PCR 401: Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. analyse how to negotiate in conflict situations among varying contexts;
  2. critique various negotiations and their best applications and strategies; and
  3. evaluate case studies and practice negotiation strategies within varying contexts.
Course Contents

The nature of conflict and the potential for negotiated settlements. It provides a framework for understanding the dynamic nature of social conflict and peace-building processes. Basic requirements for developing successful negotiating strategies. Interactive learning approach, using lecture, discussion, exercises and simulations, to build personal capacities for successful negotiation. Exercises include two-person to more complex multi-party negotiations.