-220M (Fundamentals of Negotiation Analysis). MLD-223M may not be taken for credit with MLD-221 (Negotiation Analysis) or HLS-2195-1-WS or HLS-2195-1-S (the HLS Negotiation Workshops). NOTE: The two module sequence of MLD-222M and MLD-223M has a great deal of conceptual overlap with MLD-224 (Behavioral Science of Negotiations).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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