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Essential Tips for Effective Negotiation Skills

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About This Course

Negotiating is a fundamental skill that you use virtually every day. It plays a critical role both in the success of your career and your life outside of work. Every day you negotiate with your co-workers, with businesses, friends and family. For many, negotiating can seem confrontational, intimidating and frankly a daunting task. However, with this course, you learn the most important tips to adopt to become an effective negotiator. When you become a better negotiator and see that nearly everything in life is negotiable, it opens your possibilities for a more fulfilling life.

Earn 2 PDUs in the Technical category of the PMI Talent Triangle™.

This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Identifying the top 10 primary negotiation tips
  • Identifying over 20 important supporting negotiation tips
  • Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding negotiating
  • Negotiation exercises
  • Course quiz


  • 3 handy one-sheet takeaways that conveniently summarize the negotiation tips
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience:

Literally anyone and everyone who has an interest in improving their negotiation skills. Whether you are in a work or non-work environment, whether you are in a leadership position or a team member of an organization, whether at home or in public, good negotiation skills play an important role in your success.

Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, & PMI-BA.

Author: Neal Whitten

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this course registered with PMI? Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes and yes!  Your PDUs are important, and we’ve registered this course with PMI.  Velociteach is a Registered Education Provider (REP#1768).  This course is listed with PMI, provides Category A PDUs and is aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM. Once you have finished the course, our system will generate a Certificate of Completion for your records.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    You will have access to this course for 6 months from the time you activate the key in your account.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. However, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the key. In other words, you are in the drivers seat.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 2 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2 hours to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • Can I access this course from a mobile device?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • What is the Talent Triangle, and how does it impact my PDUs?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management categories. This course provides PDUs towards the Technical category.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete each course.

    PMI has step-by-step instructions on how to report your PDUs.

  • PDUs: 2

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Essential Tips for Effective Negotiation Skills

Negotiating is a fundamental skill that you use virtually every day. When you become a better negotiator and see that nearly everything in life is negotiable, it opens your possibilities for a more fulfilling life.

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 0
  • Technical PDUs: 2
  • Strategic PDUs: 0

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