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LAW3101 Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution III
Credit Points: 15
LAW1100 Legal Framework I

Focussing on mediation this unit develops an understanding of conflict and the self as a negotiator and provides a general introduction to the theories, practices and processes of negotiation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in a variety of settings including business and administration.  The unit examines the potential for conflict to develop awareness, understanding and agreement among parties as well as providing an opportunity to explore skills that contribute to the management of conflict.  The differences among ADR processes, the roles of both mediators and participants and the effects of outcomes reached by mediation and ADR will be covered.  A generic model of mediation is presented and students have the opportunity to apply the model to disputes in commercial and business settings.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAAAKBusiness Law Major
MAAACSGovernance and Policy Major
MAAABIPolicy and Governance Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009