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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.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LB5500 or LB5525

Availabilities

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.