The Negotiation Lab workshops have trained a total of 1,177 participants from 128 countries and 31 different academic disciplines in 116 workshops over the seven year period of 2008/2014. Their varied backgrounds enrich the learning experience and help provide a global context for many of the lessons and simulations.
The post-graduate student workshops (MA, MSc, MBA, EMBA and PhD degrees) have been given through the University of Kent Business School; the University of Kent Graduate School Transferable Skills Program; University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies; Kingston University (London) MBA & EMBA program in Moscow, and the Lancaster University Management School. To date, of the 577 post-graduate students who participated in 48 Basic Negotiation Workshops, 200 went on to participate in 23 Advanced Negotiation Workshops.
In 2009/2010, the Negotiation Lab taught 52 undergraduate law students (LLB) in 3 workshops in the Dispute Resolution module at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) Law School and coached student negotiation teams competing in national competitions. In 2012/13, the Negotiation Lab taught 27 undergraduate students (BA, BSc) at the CCCU Business School in 2 workshop that are part of a new program by the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The program will continue in 2014.
In June 2014, the Negotiation Lab started a 3-day pilot program at Stowe School in Buckingham for 24 university preparatory (A-level) students. The program included a new course entitled "Effective Communication and Persuasion Skills". Stowe is a co-educational independent boarding school set in 750 acres of National Trust property with one of the finest neo-classical palaces in Europe.
The executive education program of the Negotiation Lab which began in 2008, has trained 497 foreign business executives and government officials at 37 workshops through the Commonwealth Secretariat in Africa, the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean; the Moscow School of Civic Education; Halliburton International in Moscow, Baker Hughes in London & Aberdeen, the Qatar Development Bank in Doha, the Mandi Rukuni Seminar in Zimbabwe; Pilgrims English Language School in Canterbury, and the “Corporate Diplomacy” 3-day residential program at the University of Kent Business School. The executive education program also included Crisis Management workshops in the UK and USA designed for Invensys plc.
Below is the country and regional breakdown of the 1,177 participants who have been trained by the Negotiation Lab.