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LB5525 - Conflict Analysis

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

This subject focuses on equipping students with the analytical skills necessary to unpack and understand complex conflicts. Students are introduced to a range of theories, frameworks and models assisting with the analysis of conflict situations. Students undertake critical analysis of a range of conflicts to develop a deeper level of understanding of a conflict assessment process. The subject also introduces students to selecting appropriate conflict interventions and management strategies to deal with the conflict they have previously analysed.

Learning Outcomes

  • synthesize complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in CMR;
  • critically analyse a range of complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • provide general advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict;
  • effectively communicate with people in conflict (such as personal, group, organisational or cross-cultural conflict);
  • autonomously reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5502

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 4
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 13-Mar-2014 to 16-Mar-2014 (Four day Workshop: 13 - 16 March 2014 Compulsory pre-reading required prior to attending workshop)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson
Lecturer: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop: 13 - 16 March.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study presentation (30%); conflict map and recommendations (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all days is compulsory. Pre-workshop readings and online participation.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson
Lecturer: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Optional workshop:8/9 March, 29/30 March 2014 OR 13-16 March 2014
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study presentation (30%); conflict map and recommendations (50%); final learning brief (10%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 8
Census Date 21-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 07-Aug-2014 to 10-Aug-2014 (Four day Workshop: 7 - 10 August 2014. Compulsory pre-reading required prior to attending workshop)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop: 7 - 10 August 2014.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study presentation (30%); conflict map and recommendations (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all days is compulsory. Pre workshop readings and online participation.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop: 7 - 10 Aug 2014
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study presentation (30%); conflict map and recommendations (50%); final learning brief (10%).

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 4
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 08-Mar-2014 to 30-Mar-2014 (Two workshops, each of two days duration: 8/9 March and 29/30 March 2014.)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson
Lecturer: Mrs Judith Rafferty.
Workload expectations:
  • 28 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshops: Dates to be advised.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study presentation (30%); conflict map and recommendations (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all days is compulsory. Pre-workshop readings and online participation.

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.