Northwest Association for Financial Professionals - Event Information

Event Name:April 2018 Monthly Meeting
Event Type(s):Monthly Meeting
Description:Expert instruction - build your Negotiation skills
Event Date:4/19/2018
Event Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific
Location:Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

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Negotiations occur in your place of business, internally with stakeholders, externally with clients and vendors. Do you find you negotiate with your family and friends, too?  How well prepared are you?  How do you prepare?  Are you looking to leave nothing on the table or are you a constantly giving ground?  Are you trying to split right down the middle?
Please join the NW AFP for this unique opportunity to build or polish your negotiation skills with Penny Vermie, professor at the University of Washington!  We’ll talk about how to prepare, decide what your mindset would be and understand how interest based negotiations take place.
Be prepared to interact, this session will require audience participation.
Presenter Bio: Penny Vermie
Penny’s experience has been as a contracting professional for the Department of Defense and an adjunct professor for the University of Washington.   Her experience has been primarily in pricing and contract management. She currently works in a mentoring role for the Department of Defense and continues to teach a 10-week Negotiation Course at the University of Washington. She’s semi-retired and enjoys time with family, friends, and community participation. Penny is native to Seattle and holds a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s Degree in business administration. She is also a Certified Mediator.

Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals


The meeting and lunch are included in the annual membership. All Members are eligible to bring a new one-time guest at no cost. Both members and guests must register. If the paid member cannot attend a meeting, a substitute may attend. Non-members pay the guest price of $55. Non-working students pay the student guest price of $15. To register for this meeting, click "Register for this Event" button below.

The meeting will take place at Washington Athletic Club (WAC) at 1325 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. Meetings are two hours - networking begins at 11am, lunch is served at 11:30am and our program begins at 12pm.

NWAFP provides a 2-hour parking validation when parking in the WAC garage, 1409 Sixth Avenue. This is located a half-block north of the Clubhouse on Sixth Avenue.  (From I-5 South bound, exit Union Street, right on 6th and garage entrance on immediate left.  From I-5 North bound, exit Seneca, slight right on 6th, garage is two blocks north on left.)   The NWAFP encourages ride-sharing to its meetings. 
The Reminder of 2017-2018 NWAFP Lunch Topics*
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