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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Creating a Storyboard to Support Learning Goals

In December, the Harvard Law School Case Studies site added a new HNMCP negotiation case to it’s repertoire—the Hesperia Seed Initiative. This latest simulation, has been years in the making, undergoing many classroom tests and iterations before publication. In this multiparty role play stakeholders negotiate the terms of an agricultural initiative regarding genetically modified seeds. Faculty author Professor Robert… More

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Negotiating Value: What is Art Worth?

The new role play Set Sale! debuted this spring in the HLS Negotiation Workshop, receiving an enthusiastic response.  Chad Carr, author and lecturer on law at HLS, reported, “Students really seemed to enjoy negotiating the case.  There was a lot of energy in the room and students were very animated in their assessments of the climbing or… More

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Critical Decisions in Negotiation

For years, HLS Professor Bob Bordone lamented that there was not an easily accessible, high quality teaching resource for negotiation instructors to demonstrate a range of critical negotiation behaviors to their students in practice.  Bordone explains, “Helping students develop new behavioral moves in the heat of the moment and deepen their capacity for self-diagnosis and… More

Thursday, August 15, 2013

HNMCP Case Studies Website Shapes Harvard Negotiation Institute’s Negotiation Workshop

With one hundred participants representing over twenty countries, the summer Harvard Negotiation Institute’s Negotiation Workshop offered five days of instruction to expand participants’ negotiation toolboxes. To facilitate skill development, Professor Robert Bordone relied on the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program’s Case Studies website. Participants—from government officials to judges to real estate agents—learned about managing competitive bargainers and other difficult behaviors by… More

Monday, June 4, 2012

HNMCP role plays now available on the Harvard Law School Case Studies website

Case studies are a valuable tool for experiential, participant-centered learning. Role plays and case studies bring real life situations to classroom settings, helping students prepare for their professional careers and experienced professional build on their skill sets. The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program is leading the way in teaching students practical skills to help… More