Negotiation and Communication Skills for Aspiring Lawyers

As the leader in specialized training in negotiation, CEN Yerevan was invited by Extra Jus Law Agency to join its pilot project for bringing crucial legal knowledge and skills to aspiring lawyers.  Targeting university students and current professionals alike, the project involved a range of topics from brief- and memo-drafting to computer skills, legal ethics to negotiation and communication.
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Cross-Cultural Negotiation during NATO Week in Armenia

Within the framework of the NATO Week in Armenia, the Extension Program of the American University of Armenia, in collaboration with the RA Ministry of Defense and NATO, has organized a two-day workshop on Cross-Cultural Negotiation.  Over 20 civil servants and military officers from Armenia and Georgia participated in the two-day workshop, delivered by AUA Extension Program Dean Dr. Arpi Balian and CEN Yerevan Director Stepan Khzrtian.

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Negotiation Skills for Conflict Transformation and Resolution

The Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, in collaboration with the WCC Armenia Round Table Foundation, has launched a pilot academic course on “Conflict Transformation and Resolution.” The purpose of the pilot course is to enhance participants’ knowledge and skills on International Law, International Institutions, and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills.

CEN Yerevan was trusted with the third component of developing Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills. Through a series of four evening classes, the CEN Yerevan team engaged students of law, politics, and international relations to think deeper on the dynamics which drive international conflict. Starting with an introduction to negotiation, participants embarked on a journey to dissect international conflicts to better understand the sides, their interests and motivations, and their strategies. The series touched upon topics of trust and relationship-building in conflict resolution, partisan perceptions and biases, manipulation tactics and how to avoid these, as well as multi-party negotiations.
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