SS4217 - Conflict Management and Mediation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course will introduce students to the nature and causes of conflicts. Students will understand functions, strategies, and skills of negotiation and mediation. Training will be both theory-driven and skill-driven. The course aims to guide students understand different types of theories of conflict escalation and management. It will enlighten students understand the relationships among power, rights and interests in the process of dispute resolution. Students will have chances to apply theories into practices.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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