Intensive spring school unit – pre-reading and other tasks commence Oct 2014 before face-to-face workshops in Nov 2014. A minimum enrolment of 20 students is required for this unit to run.
This unit cannot be taken as part of any Law degree. Interested students should check with their faculty before enrolling to ask whether it can be included in their current course. The unit has been approved for study in the Bachelor of Philosophy.
In today's rapidly changing world, conflict is everywhere: in our personal lives, in our workplace and communities, and between nations. Most employers require job applicants to demonstrate that they have "conflict management skills", particularly for team-based or management positions. This subject provides students with a strong foundation in conflict management skills that they can apply immediately in their personal and professional lives. It introduces students to models of conflict analysis, and a range of conflict management and resolution tools and processes. Students will gain the knowledge and practical skills to prevent unnecessary conflict and to effectively manage inevitable conflict in a constructive manner. The subject is interdisciplinary in nature, including aspects from fields of study such as communication, psychology, social science, political science, management, coaching and dispute resolution. The subject is highly interactive, involving both online and face-to-face activities.
Introduction to conflict analysis
Introduction to conflict management processes – "fitting the forum to the fuss"
Skills for conflict management
Ethical issues in conflict management
|Unit name||Conflict Management Skills|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Dr Samantha Hardy|
Dr Samantha Hardy
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Completion of 100% of university study (ie 8 x 12.5pt units)
Pre-reading and some tasks to be completed before the 2 x 2-day face-to-face full-day workshops (9am-4pm) on 17, 18, 22 and 23 November.Attendance at all four days is compulsory.
Conflict style self-assessment task (10%); Case study PART 1: Conflict analysis (30%); Case study PART 2: Conflict management process advice (30%); and Participation in Online Activities (30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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