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MGF3450

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2014 (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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions