Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour

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Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour

Award-winning Educator, Change Enabler and Strategic Negotiator
Co-Founder, Leonnova
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Bio: Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour

Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour is a Harvard alumnus, award-winning educator and a celebrated strategic negotiator, consultant, and human resources and organizational behaviour expert.

Dr. Yousofpour is an Instructor for the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and co-founder of the Training and Consulting Firm Leonnova.

Dr. Yousofpour is an influential speaker and expert in Strategic Negotiations, Diversity Management, and Leading with Emotional Intelligence.

Her thought-provoking and engaging approach has garnered Haniyeh numerous global MBA and executive-level teaching accolades.

Over the years, Dr. Yousofpour’s enthusiasm and expertise have benefited multinational Fortune 500 companies, universities, the public sector,and midsize organizations.

Dr. Yousofpour is a sought-after keynote speaker for various domestic and international audiences. Her passion for education has been a strong motivator for her development of numerous master’s level courses and self-assessment tools for blended and online learning.

Dr. Yousofpour is the recipient of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Award for her service to the community and is a Board member of the Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity.

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Session: Negotiate with Confidence

Negotiation is a key ingredient to success in both our personal and professional lives. Navigating the nuances of negotiation requires a range of competencies – think: communication, emotional intelligence, active listening, and building rapport.

Whether you’re negotiating a compensation package or making a major purchase, good negotiation skills help to build better relationships, maximize value, and identify sustainable solutions to resolving challenges.

During this session, you’ll learn about the principles of negotiating and the different stages of a negotiation as Dr. Yousofpour shares practical tactics to help you become a more persuasive negotiator.