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LB5527 - Conflict Coaching

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

Conflict coaching is a relatively new concept in Australia. It involves a conflict management specialist providing one-on-one support to a person to enable them to constructively deal with conflict. This support may be provided in relation to a specific conflict, or to assist the client to develop conflict management skills more generally. The subject examines a number of different conflict coaching models, and participants develop their own model based on a strong understanding of conflict and the coach's support role. It includes a range of exercises and role-plays to develop participants' conflict coaching skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • an in-depth understanding of various models of conflict coaching skills in a range of conflict coaching models;
  • awareness of, and ability to resolve, ethical and professional practice issues that arise in the conduct of conflict coaching.

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 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.
LB5500 or LB5525


Townsville, Study Period 5, Limited
Census Date 03-May-2012
Face to face teaching 12-Apr-2012 to 15-Apr-2012 (Workshop of 4 days duration: 12 - 15 April 2012)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Four day workshop
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.