Business Negotiations & Decision Making (SMBA6105)

UNIT OF STUDY

Not every decision in business seems rational to an outside observer; and sometimes, a seemingly irrational decision makes sense when you consider it from a different perspective. This unit of study will equip you with the skills to make sense of business decisions, by understanding the decision-making process with a focus on negotiations. The unit of study is delivered using specific examples from international strategy, such as mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. You will develop skills through experience, and learn useful analytic frameworks to further your understanding of negotiation and decision-making.

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Classes

Intensive - 6 sessions over semester

Assessment

Class Participation (15%); Simulation - Negotiation Performance (20%); Group Project (30%); Take Home Final Exam (35%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

IBUS6018

Corequisites

SMBA6001

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