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Negotiation Skills for Women



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Mixed (online and in-person)


18 hrs


18 hrs

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Negotiation is a crucial skill, especially for women in a competitive workplace environment. Join experts Catherine Davidson and Nathalie Birt for an immersive hybrid learning experience. Over three weeks, you will learn to harness the power of negotiation and understand how to influence and persuade others around you.

About this course

Negotiation skills are crucial for women in the workplace and lacking these skills can have a negative impact on your confidence, career, and relationships.

­­This course will help you to unlock your negotiation potential. You will be equipped with the practical tools and techniques to improve your negotiation and influencing skills. You can expect to learn relevant and effective tactics required to overcome challenges, solve complex problems and extract value from experiences to prepare you for the future of work and allow you to thrive in your personal life. By the end of the course, you will have an enhanced self-awareness, be able to think more critically and creatively and have the confidence to go after what you want.

The course is facilitated by Catherine Davidson and Nathalie Birt who have been helping people from diverse industries to negotiate successfully over the past two decades. 

Key benefits of this course

This course has been designed to:

  • Build on your existing skills in an open and encouraging environment, where you will be guided by experts to develop your communication and persuasion skills
  • Enable you to connect with participants and share learned experiences through practical group work and individual activities
  • Assist you to identify areas that you wish to work on and develop a plan of action
  • Empower you to recognise potential conflicts and how they can be avoided, to deliver favourable solutions.


Full price: $1,400 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

Additional course information

Course outline

This course will provide you with the tools to explore your strengths as well as areas for improvement in negotiation and persuasion.  It has been especially designed to build formidable networks with participants through in person engagement on campus from day one. This will further develop during the online sessions that will be facilitated by Catherine Davidson and Nathalie Birt.

Course learning objectives

On successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Learn to manage processes of creative conflict and apply effective constructive challenge in team scenarios
  • Learn to identify their negotiation style and strength
  • Develop their interpersonal skills
  • Unlock their maximum potential and leverage opportunities through negotiation.



To complete this online course, you will need a personal computer with adequate internet access and sufficient software and bandwidth to support web conferencing. You will also require an operating system with a web browser compatible with Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

On-campus and onsite course logistics

Catering provisions and dietary requirements

As part of your enrolment, we will provide you with morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea for one day on campus.  If you have particular dietary requirements, please ensure you confirm these with our staff prior to attending your course so that we can arrange for alternative catering. Please send all dietary requirements to


If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please contact

Transport and parking options

Our campus can be accessed by multiple public transport options including trains and buses, both within walking distance. For more information, please use the Transport NSW Trip Planner. 

On-site parking is not available. Paid carparks are located nearby.

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Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for professionals looking to develop or enhance their skills in negotiation. It's suitable for, but not limited to the following list of professions:

  • Sales representatives
  • Consultants
  • Management 
  • Marketing
  • Customer service
  • Event Planner/Project coordinator/Manager
  • Recruitment
  • Property, real estate, and community association managers
  • General Managers
  • Operations Managers.
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Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.