Learning from experience helps to build better practice and is much harder to do than we often think. De-briefing is a way to avoid or minimise problems that arise in collective bargaining. This can take place with your bargaining team or with both bargaining teams sharing experiences across the table.
It can be worthwhile to set aside time to consider what worked, what didn’t and what you would do differently next time. Sometimes de-briefing seems unnecessary and emotionally trying after a protracted bargaining experience - and yet it is the best way to learn. Good de-briefing
There are many ways to de-brief. You may just want to deliver a quick survey by email or hold a meeting with the parties at the end of the bargaining.
A shortened version you could adapt for your purposes could include the following:
On the panel on the right side you can access other information and resources to help you tailor a de-briefing process to your needs, such as a draft template and the bargaining checklist.