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Indigenous Negotiation Skills Training

Event Information
Start Date/Time21st Feb Sun AM 9:00 (GMT -7)
End Date/Time26th Feb Fri PM 5:00 (GMT -7)
LocationBanff, AB
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February 21February 26, 2016

Indigenous Negotiation Skills Training

Program Information


Many Indigenous communities and organizations are in negotiations, or are preparing to negotiate, on important issues such as land claims, self-governance, fiscal arrangements, natural resources, co-management agreements, and business partnerships. You will learn and practice each step in the negotiation process by using proven interest-based negotiation techniques.

What does the program offer?

  • Interest clarification and the goals of negotiation
  • Community participation and support in the negotiation process
  • Good and bad results of the negotiation outcome
  • How to choose your negotiation team and how to prepare thoroughly for your negotiations
  • Build your negotiating skills by participating in simulations, role-play, and improvisation
  • Get expert advice on how to be a powerful negotiator
  • Examine the duty to consult, the Crown as negotiator, and multi-party negotiations

Who should register?

  • Indigenous leaders and managers mandated to negotiate on behalf of their communities and organizations
  • Government negotiators and policy advisors who want to understand the Aboriginal negotiations environment and context
  • Private sector parties in negotiation with First Nations and the Crown
  • Lawyers, consultants, and advisors to First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and government
  • Indigenous leaders and managers involved in negotiations with funding agencies

Contact us

For more information please contact:

Phone:  (888) 255-6327
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