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We Teach Them to Use the Law: International Business Negotiations

Professors Jay Finkelstein and Daniel Bradlow of the American University Washington College of Law team-teach the International Business Negotiations course. In this video, they describe the unique multi-disciplinary nature of the course and their ambition to teach students to "use the law."

We Want More of These Courses: International Business Negotiations

In this video, students from the International Business Negotiations Course at American University Washington College of Law praise the course. The students encourage law schools to hold more courses that rely on experiential learning techniques and simulation exercises. Citing the ever-increasing...

Their Confidence Is My Reward: International Business Negotiations

In this video, Professors Jay Finkelstein and Daniel Bradlow discuss their International Business Negotiations course at American University Washington College of Law. In particular, the professors discuss the change in student confidence from the beginning of the course to the end of the course...

No Two Classes Are Alike: International Business Negotiations

In this video, Professors Jay Finkelstein and Daniel Bradlow discuss their International Business Negotiations course at the American University Washington College of Law. Professor Finkelstein discusses how teaching the course follows the simulated negotiation, meaning that no two classes are...

Active Learning Is Invigorating: International Business Negotiations

In this video, students from the International Business Negotiations course at American University Washington College of Law reflect on their experience in the course. The students praise the experiential nature of the course and the active engagement required for each class session. The students...

The Importance of Communication to the Deal: International Business Negotiations

In this video, Professors Jay Finkelstein and Daniel Bradlow discuss their International Business Negotiations course offered at American University Washington College of Law. In particular, Professor Finkelstein discusses how students learn to communicate throughout the negotiation process.

Voices from the Field: Loi Huynh, "What It Did For My Practice"

In this Voices from the Field interview, Loi Huynh, a Vietnamese trainee lawyer working at the Library of Congress, praises the International Business Negotiations course, taught by Professor Jay Finkelstein at American University. He lauds the course for teaching him vital international...

Voices from the Field: Loi Huynh, "How the Foreign Lawyer Reacts"

In this Voices from the Field interview, Loi Huynh, a Vietnamese trainee lawyer working at the Library of Congress, praises the International Business Negotations course, taught by Professor Jay Finkelstein at American University. He lauds the course for teaching him vital international...

Voices from the Field: Yasmin Naghash, "I Learned to Come to Solutions"

In this video interview, Yasmin Naghash discusses the benefits she gained from taking the International Business Negotiations class at American University, taught by Professor Jay Finkelstein. Now working for a boutique law-firm in Washington, D.C., she describes how Professor Finkelstein...

Voices from the Field: Yasmin Naghash, "As A Young Lawyer"

In this video interview, Yasmin Naghash discusses the benefits she gained from taking the International Business Negotiations class at American University, taught by Professor Jay Finkelstein. Now working for a boutique law-firm in Washington, D.C., she describes how the course put her in a...

Negotiating Business Transactions: An Extended Simulation Course

This textbook was developed by the instructors of the International Business Negotiations course and is used to facilitate the various aspects of the course. Negotiating Business Transactions: An Extended Simulation Course contains factual and contextual materials, negotiating instructions for each...

Student Feedback - International Business Negotiations

This document provides feedback from students who partcipated in the International Business Negotiations course at the Washington School of Law at American University. Generally, the students praise the course for its realistic perspective on the nature of transactional law and the experience of...

Student Work: Final Paper - International Business Negotiations

This student work provides an example of the final reflection paper assigned as part of the International Business Negotiations course at the Washington Law School at American University. The final paper helps to assess whether students participating in the program learned the appropriate skills...

Student Work: Class Diary - International Business Negotiations

This Class Diary provides insight into one student’s perspective on participating in the International Business Negotiations extended simulation course at Washington Law School at American University. The diary provides a day-by-day analysis of the course, as well as the negotiation process.

Extended Simulation Article by Finkelstein and Bradlow

This article describes an innovative approach to educating law students about the legal issues and the role of lawyers in negotiating international business transactions. It is based on the authors’ experiences in developing and teaching a course that is built around a semester-long simulation...

Chapter 1 of Textbook Intro to International Transactions

This particular reading addresses the expectations and goals of the International Business Negotiations Course at the Washington College of Law at American University. The reading makes clear the four goals of the program: 1) to introduce students to the practice of business transactional law, 2)...

Course Syllabus - International Business Negotiations

The syllabus contains required assignments, class policies, and general pertinent information for the International Business Negotiations course at the Washington School of Law at American University.