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Why Negotiation Training Is Essential for the Extractive Industry

For the extractive negotiators, the process of taking products to market has evolved.  


The pressure on those in the extractive industry continues to increase — and the challenges are never-ending. 


More sophisticated and strategic negotiation skills can enable industry professionals to better prepare for negotiating with international representatives. 


The experts at The Maker Group: 


  • Enable the extractive negotiators to effectively navigate the ups and downs of negotiations in the industry 
  • Enter into negotiations fully prepared; and 
  • Show you how to take your negotiation skills from good to great.

The Maker Group: Negotiation Training for the Extractive Industry

Extractive negotiators are facing challenges constantly, such as: 


  • Determining risks and benefits
  • Power imbalances; and
  • Lack of preparedness


Not knowing how to achieve what you need out of a negotiation can be detrimental to your success. 


Our team of expert negotiators has developed innovative solutions to help any negotiator overcome industry challenges. Our top priority is to give you the tools you need to drive profitability and provide value through our tailored negotiation training and consultations.


At The Maker Group, we give extractive negotiators the upper hand with our modern, practical, and proven methodology. 


With The Maker Group on your side, you’ll become innovators in the extractive industry. We’ll show negotiators how to focus on the following areas: 


  • Building better relationships
  • Reaching mutually beneficial compromises 
  • Protecting intellectual property 
  • Cross-cultural negotiation strategies


Our experiential training focuses on real-world scenarios, dynamics, and potential outcomes. Our hands-on approach is designed to teach extractive negotiators how to overcome industry challenges and learn through their mistakes through a personalized training and growth experience.


For more information or to register for negotiation training for the extractive industry, contact us today.

How The Maker Group Training Can Help Extractive Negotiators Improve Their Negotiation Strategies

We have decades of combined experience and specialize in negotiation training across all industries, including the extractive industry. We’ll help you improve your negotiation skills and maximize your success rate using our proven negotiation methodologies. 


We believe in outside-the-box solutions which is why The Maker Group tailors every training to your negotiator’s unique needs and challenges. 


For those in the extractive industry, our team can help in a variety of ways, including:

#1: Developing a Planning Infrastructure

Successful negotiation, especially in the extractive industry, requires skillful planning. Without a plan, negotiations can go south quickly. Understanding the importance of building relationships and cross-cultural negotiation strategies makes planning for negotiations much easier. 


The expert negotiators at The Maker Group will show you how to effectively communicate with leaders in the extractive industry through tactical prioritization and planning.


Our customized training provides the necessary tools and systems extractive negotiators need to execute favorable negotiations. 

#2: Enhancing Communication & Collaboration

Building strong relationships with foreign government representatives is essential to successful negotiations in the extractive industry. That’s why effectively managing cross-cultural relationships is necessary for building strong communication and trust.


We’ve designed our negotiation training around clear communication strategies that help you convey your message, bridge cultural gaps, and set the foundation for lasting global partnerships.

#3: Contract Negotiating in a Highly Competitive Industry

Negotiators in the extractive industry must become problem-solvers for those depending on their resources. In the extractive industry, not only is there great demand, but even greater competition.


Our negotiation experts can help extractive negotiators draw the connection between resource extraction and compliance and how it affects extractive negotiators in a highly competitive industry. 


Learn how to become a negotiation powerhouse simply by changing your communication methods and operating models with tailored-to-your-industry negotiation training offered by The Maker Group. 

FAQs About Negotiations In the Extractive Industry

We tailor our training and consultation services to match your industry’s unique needs and challenges.


Whether you’re negotiating contracts small or large, our comprehensive training can help you reach a new level of success. 


Whether you’re struggling with resistance from opposing government officials or competition in the field, we’ll show your negotiators how to leverage costs and benefits during negotiations. 


We understand the unique issues faced by the extractive industry. We can help you clear any negotiation hurdles with our customized negotiation planning and execution strategies.

We don’t subscribe to a one-size-fits-all mentality, and that’s what makes us unique.


Our training is structured to improve your negotiation strategy by providing you with the real-world skills needed to make a deal in the extractive industry.


We structure our training around your schedule. Whether you prefer a hands-on training experience, or you want to roll it out virtually to all of your extractive negotiators, we have a solution for you.


Our proprietary Maker Framework establishes clear negotiation planning and execution guidelines to support your negotiators wherever they are. 

Choosing The Maker Group is choosing success.


Our methodologies are based on a psychological understanding of behavior and are proven to work. 


Each of our trainees goes through a unique and individualized learning journey specific to their strengths and weaknesses. When you choose The Maker Group, you’re giving your negotiators the tools and confidence they need to be an asset in the extractive industry.


If you’re ready to equip your negotiators with a success-driven mentality and the skills required to build and maintain lasting relationships with global representatives, contact us today.


We make good, great. 

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