Negotiating Skills

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 Days
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (RTO 0049)
  • Location:
    SA | QLD | VIC | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:

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Course Rundown

Being able to negotiate effectively is a valuable skill in any situation. A good negotiator can build better relationships, deliver long-term solutions and avoid conflict.  By exploring a variety of proven negotiation techniques and practical tools you’ll gain the skills needed to plan for, conduct and follow-up on business negotiations with this Negotiating Skills course.

The benefits of studying in a classroom setting include being able to share first-hand experiences, ideas and questions with peers and our expert facilitators. You’ll study alongside like-minded people and strengthen your network.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training facilitators are experienced practitioners with a robust mix of academic and practical expertise. We believe the education of the future managers of Australia to be a highly important task. Who is better placed to teach the art and science of management than those with current, daily real-world experience?


This Negotiating Skills course is essential if you’re a manager or professional who is required to take part in regular negotiations or if you’re simply looking to develop your communication and influencing skills.

In this Negotiating Skills course, the subjects you may study include:


  • What is negotiation?
  • Negotiation values
  • Respect and empathy
  • Ethics and honesty
  • Win/Win Negotiating
  • Negotiating behaviors and styles
  • Cultural diversity and communication
  • Negotiation phases
  • Preparing for a negotiation
  • Step 1- Recognising an issue
  • Step 2- Deciding to negotiate
  • Step 3- Analysing needs
  • Step 4- Identifying currencies
  • Step 5- Setting a GTO
  • Conducting a negotiation


  • Step 1- Opening negotiations
  • Step 2 – Exploring interests and options
  • Active Listening
  • Absolutes and blaming statements
  • Assertiveness and body language
  • Tactics
  • Breaking dreadlocks
  • Step 3- Closing the deal
  • Following up on a negotiation

AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (RTO code 0049) (AIMET) is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).

AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales: Sydney
Queensland: Brisbane
South Australia: Adelaide
Victoria: Melbourne
: Mackay, Moranbah

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this Negotiating Skills course from Australian Institute of Management Education and Training you'll be able to:

  • Clarify the purpose of the negotiation and the issues under consideration while identifying the primary needs and desired outcomes of all parties.
  • Determine your organization’s position and devise a negotiation approach to communicate to staff involved in the negotiation team.
  • Use negotiation techniques to persuade the other party of the strength of the argument in favor of your organization’s position.
  • Select techniques for dealing with conflict or deadlocks in accordance with the negotiation plan and the progress of the negotiation.

How Much Will It Cost?

We require full payment to be made upfront prior to attending the training. Payment options we offer include:

  • Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/Amex)
  • Direct Deposit (EFT)
  • Purchase Order - If you need to raise an internal purchase order please advise. Your space on the course is not secured until you have provided us with an official Purchase Order with all relevant details completed.
  • Zip Money - If you would like to spread the cost of your training out our finance partner Zip Money can offer you a line of credit with 6 months interest-free and flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment options.
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