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LB5530 - Conflict Resolution Processes

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

This subject focuses on the different processes that are available for resolving conflict, including negotiation, conciliation, mediation, arbitration, litigation, facilitation, collaborative processes, and restorative justice processes. Students consider the differences between the various processes and develop the capacity to evaluate which process is most suitable for a particular conflict situation.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 5
Census Date 08-May-2014
Face to face teaching 28-Apr-2014 to 30-Apr-2014 (Three day workshop: 28 - 30 April 2014)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson
Lecturer: Miss Claire Holland.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three day workshop: 28 - 30 April 2014
  • 100 hours - Online and self-study activities
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all 3 days of the workshop is required for Limited Mode offering.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 9
Census Date 09-Oct-2014
Face to face teaching 26-Sep-2014 to 28-Sep-2014 (Three day workshop: 26 - 28 September 2014)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Lecturer: Miss Claire Holland.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Three day workshop: 28 - 28 September 2014
  • 100 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Attendance on all 3 days of workshops is required for Limited Mode offering.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson
Lecturer: Miss Claire Holland.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities plus a three day workshop (optional): 28 - 30 April 2014
Method of Delivery: Face to face
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Lecturer: Miss Claire Holland.
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities plus a three day workshop (optional): 26 - 28 September 2014
Method of Delivery: Face to face
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); comparative paper (30%); case study and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.