The certifications related to the NBOK™ Guide are managed by NGstudy.com. The following is a brief description of each level of certification:

Associate Level Certifications (NGstudy Certified Negotiation Associate)

The introduction modules are available at only $20 to interested individuals. The certification exam is included in the course and is not proctored. The candidates have one hour to complete the exam. The prerequisite is an understanding of the basic concepts of negotiation which are discussed in the first two chapters of NBOK™. There is no work experience requirement and no mandatory educational hours in addition to the recommended study.

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Professional Level Certifications (NGstudy Certified Negotiation Professional)

The certification exams are proctored and candidates have two hours to complete each exam. The prerequisite is an understanding of all the inputs, tools, and outputs for each process relevant to single-issue negotiation. There is no work experience requirement and no mandatory educational hours in addition to the recommended study.

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Specialist Level Certifications (NGstudy Certified Negotiation Specialist)

The certification exams are proctored and candidates have three hours to complete each exam. The prerequisites are a study of all of the relevant inputs, tools, and outputs for both single-issue and multi-issue negotiation, three years of related work experience, and twenty mandatory educational hours.

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Expert Level Certifications (NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert)

The certification exams are proctored and candidates have four hours to complete each exam. The prerequisites are a study of all of the relevant inputs, tools, and outputs for both single-issue and multi-issue negotiation, five years of related work experience, forty mandatory educational hours, and recommendations from two peers and a manager. Attaining the Specialist level certification is recommended but not mandatory.

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