This unit cannot be taken as part of any Law degree. It is also not available as an advanced unit choice in the Legal Studies major offered under the Bachelor of Arts. 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 "communication and conflict management skills", particularly for team-based or management positions. This subject provides students with a strong foundation in communication and conflict management skills that they can apply immediately in their personal and professional lives. 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 online activities.
|Unit name||Communication and Conflict Management Skills|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
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).
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Online discussion (40%), Online skills activities (40%), Reflective paper (20%)
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