JCU is excited to offer a range of new subjects in 2014 including the following
*NEW* Conflict Resolution Processes
This subject focuses on the different processes that are available for resolving conflict, including negotiation, conciliation, mediation, arbitration, litigation, facilitation, collaborative 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.
*NEW* Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution
This subject considers the ethical issues that may arise in managing and resolving conflict in a wide range of contexts. Students learn about a range of ethical decision making processes. Students also explore the concept of reflection and what it means to be a reflective practitioner in the field of conflict management and resolution.
*NEW* Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution
This subject provides a foundation for students to engage in research and writing in the field of conflict management and resolution. Students develop skills in conducting research and writing for a range of audiences, and learn how to interpret and apply research in the practice of conflict management and resolution.
*NEW* Advanced Negotiation
This subject focuses on the requirements for successful negotiation in complex situations. Students develop advanced skills, particularly in relation to negotiating in multi-party and multi-issue settings. The subject also focuses on the importance of reflective practice, and students participate in activities to develop their capacity to critically evaluate their own performance as a negotiator.
*NEW* Topical Issues in Conflict Management and Resolution
This subject focuses on current and topical issues in the field of conflict management and resolution, particularly recent developments in policy and practice. The subject is often taught by visiting guest lecturers with special expertise or experience in the field.