An intensive, well-co-ordinated course delivered by highly competent and knowledgeable faculty
Ministry of Justice
Excellent use of classroom and roleplay – challenging but worth every penny
Excellent, informative, and well considered course, very well taught
IH Counsel Barclays
Advanced Negotiation Skills
CEDR has a number of Faculty that it works within delivering Negotiation Training.
(Module 1 takes place on 12-14th September 2018 and Module 2 18-19th October 2018.)
Felicity Steadman (Modules 1 and 2)
Felicity is a full-time negotiator, mediator, facilitator and trainer in dispute resolution skills. She developed her negotiation experience over 25 years in extensive labour relations negotiation in South Africa as it transitioned to its new political democracy post-apartheid. Felicity has trained hundreds of professionals in dispute resolution skills in dozens of jurisdictions around the world.
Chula Rupasinha (Module 1)
As a senior police officer, Chula was the UK’s longest serving hostage negotiator, successfully resolving sieges and kidnaps of Britons held overseas. He led significant change management projects and was twice seconded to Government specialising in negotiations with the Ministry of Defence ultimately leading the team to integrate the military’s support for the London Olympic Games. Chula is a full-time mediator and qualified trainer with extensive international experience.
James South (Module 2)
James is CEDR’s Director of Training and has over 20 years’ experience as a mediator, negotiator and dispute resolution professional. A barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, James worked for the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, where he mediated over 500 cases before relocating to the UK. As CEDR’s Director of Training, James has trained thousands of delegates in dispute resolution skills around the world.
Andy Grossman (Module 2)
Andy is a highly accomplished and seasoned facilitator, conflict specialist and trainer. He is experienced in handling multi-party/multi-person conflict within both the public and corporate sector. One of CEDR’s senior negotiation trainers, Andy has trained over 2,000 mediators globally and worked with international development agencies and development banks.
Philip Williams (Module 2)
Philip joins CEDR as one of the UK’s leading Hostage and Crisis Negotiators. His experience spans decades, with deployments in some of the tensest, most hostile, high-stake environments across all four continents. He has gained unparalleled skills within the high-pressure world of crisis leadership, critical decision-making and life-at-risk negotiation. He provides a unique style of coaching, mentoring and training to deliver programmes aimed at achieving the extraordinary.
Susanne Schuler (Coach)
Susanne is CEDR’s Assistant Director of Training and a highly experienced business and intercultural facilitator, negotiator, conflict mediator and coach with more than 15 years of experience. Her legal knowledge, business experience and work in diversity combine effectively in her negotiation, mediation and consultancy role. Fluent in five languages, she has masterminded change and conflict projects for several international organisations.
For more information or to book a place, contact CEDR Skills on:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7536 6000