About Us

The Institute for Strategic Negotiations is dedicated to providing executives with actionable negotiations training. ISN has developed the world's largest library of negotiating courses of interest to executives. Our training is delivered via open enrollment courses, custom courses and via webinars. ISN also offers dedicated consulting services such as the facilitation of negotiating retreats, running negotiating strategy sessions, tactical negotiations advisory services and executive coaching.

The Institute for Strategic Negotiations offers courses that are developed and delivered by negotiators with an average of twenty years of relevant experience. INS instructors are key players in multi-billion dollar corporate transactions; sophisticated real estate transactions valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars; the licensing of the world's most promising technologies; and, in the resolution of international disputes. The Institute for Strategic Negotiations is a division of The Business Development Academy (BDA). The Business Development Academy is an internationally acclaimed establishment of higher education.

The BDA is recognized as a leader in providing practical courses for senior executives who have responsibilities in the fields of Business Development; Corporate Development; Corporate Strategy; Intellectual Asset Management; Corporate Transactions; Finance, and Legal.

Courses offered by the BDA cover disciplines such as Intellectual Property; Corporate Transactions; Negotiations; Strategic Planning; Executive Decision Making; Financial Modeling; Business Valuation; Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Pricing. The BDA has run courses in over 20 cities in the United States as well as in Canada, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, India and Israel. Representatives from more than 725 Fortune 1000 companies--and from over 40 countries--have attended courses offered by The Business Development Academy.