Influencing skills: How to handle challenging conversations to achieve your goals (4th November)
This GRADskills workshop is particularly for research postgraduate students in all disciplines and any year of study. Five places will be held for taught postgraduate students. Do you find it difficult to make your views known to your supervisor? Do you have trouble saying “no” when others ask you to fit another task into an already over-crowded schedule? Try developing your assertiveness and communication skills to help with these and other situations. This workshop will enable you to negotiate easily and successfully. The situation might vary but the key skills involved in negotiating stay constant. The course will teach you how to get the best out of every situation and keep good will from everyone involved. The workshop aims to help you negotiate successfully verbally and in text, identify and present the logic of negotiation to others, anticipate, navigate and win through difficult conversations, have conflict-free negotiations, use strategies to achieve your short and long term objectives and attain self-assertiveness.
Request a place: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/pdms/index.php?mode=single&query=10915
What previous participants have said about (the in-person version of) this course:
- “It has given me a good understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of negotiation, and the template will be highly useful in practice.”
- “All the material and examples were very useful.”
- “If you want to persuade people to do what you want… take this seminar.”
This workshop is held via Microsoft Teams