Negotiation Skills for Supervisors

The main objective of this session is to help you develop and improve your negotiation skills. By the time the session is over, you should be able to identify the purpose of negotiation, recognize the importance of having good negotiation skills, and negotiate effectively with a variety of people in the workplace to achieve goals and reach mutually beneficial agreements.

Why “Negotiation Skills For Supervisors” Matters

  • Studies show that having good negotiation skills plays an important role in your success as a supervisor and your potential for advancement.
  • Being a good negotiator allows you to build, maintain, and improve important workplace relationships. And that’s a very important part of being a successful supervisor.
  • Being a good negotiator also makes you more efficient. Instead of spending hours arguing with people and trying to force them to do what you want, you can reach agreements, find solutions to tough problems, and keep work moving ahead more easily and with less effort if you negotiate effectively.
  • Being a good negotiator helps you achieve important goals and get what you need and want for yourself, your department, and the organization.

Key Points

  • Negotiation is a way to settle differences to build, maintain, and improve relationships.
  • Good negotiation skills are essential for supervisors.
  • The ultimate goal of any negotiation is to reach a mutually beneficial agreement.

Duration: 29 minutes

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