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Negotiating as a Team Workshop - 23-25 October 2018

Tips and tools for negotiating as a team, applying negotiation skills strategically and managing conflict. 

Right People for Country program is running a new workshop  focused on tips and tools for negotiating as a team, applying negotiation skills strategically and managing conflict. The workshop is fully funded and is tailored to support Victorian Traditional Owners negotiate agreements between or within groups as well as formal recognition outcomes with the State and day to day Traditional Owner business. 

The workshop follows on from the Negotiation Skills Workshop that Right People for Country program has been running since 2012 - participants need to have completed the Negotiation Skills Workshop to be eligible to participate in this Negotiating as a Team Workshop. 

Nominations close Friday 14 September 2018.

Negotiating as a Team Workshop application form Negotiating as a Team Workshop application formPDF (688.49 KB)

Traditional Owner Negotiation Skills Workshop

This training provides essential skills in negotiation, influencing and agreement making. The training is useful for Traditional Owner groups who are already involved in negotiations or getting ready to negotiate with neighbouring groups about boundaries, or with the State for a Traditional Owner recognition and settlement agreement.

More than 130 Traditional Owners from across Victoria having completed the workshop to date.

Training runs over three days. The next workshop will take place in 2019.

Traditional Owner Facilitation Skills Workshop

This training provides essential micro-skills for effective facilitation of groups and meetings, and develops self-awareness to support good facilitation when things get ‘hot’. The training focuses on practical facilitation of group processes, skills to make meetings work well, harnessing the wisdom of groups and maximising participation.

Training runs over three days. The next workshop will take place in 2018.

Tools and tips for agreement making

Right People for Country’s training and capacity building program values the broad and diverse wisdom of all Traditional Owner participants and seeks to build on this with tools that others have found effective in their agreement making and engagement processes.

Resources

7 Elements of Negotiation Worksheet 7 Elements of Negotiation WorksheetPDF (73.34 KB)

Threshold guidelines for Traditional Owners