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Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements - CONCUR Inc. Training

CONCUR, Inc.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:30 AM - Friday, February 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM (PST)

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Individual Feb 19, 2020 $635.00 $0.00
Student/Non-profit
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Feb 20, 2020 $535.00 $0.00

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CONCUR’s intensive two-day workshop is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are in a position to negotiate environmental agreements. In this course, we show you how the process of face-to-face negotiation can augment traditional policy making with creative agreements that are better informed and more stable. During the training, course members will learn the elements of mutual gains bargaining, apply them in a series of simulated disputes, and reflect on the application of these tools to everyday work situations. 

 

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Date: February 20-21, 2020

 

Location: Preservation Park, 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612

 

Topics include:

  • Key skills to practice when preparing for a negotiation
  • Hands-on negotiation simulations -- subjects may include water rights, offshore wind permitting, shark finning, sea level rise, and others
  • Negotiation styles and techniques -- tools for effective negotiation and strengthening decision-making
  • Negotiation case studies -- topics ranges from land use permitting and water resources management to ocean policy and joint fact-finding on complex issues
  • CONCUR's stepwise model for effective design of a multi-stakeholder negotiation, from stakeholder assessment and engagement to ratification and implementation
  • Engaging your current cases: advice on improving environmental decision-making


PAYMENTS

 

A coursebook, teaching materials, case studies, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches and afternoon refreshments are included in the course tuition (see above).  Payments are due January 31st. You are welcome to contact us for flexible payment arrangements. If requested we are happy to invoice you separately for meals before the course begins (meal cost invoices are scaled consistent with applicable State rates).

  

OTHER COURSE DETAILS

 

The course is located in beautiful Preservation Park, a preserved Victorian neighborhood transformed into an innovative workplace and event center. It is less than four blocks from the 12th St Oakland City Center BART station; parking is also available in the CIty Center Garage West across the street.

 

SAMPLE MENU

 

Breakfast
Frittata with Seasonal Veggies
Fruit Scones
Granola, Yogurt, Fruit
Coffee & Tea

Lunch
Roasted Veggie Sandwich with Hummus & Pesto on Acme Bread
Roasted Turkey with Garlic Aoili and Arugula on Acme Bread
Green Salad w/ Herb Vinaigrett
Pickled Veggies
Potato Chips

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

Methods of Payment: Credit cards, checks, and purchase orders.

 

Credit cards: To enroll by credit card, you must enroll here online.  Credit cards are accepted using PayPal. We are sorry but we cannot take credit cards over the phone.

 

To enroll by check or purchase order: Registration must be made online.  Please select your ticket type, click the "ORDER NOW" button and fill out the registration form At the bottom of the registration form, below where it says "PURCHASE TICKETS", click the "OTHER PAYMENT OPTIONS" button and select "PAY BY CHECK" or "SEND ME AN INVOICE". Contact Meredith Cowart (meredith@concurinc.net) and Scott McCreary (scott@concurinc.net) if you have trouble with this or any questions.



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Preservation Park
1233 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:30 AM - Friday, February 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM (PST)


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CONCUR, Inc.

CONCUR, Inc. helps government agencies, communities, business and citizen organizations engage in collaborative problem solving and craft robust solutions to complex environmental and public policy disputes. This assistance is vital as decision-makers at all levels strive to forge effective policies in an increasingly fractious and resource-constrained landscape.

 

Since 1989, CONCUR has worked both nationally and internationally as environmental policy analysts, facilitators, strategic planners and negotiation trainers to resolve local, regional, statewide, national, and transboundary disputes. Many of our signature cases involve water resources, ocean and coastal resources, land use, and infrastructure projects. Several projects address environmental justice issues or help resolve cross-cultural conflicts involving indigenous and developing country communities. Recent areas of focus are coastal and marine spatial planning, climate change adaptation, air quality, fisheries management, energy efficency, and integration of research investment and economic development.

 

Read more about us at: www.concurinc.com.

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