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Join us for the Teach the Teacher Program: Approaches to Negotiation Education in downtown Chicago this summer! This program is designed to help negotiation instructors in their efforts to build course content, lead enriching debrief sessions, engage with students, teach complex issues, and utilize technological advances. Attendees will learn best practices and ideas for implementing learnings into their courses. We invite faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD students who teach negotiations to attend.



8:00 am–8:30 am
Registration and Light Breakfast

8:30 am–9:00 am
Welcome, Introductions, and Conference Overview
Cynthia Wang, Clinical Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management and Executive Director, Dispute Resolution Research Center
Lucy Montgomery, Senior Manager of Case Writing, Dispute Resolution Research Center

9:00 am–11:00 am
Teaching with Role-Playing Exercises: Earth
Max H. Bazerman, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Instructors will learn how to teach an important and difficult negotiation challenge—climate change. This multi-party environmental negotiation will teach students how to better appreciate the real challenges in bringing diverse parties together to respond to this important threat.

11:00 am–11:10 am

11:10 am–12:10 pm
Utilizing Technological Innovations to Analyze In-Class Exercises
William Brady, Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management

This session will focus on how technology can play a crucial role in enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of in-class exercises. Specifically, we will demonstrate how to use R programming language to build simple, automated scripts that help you gain rapid, customizable insights into student performance, engagement, and comprehension.

12:10 pm–1:10 pm

1:10 pm–3:10 pm
Teaching with Case Discussions: English Premier League
Nour Kteily, Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management and Co-Director, Dispute Resolution Research Center

This session will feature a live case debrief with attendees of the case Project Restart, which examines the complex negotiations to restart the coronavirus-disrupted 2020 English Premier League soccer season. After demonstrating how he debriefs the case, Prof. Kteily will moderate a conversation about best practices for teaching negotiation using cases (versus negotiation exercises). 

3:10 pm3:20 pm

3:20 pm4:20 pm
Enriching Class Debriefs
Eli Finkel, Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management

This session will have two components:
Using extra credit assignments to make the class better will focus on
keeping your examples fresh by having students identify real-world examples or video clips.
Bringing personal examples into the classroom will address when and how to incorporate your own negotiation successes and failures into the course.

4:20 pm–4:30 pm

4:30 pm–5:00 pm
Questions, Comments, Synthesis, Conclusion
Cynthia Wang and Lucy Montgomery

5:00 pm–5:10 pm
Program Evaluation

5:10 pm–6:00 pm
Happy Hour