Practical Negotiations for U.S. Federal Funded Land Acquisitions

207 – Practical Negotiations for U.S. Federal Funded Land Acquisitions: An overview of how to improve settlement rates for acquisitions with adequate consideration to significant right of way elements involved in the location and design of the project, with an emphasis on U.S. federally funded land acquisitions.

Course Number: C207
Course Title: Practical Negotiations for U.S. Federal Funded Land Acquisitions
Course Level: Intermediate
IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable
Prerequisites:

Not applicable

   

Course Description

This course reviews the Uniform Act acquisition (negotiation) requirements for Federal and federally assisted programs. During this course, participants examine negotiations styles and explore practical approaches, and are also provided with tips on how to improve settlement rates for right of way acquisitions, with adequate consideration to significant right of way elements involved in the location and design of the project, including possible social, economic, and environmental effects.


Credentialing

  • An intermediate course that can be applied towards continuing education and recertification credit.
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-URAC program; an elective for the R/W-AMC, R/W-EC, and R/W-NAC programs.

Topics

At the conclusion of the two days, the participants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the requirements, as they relate to negotiationsfor Federal and federally assisted projects under the Uniform Relocation Assistanceand Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended.
  • Develop an understanding of negotiating styles.
  • Use practical approaches and tips to improve right of way acquisition settlement rates.
     

  • Course Tuition Includes

    • Participant Manual
    Recommended Material

    Required Material

    Non Applicable

    Who Should take this course

    Ideal for both executive and entry-level professionals in the right of way profession, this course is designed for:
    • Department of Transportation employees and other highway oriented negotiators
    • Land acquisition agents who have less than 5 years negotiation experience
    • More experienced agents desiring a refresher
    • Individuals seeking improved settlement rates for acquisition

     

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