• Defining negotiation

  • Defining negotiation

  • Defining negotiation

  • Defining negotiation

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  • The Fallacy of Data

    In our contemporary world of hyper-uncertainty, where we are being constantly surprised (and often upset) by unexpected outcomes, data would appear to be our friend. The more information we collect and interpret, the better we can analyse the past and the more certain we can be of the future. Data reduces uncertainty. Not.

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  • Play Nice!

    Two questions: When negotiating, do you want the other side to act reasonably? And, Is it a good strategy to be reasonable when negotiating? Most people will say yes to the first question. It would be crazy not to. The second however creates a bit more of a dilemma. We are sometimes tempted to go high or low, pad and exaggerate what we really anticipate being able to achieve. Because that is what we should do right?...

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What's on?

    • Scotwork South Africa (The leading Negotiating Skills training company in Africa).  In recent years we have conducted programmes for large global corporations in Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Ghana.
    • Local Advanced Negotiating Skills open programmes offered in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Windhoek.
    • 2013 was a big year for Scotwork South Africa, the company celebrated its 20th anniversary.
    • Close to 12,000 people now trained.
    • Government departments starting to appreciate the benefits of negotiating skills training.
  • "Fun and safe method of training to highlight areas for improvement, for me has been really useful"Jim Davies - Category Procurement Manager, Cadbury Read full testimonial
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  • "One of the lessons learnt helped me when faced with a AK 47 Serbian Militia man at a roadblock during the Bosnian Conflict"Michael Kelly, DebenhamsRead full testimonial
  • "The structure and content of the different steps that make up the process - also pushing yourself in areas that you had no experience before was very rewarding"Colm Ahern - Technical Services Manager, LVMHRead full testimonial
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