2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

IDCE 366 - Principles of Negotiation and Mediation: An Overview of Conflict Resolution Approaches


This skills-based course offers an overview of the principles of conflict management that can be applied internationally as well as interpersonally. A general framework for the understanding of conflict is presented that Includes: power-, needs-, interest-, and relationship-based conceptualizations of conflict management. Gives students a theoretical as well as practical experience of working effectively in conflict contexts. It explores some of the psychological obstacles that impede the resolution and implementation process and engages in a number of experiential exercises that help the student develop the wide range of skills needed to transform conflict relationships.