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Leading Edge: Strategies for Conflict Resolution and Negotiation in Higher Education

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Step into the future of academic leadership with Dr. Joshua N. Weiss, a pioneering expert in negotiation and conflict resolution. This dynamic 60-minute webinar will equip you with cutting-edge strategies essential for navigating the complexities of higher education. Drawing on insights from his groundbreaking book series, The Negotiator in You: At Work, Dr. Weiss will guide you through the innovative techniques needed to excel in today's evolving academic landscape.

  • Recognizing Hidden Negotiation Triggers: Master the art of identifying subtle cues that signal the start of a negotiation, enabling you to enter each conversation with strategic foresight.
  • Innovative Negotiation Techniques: Explore forward-thinking strategies to effectively negotiate with colleagues, administrators, and stakeholders, transforming potential conflicts into opportunities for collaboration and innovation.
  • Advanced Conflict Resolution Skills: Learn how to address and resolve conflicts with innovative approaches that promote a positive and productive academic environment.
  • Empowering Confidence: Conquer the anxiety associated with high-stakes negotiations, from salary discussions to role assignments, by harnessing your inner negotiator and adopting a proactive mindset.

About Our Presenter: 

Dr. Joshua N. Weiss is the co-founder, with William Ury, of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project. He is also the Director and creator of the MS  in Organizational Leadership and Negotiation program at Bay Path University. He received his Ph.D. from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University in 2002. Dr. Weiss has spoken and published on leadership, negotiation, mediation, and systemic approaches to dealing with conflict.  Currently, he conducts research, consults with many different types of organizations, and engages in negotiation and mediation at the corporate, government, and international levels.