February 21 – February 26, 2016
Indigenous Negotiation Skills Training
Many Indigenous communities and organizations are in negotiations, or are preparing to negotiate, on important issues such as land claims, self-governance, fiscal arrangements, natural resources, co-management agreements, and business partnerships. You will learn and practice each step in the negotiation process by using proven interest-based negotiation techniques.
What does the program offer?
- Interest clarification and the goals of negotiation
- Community participation and support in the negotiation process
- Good and bad results of the negotiation outcome
- How to choose your negotiation team and how to prepare thoroughly for your negotiations
- Build your negotiating skills by participating in simulations, role-play, and improvisation
- Get expert advice on how to be a powerful negotiator
- Examine the duty to consult, the Crown as negotiator, and multi-party negotiations
Who should register?
- Indigenous leaders and managers mandated to negotiate on behalf of their communities and organizations
- Government negotiators and policy advisors who want to understand the Aboriginal negotiations environment and context
- Private sector parties in negotiation with First Nations and the Crown
- Lawyers, consultants, and advisors to First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and government
- Indigenous leaders and managers involved in negotiations with funding agencies
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