Certificate in Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions

School of Business

Become a better leader in your business world.

This program will challenge your beliefs and assumptions, overcome emotional and rational biases, examine complex negotiation scenarios, and discover a range of competitive and cooperative negotiation strategies.

By engaging in effective conflict resolution and negotiation, all involved can see the varied perceptions of shared experiences, hone communication skills, and learn to work together to uncover an optimal solution to the conflict at hand.


  • August 14, 2024 | 9am – 4pm
  • September 19, 2024 | 9am – 4pm
  • October 17, 2024 | 9am – 4pm
  • November 14, 2024 | 9am – 4pm
  • December 4, 2024 | 9am – 4pm


  • Past Negotiation Concept
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Bargaining skills
  • Cross-Cultural Negotiation
  • Workplace Communications and Conflict Resolutions
  • Listening Skills
  • GroupNegotiations


This certificate program is $1,000 per person


Dr. Hubert Setzler III


Mr. Dr. Hubert Setzler III is the Nellie Cooke Sparrow Professor of Management and Coordinator of Management in the School of Business at Francis Marion University. He has been conducting corporate training for almost 30 years. He teaches Leadership and Supply Chain courses. His research interests include Predictive uses of Artificial Neural Networks, Geographical Data Analysis, and Supply Chain Integration. Dr. Setzler has a P.H.D and MBA from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and his B.A. from Newberry College.

Mr. Steve Matuszak


Mr. Steve Matuszak is presently consulting and teaches for the Management Department in Pamplin at Virginia Tech as well as for the Dean’s Office as Business Communication Skills Coordinator. He is the former Executive Director of CCTC. He is a training and development professional with over 26 years of experience in strategic assessment, development, delivery, management training, programming, and consulting in the areas of organization. He has an MA in Organizational Communication and an MS in Business Administration – Human Resources, both from Virginia Tech.

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contact School of Business at 843-661-1420