Negotiation as the experts from world’s top business schools claim is an art as well as science and in today’s business world with stiff competitions among business houses and thus resulting to conflict of business interests. The demand for management grads armed with certification or diplomas in negotiation and conflict management is sky-rocketing.
One of the most interesting branches of management science, this segment teaches one how to even make seating arrangements for an apparent stormy board meeting or even work out the ways to avoid bloodbath while handling labor issues. Ever wonder how two arch rivals in soft drinks market at times wage war against each other and sometimes, simply meet their respective business targets in peace. Or take time to ponder how several companies running same business and having similar list of vendors, manage things through negotiation. with their vendors and suppliers in what can be termed as a most amicable way during the days of distress—negotiation and conflict management will help one understand the pros and cons of managing a business house in a very new-fashioned module where conflict is the part of day to day operations and negotiations turn to be a minute by minute affair.
While this subject is generating more and more acceptability, people professionally qualified in negotiation and Conflict management are not only being hired by top business houses across the world or several government agencies or organizations but also by various international agencies working among people from various quarters and regions of the planet. So acceptability of one who has earned classroom lessons on this particular branch of management science is very much felt across various business stake-holders and interest groups thus expanding the scope of job post education irrespective of geographical boundaries and if market data’s are to be believed, graduates in negotiation and conflict management are now being sold like hot-cakes among potentialemployers. More we witness growth in the business houses or even staggering growth of a particular nation or even a state, there will always be conflict and that’s why experts from Harvard term that conflict is a growth industry. Deal or no deal, building consensus among all the stake-holders, managing strange but deep-drawn disputes within the organization or even beyond it: if all these one is sure of handling during the hard-core professional days after leaving the class-rooms, welcome to the world of negotiation and conflict management, where odd things are expected to reward superbly with quicker distinctions.