The course is designed to be a practical and hands-on workshop, allowing space for sharing and peer-to-peer learning. Spanning three full days on campus, we'll cover a variety of introspective activities, theory, and small group application.
Negotiations: The Essentials Interests, Positions and Communication
Principled Negotiations: BATNA
Negotiation Strategies and Tactics
Addressing Key Issues: Culture, Gender, and Power
“This course is an eye opener. Positive Leadership is all about focusing on strengths and opportunities and a good way to ensure a healthy work environment.”
- Jelle-Jochem Duits, Netherlands, Diplomat in training
“This course was life-changing for me. I was not expecting such deep exercises that would really inspire me to continue on my own journey towards well-being and continue supporting others in that journey as well. An amazing experience indeed!"
Victoria Montero, Costa Rica, HR Director at SYKES
Quick Workshop Specs
Dates: September TBD, 2023
Location: University for Peace campus, Costa Rica
Timing: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Meet the Facilitator
This course is led by Amr Abdalla, Ph.D. Currently based in Washington, D.C. Dr. Abdalla is a visiting professor of peace and conflict studies at the University for Peace and the Wesley Theological Seminary. He serves as the Senior Advisor on Conflict Resolution at the Washington-based organization KARAMAH (Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights). Amr brings a multidisciplinary background to his graduate classes in conflict analysis and resolution, which he has taught in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. He holds a law degree from Egypt, a Master’s degree in Sociology and Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University.
We care about you! COVID -19 Measures
The safety and wellbeing of our staff and participants is our top priority. We have developed new administrative structures and policies to ensure the highest standards in security and guarantee a safe experience on our campus for each and every one of you.
COVID testing is fast and easy in Costa Rica, and generally less than $100! If you need a test for travel, we’ll be happy to point you to a site in town where you can get results within 24 hours.