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Taught By Experts

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Taught by experts

The course will be led and taught by two world leading experts on the subject of negotiations: Professor Abhinay Muthoo and Professor Celia Moore.

Several distinguished practitioners will also deliver sessions and engage with participants, on various kinds of negotiations. They include: Lord David Triesman, an expert on a variety of negotiations including various political negotiations, and a former UK Government minister and former Chairman of the Football Association; Vicky Pryce, an expert on negotiating in Europe, and the former Director General for Economics at the UK Government's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the former Joint Head of the UK's Government Economic Service; and Smita Tharoor, an expert on unconscious bias and its role in negotiations, and the founder of Tharoor Associates, and the recepient of the "Global Diversity Leadership" Award at the 2017 World HRD Congress.

Faculty

Professor Abhinay Muthoo

Professor Abhinay MuthooProfessor Muthoo is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick, and the Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab. He was the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick for 8 years until end July 2016, when he took over as the Dean of Warwick in London. Abhinay was educated at the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge.

Abhinay has spent almost of all his 30 year career researching, teaching, consulting and practicing the subject of negotiations, of one kind or another. He has written extensively on the subject and his work is used across the world and in several disciplines including economics, business, law, politics and computer science. He has plenty of industry experience on the subject, having consulted for several organizations and firms.

As can be seen, Abhinay is a world expert in the art and science of negotiations. Two Nobel prize winning economists had this to say about Muthoo’s book on the subject:

… The book by Abhinay Muthoo provides a good lead into the area of bargaining (negotiations)”

Nobel Laureate John Nash (Princeton) in his lecture 'Global Games and Globalization', delivered in 2007 at the Government of India’s Ministry of Finance.

Muthoo has done a splendid job of synthesizing the extensive recent literature on bargaining….the book is lucid and accessible and contains a wealth of interesting applications. It will be a great resource for students.”

Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart (Harvard)

Professor Celia Moore

celia_moore.jpgProfessor Moore is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University in Milan, prior to which she was on the faculty of the London Business School. She is an Academic Fellow of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, and sits on the UK’s Banking Standards Board Assessment Steering Committee.

Her work has been featured in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fast Company, as well as on NPR, the CBC, and the BBC. She has designed courses for several organizations on leading with integrity in business, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (London, UK), the National Health Service (UK), the International Anti-Corruption Academy (Vienna, Austria), and the Brookings Institute (Washington, DC).

Guest Lecturers

The several distinguished practitioners who will be delivering sessions and engaging with participants on the course include:

Lord David Triesman - an expert on a variety of negotiations including various political negotiations, and a former UK Government minister and former Chairman of the Football Association.

Vicky Pryce - an expert on negotiating in Europe, and the former Director General for Economics at the UK Government's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the former Joint Head of the UK's Government Economic Service.

Smita Tharoor - an expert on unconscious bias and its role in negotiations, and the founder of Tharoor Associates, and the recepient of the "Global Diversity Leadership" Award at the 2017 World HRD Congress.