Leadership Lab

Introducing a FREE summer Leadership Lab Certificate for students

Looking to polish your communication and negotiation skills while building your resume?

Leadership Lab is a new practical skills series hosted by UC Hastings’ Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) focused on professional skills building. This six-week summer certificate is for current UC Hastings students only, and by application.

To received the certificate, you are expected to attend all six sessions. Please complete your application no later than Monday, June 8, 2020. Space is limited, so apply now!


Dates: Tuesdays, from June 23 – July 28, 2020

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where: Microsoft Teams

Cost: Free for current Hastings students

Tentative Series Topics

  1. Personalities and Conflict Styles
  2. Language Choice and Building Trust
  3. Anger and De-Escalation
  4. Negotiation Skills
  5. Managing Emotions and Bias
  6. Power Imbalances

The Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) provides the training necessary for law students to be effective lawyers, negotiators, facilitators, mediators, and arbitrators in a world that depends more and more upon collaborative methods to resolve disputes and to solve problems. CNDR has consistently distinguished itself as one of the top 13 law school dispute resolution programs in the US, as ranked by US News and World Reports. The program’s numerous experiential-learning opportunities, like the Mediation Clinic, ADR Externships, ADR Team, a Concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and an LL.M Dispute Resolution Specialization allow students to hone their skills and prepare for life after law school. 

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