Negotiation training scheme launched at Lancaster University
IBM forms partnership with the institute
A negotiation training scheme has been launched at Lancaster
University following the institute's partnership with IBM.
The international technology firm will provide guidance and
consulting resources to Lancaster University Management School
Association (LUMSA), reports lancs.ac.uk.
LUMSA, an umbrella organisation comprised of all the Management
School's student societies, hopes that the sponsorship agreement
will be the first of many.
On June 9th, IBM hosted a negotiation workshop for all the
executive members of the Management School student societies.
Participants took part in a Hot Air Balloon Survival Game, which
severely tested their negotiation skills in a tense setting.
Each student aimed to avoid being thrown out of the balloon by
using their newly learned negotiation skills.
Scholars also learned other valuable talents including
leadership and team-working skills.
The new partnership could also boost graduate recruitment as IBM
develops a closer relationship with ambitious graduates at the