Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27
Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution is a very practical course designed to give students a first-hand interaction with a number of the different structured ways to resolve disputes that exist. The course is taught by way of a weekly lecture which focuses on an explanation of theory and rationale followed by role play tutorials, where students engage in negotiations and mediations in particular.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Negotiation role-play (60%), written examination which students complete at home in a fixed timescale (40%).
Students carry out a self analysis of approach to dispute resolution using a psychometric testing tool, for personal information, and feedback is given on the limitations of such a tool, but the benefit of reflecting on personal approaches to and perceptions of disputes. Students are required to search for web sources providing guidance on approaches to negotiation of disputes.