New! Conflict Management and Negotiations Class Offered

One-day class meets Sept. 14 or Oct. 19

AUGUST 15, 2013 -- If you would like to learn strategies to negotiate better deals and manage conflict, register now for a new class, Conflict Management and Negotiations, offered by Community Education this fall.  The class is taught by Dr. Luis Sanchez, associate superintendent/vice president of Academic Affairs at Allan Hancock College, and Felix Hernandez, Allan Hancock College‘s vice president of Facilities & Operations.

Two options are available for this one-day class: Saturday, Sept. 14 (course number 21926), or Saturday, Oct. 19 (course number 21927), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Santa Maria campus, Room S-108.  The fee is $60; no parking permit is required.

In the class, students will learn how to be an effective negotiator, solve problems, manage conflict, maintain good relationships, and improve morale.  This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to improve his or her conflict management and negotiation skills in the workplace.  Practical strategies to manage and resolve conflict will be presented.

Sanchez practiced law for more than 20 years and has extensive experience in contract negotiations and conflict resolution.  He was chief negotiator for the faculty association at Sierra College from approximately 1990 to 1995 and has been an AHC district chief negotiator since 2011.

Hernandez holds a master’s degree in negotiations and conflict management.  He is an AHC district chief negotiator and has more than 18 years of experience in contract negotiations and conflict management in the construction industry.

The Conflict Management & Negotiations class is not listed in the print version of the Spectrum schedule of Community Education classes.  For more information and to register, go online to and click Class Search, then Community Service/Fee-Based classes, or visit Community Education (bldg. S) on the Santa Maria campus.

Questions? Call (805) 922-6966 ext. 3209.

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