Negotiations Masterclass – May 10, 2024

EventSPRING MASTERCLASS | Friday, May 10, 2024

Negotiate with Confidence

Join us on May 10, 2024, at the prestigious Hamilton Golf & Country Club for an exclusive Women’s Network event that promises to transform the way you negotiate in your personal and professional life. Led by the award-winning educator and strategic negotiator, Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour, this cocktail-style lunch workshop is designed to empower you with the skills to navigate negotiations with confidence and poise.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Mastering the Art of Negotiation: Discover the fundamental principles of negotiation and the stages of a negotiation process. Dr. Yousofpour will guide you through understanding the balance between assertiveness and empathy, ensuring you can advocate for yourself effectively.
  • Live Negotiation Simulation: Experience a dynamic live negotiation simulation where you’ll apply the concepts learned in real-time. This hands-on approach ensures that you gain practical experience, making the learning process both engaging and effective.
  • Enhancing Communication & Emotional Intelligence: Learn how to leverage your communication skills and emotional intelligence to build rapport and strengthen relationships, turning every negotiation into an opportunity for mutual success.
  • Strategic Takeaways for Immediate Application: Walk away with actionable strategies and self-assessment tools designed for both blended and online learning environments. These resources are tailored to help you become a more persuasive negotiator, ready to tackle future negotiations with greater assurance.

Whether you’re aiming to secure a better compensation package, navigating complex business deals, or looking to enhance your interpersonal relationships, this workshop will equip you with the essential skills to achieve your goals and maximize value in every negotiation scenario.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your negotiation skills and join a community of forward-thinking professionals. Register now to secure your spot and step into a world of enhanced confidence and negotiation prowess.

Haniyeh Yousofpour headshot

Haniyeh Yousofpour
Award-winning Educator, Change Enabler and Strategic Negotiator
Instructor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Speaker Details

A Harvard alumnus and acclaimed instructor at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Dr. Yousofpour is renowned for her expertise in Strategic Negotiations, Diversity Management, and Leading with Emotional Intelligence. With a career dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations, Dr. Yousofpour brings a wealth of knowledge and practical insights to her sessions.

Recipient of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Award and a board member of the Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity, Dr. Yousofpour’s session will not only equip you with negotiation skills but inspire you to leverage these competencies across all facets of your life.

Learn more about Dr. Yousofpour

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Milli Fashion Presentation

Cocktail hour will feature time to network over a fashion presentation presented by Milli, showcasing the latest work wear and how to style the latest trends!

Scotiawealth Moment: Negotiating with Your Future Self

At Scotia Wealth, we believe that Total Wealth Planning helps us with a crucial & often daily negotiation between our current & future self.

Michelle Heaphy and Kerri Latchmane will delve into how to effectively negotiate between spending, saving, and investing to ensure you enjoy your life today and secure a prosperous future, empowering you with the confidence to manage your finances with the same insight as a seasoned negotiator!

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Date & Time

Friday, May 10, 2024
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

In-Person Location

The Hamilton Golf & Country Club


NOON | Doors open. Networking, Nibbles & Cocktails

1:00 PM | Presentations/Workshop Begin

2:30 PM | Optional additional time for cocktails and conversation

3:30 PM | Event begins to wrap up


About the Women's Network Mid-Day Event Series

Building connections and having bold conversations.
At the heart of our mission to foster a dynamic professional community is the consistent hosting of engaging events.

The in-person Women’s Network Mid-Day Series, culminating in the Women’s Professional Summit, presents unique opportunities for networking and professional development. These events, led by industry leaders, are designed to facilitate the forging and enhancing of professional relationships.

Each event features nibbles & networking time along with a keynote presentation or workshop.

The Women’s Network Mid-Day Series is an ideal setting for both experienced executives and rising stars in their respective industries to connect, learn, and grow.