• Negotiating Skills – Soft Skills Online Training Workshop (November 2024)

  • 22/11/2024

  • 09:30

  • 13:00

  • 3.5

  • Online

  • We are excited to announce the return of our soft skills training series with Sonya Meekel this year.  The Negotiating Skills workshop takes place on Friday, 22nd November. Join us for this highly informative workshop and take your negotiating skills to the next level.

    This half day workshop will be delivered online via Zoom and is designed to help you enhance your negotiating knowledge and skills, and will equip you with the skills and knowledge to enter into a negotiation situation with enhanced confidence and understanding.

    What will the course cover?

    • What are the characteristics of an effective negotiator?
    • Negotiation Styles – what is your style?
    • Options to handle intimidation and aggression,
    • Managing situations,
    • Key phrases / probing questions / tactics that can help,
    • How would you deal with a deadlock,
    • The power of Communication,
    • The value of recognising body language (signs of strength & weakness).

    Who should attend?

    This workshop is suitable for APC trainees looking to gain experience in the Communication and Negotiating mandatory competency or professional members looking to upskill in this core area.

    About the trainer

    The workshop will be delivered by Sonya Meekel MBA, MSc, M.A, P.G Dip.Proj Man, P.G Dip Ed, BSc Eng C.Eng, M.I.E.I., who has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, is currently a lecturer in TU Dublin and a recurring trainer with the SCSI. Sonya has extensive knowledge and expertise in people management, soft skill development, and health and safety, and has embedded her research on soft skill training and development into her role as Work Placement Coordinator for the Construction Management Programme within TU Dublin.

    Further Training

    If you are eager to enhance your soft skills through additional training, you may be interested in attending our in-person Presentation Skills Workshop on October 11th. We invite you to view our upcoming offerings at events calendar  or contact Education@scsi.ie for more information about our training offering.

    CPD Hours

    Completion of this full workshop offers 3.5 CPD hours for SCSI members.

    *Kindly note due to the interactive format of the training, this Negotiating Skills workshop will be delivered live only, a recording will not be available.*


  • SCSI Education Team

  • Education Team

  • 01 6445500

  • education@scsi.ie

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