Short course Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings 2020

This thematic short course is a full time executive training which focuses on the design of adapted negotiation strategies, as well as the development of participant’s self-awareness.

Information

Period

25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

11 May 2020

Fees:

Total fees: CHF 1’500.-

Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-

There are no available scholarship for this programme.

Objectives

  • Identify the frame and principles on which Humanitarian Negotiation is based
  • Present the objectives and specificities of Humanitarian Negotiation
  • Identify and manage the most appropriate interaction and communication modes with various stakeholders while in a negotiation process
  • Identify one’s personal style as negotiator

Audience

Professional in humanitarian social and development organisations who wants to improve his competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on his experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer his acquired competencies in that sector

Programme

  • Negotiation for Access / Activities / Security
  • Principled Negotiation
  • Negotiation Strategy: Analysis, Strategy Design and Face to Face
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Active Listening

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Claire BARTHELEMY and André PICOT, CERAH
You are a humanitarian practitioner who has to negotiate with several stakeholders on a range of issues including access and coordination, this course could interest you.

One of very few courses focused on negotiation, it allows humanitarian programme managers to develop skills to enable them to successfully negotiate with a multitude of actors. Through lectures and case studies, participants learn to design a negotiation strategy that is adapted to a specific context and takes into account short, mid-and long-term outcomes.

External speakers include academics and practitioners, and come from a range of institutions and organisations including the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, International Committee of the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières.

Admission criteria

  • Capacity of critical, reflective and strategic thinking and analysis.
  • Be fluent or have a very good level in English. A proof such a TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS Certificate or other certificate is required.

Number of participants

The number of participants is adapted to the chosen pedagogy.

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