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The Path Forward

Increase Your Influence.

Enrolling Now, Classes Begin October 25, 2021


Upcoming prospective student events:
• online info session | APRIL 29 | 12 P.M.

Bay Path University's MS in Leadership & Negotiation is the first master’s degree in the United States that combines these two critical areas in the people management arena. Often known as the ‘soft skills’ due to their relationship based focus, the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to leadership and negotiation are continually ranked by employers as some of the most valuable an employee can possess.

Graduates of this program will have developed an innovative and strategic mindset. In addition, they will have mastered these core skills:  
Problem-Solving • Interpersonal Communication • Assertiveness • Empathy • Emotional Intelligence • Persuasion & Influence • Managing Power Asymmetry •  Having Difficult Conversations • Dealing with Difficult People • Mutually Satisfying Outcomes 

Simply put, by the end of the program, you will have developed the confidence to handle any and all challenges that come your way.


UPON COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM, THE 2020 GRADUATES, OF WHICH THERE WERE 13, ACHIEVED THE FOLLOWING RESULTS: 83% WERE PROMOTED83% RECEIVED A RAISE70% RECEIVED AWARDS OR RECOGNITION, AND 55% SUCCESSFULLY TRANSFERRED TO A NEW LINE OF WORK.

Podcast: Real-World Negotiations and the Power of Story
In this talk with "The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School," Dr. Weiss shared some of the cases from his new book, The Book of Real-World Negotiations: Successful Strategies from Business, Government and Daily Life, and their practical lessons. He specifically discussed how stories can be used to persuade others, help shift a negotiation from competition to cooperation, and serve as a tool during difficult moments in the negotiation process. Listen here.


Keys to Effective Leadership and Conflict Management 
In this episode, Dr. Josh Weiss, negotiation and conflict resolution expert, author, and co-founder of Harvard’s renowned negotiation program shares strategies that any higher ed professional can apply to make conflict work for you and boost your leadership effectiveness in the process. Listen here.


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