|April 23-25||Olympia||$||Environmental Negotiation Workshop||8:30 to 5:00||Private||Closed|
|May 7-9||Spokane||$||Environmental Negotiation Workshop||8:30 to 5:00||Private||Closed|
|June 18 - 20, 2013||Sacramento California||$595.00||FAC-101. Facilitation Skills for Scientists & Resource Managers||8:30 to 5:00||Closed||Closed|
|October 29-31||Lacey WA||$||Environmental Negotiation Workshop||8:30 to 5:00||Private||Closed|
|November 12-14, 2013||Sacramento California||$595.00 See early bird discount*||NEG-101. Environmental Negotiation Workshop||8:30 to 5:00||Closed||Closed|
|December 3-5, 2013||Oakland California||$595.00 See early bird discount*||FAC-102. Facilitation Skills for Scientists & Resource Managers||8:30 to 5:00||Closed||Closed|
Refund Policy One month or more prior to class: tuition refunded minus a $50 administration fee. Less than on month before class: no refunds. See details page for exact cutoff dates.
Cancellation Policy We reserve the right to cancel classes that do not meet a registered minimum. A one month notice of cancellation is provided and a full refund provided.
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*Early Bird Registration Early bird discount of $50.00 available up to posted cut-off date (see details page for each workshop cut-off date).
ABOUT THE TRAINING WORKSHOPS
Facilitation Skills for Scientists and Resource Managers
Environmental Negotiation Workshops
Participants will be able to design and facilitate meetings more effectively with lower anxiety and better meeting outcomes. This course is intended to be a practical approach to improving group meetings. It is oriented specifically to the needs of those working with natural resources. Participants are presented with a wide array of tools and opportunities to practice new facilitation skills.
Regulatory agency personnel, scientists, non-profit conservation organization personnel, and any others dealing with land use planning, conservation, and natural resource management issues requiring that they organize and implement meetings with workmates, the public, and/or diverse stakeholders.
Participants will be able to design and facilitate meetings more effectively with lower anxiety and better meeting outcomes. Participants will be provided an overview of the competencies required for effective meetings. These competencies include:
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Participants will develop a greater understanding of negotiation principles and practices leading to greater confidence and more successful negotiation outcomes. This workshop presents basic negotiation concepts (e.g., Fisher and Ury's "Getting to Yes" series) and specific environmental issue applications. Participants will learn simple processes to prepare for negotiations and reinforce skills through practice negotiations of increasing complexity. This course emphasizes using principled (ethical) negotiation approaches to build trust and relationships. The participants are taught to recognize commonly encountered tactics and shown productive responses. Instructors will provide examples of successful negotiations
This workshop will provide useful tools to the following groups:
Participants will be able effectively participate in environmental negotiations. Participants will be exposed to a variety of tools for approaching complex negotiations. With new tools in hand, attendees face future negotiations with many new options for problem solving. Participants will gain the following competencies:
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