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LB5525 - Conflict and Dispute Analysis

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject will focus on equipping students with the analytical skills necessary to deal with conflict and dispute situations. Students will undertake critical analysis of a range of conflict and dispute situations in order to develop a deeper level of understanding of the processes of conflict analysis and the selection of appropriate conflict interventions and management strategies.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the forces that operate in the field of conflict and dispute transformation and resolution;
  • begin to build a set of practical skills in relation to the analysis of conflict, including conflict mapping and process design, conflict intervention selection and conflict management systems;
  • understand the range of conflict analysis and management skills necessary to manage complex forms of conflict successfully.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The ability to encompass and use methods and conceptual advances in areas of knowledge cognate to their central area(s) of expertise;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5502

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 5, Block
Census Date 03-May-2012
Non-standard start/end 30-Mar-2012 to 15-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching 30-Mar-2012 to 20-Apr-2012 (Two intensive blocks: 30/31 March and 18 - 20 April 2012)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 4, Limited
Census Date 15-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching 24-Feb-2012 to 11-Mar-2012 (24 - 26 February and 9 - 11 March.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 8, Limited
Census Date 16-Aug-2012
Non-standard start/end 20-Jul-2012 to 28-Sep-2012
Face to face teaching 20-Jul-2012 to 05-Aug-2012 (20 - 22 July and 3 - 5 August.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (20%).

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (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.