UH Hilo offers free workshop on negotiation techniques

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Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

In honor of International Conflict Resolution Day, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Political Science Department invites the public to a free workshop, “The Art of Negotiation: Getting a ‘Win-Win’ Through Collaborative Problem-Solving,” scheduled for Friday, October 18, 5 to 7 p.m., in Campus Center Room 301. A reception begins at 4:30 p.m.

Prior to the interactive workshop, there will be an introduction by Peace Corps alumni and Rotary on “Symbols of Peace in Our Community.” The workshop is presented by Julie Mitchell, executive director of Ku`ikahi Mediation Center. Mitchell will teach participants powerful negotiation techniques, including framing the ask, making offers and counteroffers, and sealing the deal.

The event is the fourth in the “Kakou: Let’s Work It Out!” workshop series, co-hosted by the County of Hawaiʻi Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Ku`ikahi Mediation Center, Rotary Club of South Hilo, Rotary Club of Hilo, Rotary Club of Hilo Bay, UH Hilo Political Science and Administration of Justice Department, and UH Hilo International Student Services and Intercultural Education Office.

Visit http://go.hawaii.edu/yuG to register for the workshop.

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