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Mastering Negotiations Workshop
Saturday, September 21st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Rob Aikins, Co-founder, Drinkcode
Sidharth Kakkar, Co-founder, Front Row Education
There are only 7 hours between a life as a negotiating n00b to a master in the art of negotiation. In this full-day workshop you will learn how to identify opportunities for negotiating, prepare for the situation, and achieve your desired results. This class is directly created from negotiation curriculum in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.
Students will receive instruction, engage in mock negotiations, and receive direct feedback. You will leave this workshop with the ability to walk away from this class knowing the way to get more money, stock, or a better price. Talk about ROI!
Instructional topics include:
After this workshop, students will be able to confidently:
Who should take this workshop?
This workshop is for anyone who anticipates ever negotiating a salary, a business deal, with a team at work, purchasing a home or car, financing a venture or a loan, pricing a product, or going to a yard sale.
Due to the high level of instructor-student interaction, there are a limited number of spots available.
Note: There will be a 45 minute lunch break.
Rob Aikins learned his negotiation skills in the MBA program at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He currently works as COO and co-founder of Drinkcode, a social gifting startup. Rob previously worked as an economic consultant for Bates White, where he negotiated insurance settlements worth $9 million in insurance policies. In addition to his MBA, Rob also has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
Sidharth Kakkar learned his negotation skills while getting his MBA from The Kellgg School of Management at Northwestern. He's founder and CEO of his own startup, Front Row Education, a tablet-based math education company. Sidharth previously worked for Goldman Sachs and for Bain & Company. Before getting his MBA, Sidharth got his Bachelors in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon.
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