Negotiation Coaching, Training, & Facilitation.
Our coaching service helps clients navigate specific negotiations and leadership challenges. CNCM can help you build a negotiation and decision-making strategy and partner with you as you adjust to new information throughout the implementation process.
We can help your team develop critical negotiation and leadership skills through our expert-led, private workshops. In-person and online options are available. Contact us for more information.
At CNCM, our confidential mediation and facilitation processes are designed to help you and your counterparts communicate more effectively, weigh options, and determine what is in your best interests.
We are a conflict management and strategic negotiation firm. Our mission is to help clients navigate difficult situations and reach better, more durable deals.
Cody is a co-founder of CNCM and manages its day-to-day operations. He has advised and lectured on negotiation internationally, and his writings have been used to teach negotiation, strategy, and leadership principles to graduate students and executives at leading business, law, and policy schools. Cody has also served during crises as a negotiation strategist with the eXperimental Negotiation Initiative, supporting efforts to resolve some of the world's most urgent, intractable conflicts.
Outside CNCM, Cody is a Lecturer in Columbia University's Negotiation and Conflict Resolution MS program, and he previously held full-time research appointments at Harvard Business School. Cody received graduate degrees from the University of Heidelberg and Columbia University.
Malhotra, Deepak, and Cody Smith. "Negotiating Peace in Colombia." Harvard Business School Case 923-006, August 2022.
Ana Carolina Smith
Ana is a co-founder of CNCM and currently serves as a strategic advisor. She oversaw CNCM's business development while completing her studies in computer science at Harvard. She is currently a product manager in the financial services sector.