Professor Geri Richmond (University of Oregon and COACh) taught a CSQC-sponsored workshop to students and postdocs in March 2021.
Negotiations occur every day in the scientific laboratory and often involve issues that are key to research success and career advancement. This workshop teaches the fundamentals of negotiation relevant to a variety of one-on-one conversations and group settings. Topics include the importance of negotiation to advance research and career objectives, identification of negotiables for research and career advancement, elements of a successful negotiation, the importance of developing alternatives to an agreement, techniques for handling difficult people and conversations, and the importance of listening and appreciating different viewpoints.
Interested in learning more about this workshop? See the COACh website: https://coach.uoregon.edu/modules-list