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MGC3450

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sandra Cockfield

Synopsis

The focus of the unit is on developing the knowledge and skills to manage conflict in a range of business and professional contexts. Students study a variety of theories and processes that will enhance their skills in avoiding and resolving disputes within and between organisations.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify and interpret the implications of the characteristics of conflict in society and in relationships
  • apply ethically communication, counselling, negotiation and mediation techniques to a variety of conflict situations
  • examine the influence and implications of power in conflict
  • evaluate the main alternative dispute resolution techniques and assess the applicability of dispute resolution techniques to specific situations
  • assess and develop dispute resolution systems.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Sandra Cockfield

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

MGF3450