Negotiation is a basic skill we all use every single day. We negotiate when we ask our children to eat their vegetables and fruits, or when we ask our spouses to go to our favorite location rather than to their favorite location. We negotiate when we talk with our neighbors to ask their children to turn down the music, or when we debate with our friends what movie to watch tonight. We negotiate when we buy a car, buy a house, ask for a salary raise, sign a contract, or when we shop online on websites such as This course aims to provide you with the skills to be effective and successful negotiators.