In the business environment, one of the most prized skills is the art of negotiation. Whether it’s agreeing prices with suppliers, setting deadlines with clients, or getting a raise from a manager, strong negotiation skills are a must, and are often the deciding factor between success and failure. In this course, you’ll learn how to sharpen your negotiating skills through effective preparation and by focusing on the important issues at hand. You’ll explore the tools that will help you communicate for success. You'll also learn common best practices for countering ineffective negotiation techniques, and for overcoming negotiation challenges.