NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert

NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert (NCN-E) certification focuses on testing students on their comprehensive understanding of both single-issue and multi-issue negotiation and assesses their professional experience in negotiation. The purpose of the NGstudy Certified Negotiation Specialist exam is to confirm that you have gained a thorough understanding of all the processes of single-issue as well as multi-issue negotiation as defined in the NBOK™ Guide and have become an expert in the field of negotiation. On passing the exam, you will be accredited as "NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert".

Certification Duration Prerequisites Target Audience Cost of Exam
Certification: NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert Duration: None Prerequisites: 5 years of relevant work experience Target Audience: Individuals and organizations who have already gained significant experience in negotiation and wish to become certified experts in the field Cost of Exam: USD 600

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 140 questions
  • No negative marks for incorrect answers
  • 180-minute duration
  • Proctored online exam

Audience Profile

Individuals and organizations that who have already gained significant experience in negotiation and wish to become certified experts in the field


Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a related field. It is preferable to complete the NGstudy Certified Negotiation Specialist certification and study all processes in the NBOK™ Guide before applying for the NGstudy Certified Negotiation Expert certification. It is also mandatory to earn 40 educational hours by attending Negotiation Expert classroom training provided by a VMEdu Authorized Training Partner (V.A.T.P.).

How to Apply

  1. Register for the exam by paying USD 600 on (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by a VMEdu A.T.P. (View list of Partners offering NGstudy courses)
  2. Login and access the curated courses online or through the NGstudy mobile app using credentials provided by VMEdu or by a VMEdu A.T.P. Access the online course and read through all the important concepts covered for single-issue and multi-issue negotiation. The course includes: High quality videos, Illustrative case studies, Chapter tests, Study guides, Role plays and Glossary of important terms.
  3. Take the exam
    1. Schedule the three hour proctored exam. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
    2. NGstudy verifies the application; confirms the exam date & time.
    3. Take the two hour proctored exam online.
  4. Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
    1. Your name will be added to the NGstudy Certification Registry. sample certificate
    2. The physical certificate will be shipped to you.
    3. If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again by paying $50.