This course has now taken place.

Persuading and negotiating are highly valuable skills to have for many public sector professionals; whether you are securing senior management buy-in or engaging with key stakeholders, these two vital skills can help you achieve your professional goals.

Attend this training course to gain the following negotiating techniques: positions, interests, needs, listening, reflecting, reframing, anchoring, and using silence.

Through a lively combination of presentations, case-studies and role plays, learn how to negotiate in different contexts, develop successful partnerships and leave with new confidence in advancing a convincing case.

About the Chair: Stuart Riddington
Stuart is a business development and strategy expert, who is passionate about developing leaders and helping organisations move forward. He works with the private sector, third sector and public sector in a wide range of training and consultancy projects to develop income generation; leadership development and strategic positioning.

He has worked with NHS Trusts, government departments, local authorities, international, national and local charities, SME’s and Fortune 500 companies. Stuart has worked extensively with organisations internationally including the USA, Hong Kong, Tanzania, China, Mexico, El Salvador and Thailand. His creative approach to developing strategy and leaders means he is sought after consultant.

Stuart is passionate about innovative and practical steps to help organisations and leaders reach their full potential.