WSU Vancouver’s Business Growth MAP Alliance hosts forum on complex negotiation strategies

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:00am -- brenda_alling

VANCOUVER, Wash.  – Learn about complex negotiation strategies in the workplace at Washington State University Vancouver’s upcoming Business Growth MAP Alliance forum. It will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at the Pacific Continental Bank Community Room, 101 E. Sixth St., Vancouver.

Tom Tripp, professor of management at WSU Vancouver, will discuss the multiple issues that make up the negotiation process and how adopting key strategies can create gains for both parties. Tripp is an expert in the psychology of workplace conflict and has taught courses on leadership, negotiation and decision making. He is the co-author of “Getting Even: The truth about workplace revenge – and how to stop it.” Tripp will help attendees identify challenges and opportunities unique to complex, multiple-issue negotiations.

The forum is open to all. Register online at and click the link “Upcoming events.” Cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 per person at the door. There is no cost for students with a valid WSU student ID.

The Business Growth MAP Alliance brings together small businesses and entrepreneurs to learn from each other, industry experts and WSU Vancouver faculty.

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big- school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

Mistie Josephson, Business Growth MAP, 360-546-9533,

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