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BX2119 - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject introduces students to alternatives to litigation for resolving public and private disputes. The subject introduces concepts such as negotiation and mediation as well as providing an overview of arbitration and conciliation. The statutory regimes and practices in which ADR is embedded in Australia are considered. The subject has a practical orientation and requires participation in discussions, exercises and role-plays.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand and analyse the nature of disputes and evaluate the utility of ADR as an alternative to the litigation process for settling disputes;
  • compare, contrast and analyse the different types of ADR operating in Australia;
  • identify, apply and critically analyse the main elements of distributive bargaining, integrative negotiation and mediation.
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Combinations:
LA4034 BX3119

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 10
Census Date 12-Dec-2019
Face to face teaching 25-Nov-2019 to 29-Nov-2019 (Five days of teaching: Mon 25 Nov - Fri 29 Nov 2019)
Coord/Lect: Mr Neil Dunbar.
Contact hours:
  • 38 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment: other exams (50%); essays (% - 30%); (% - 20%).

    Townsville, Block, Study Period 3
    Census Date 07-Feb-2019
    Face to face teaching 14-Jan-2019 to 18-Jan-2019 (Five days of teaching: Mon 14 Jan to Fri 18 Jan 2019)
    Coord/Lect: Mr Neil Dunbar.
    Contact hours:
    • 38 hours workshops/Seminars
      Assessment: (50%); essays (% - 30%); (% - 20%).

      Cairns, Block, Study Period 10
      Census Date 12-Dec-2019
      Face to face teaching 02-Dec-2019 to 06-Dec-2019 (Five days of teaching: Mon 2 December - Fri 6 December 2019)
      Coord/Lect: Mr Neil Dunbar.
      Contact hours:
      • 38 hours workshops/Seminars
        Assessment: other exams (50%); essays (% - 30%); (% - 20%).

        Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.