Course Catalog

IPOL8511

Intro to Conflict Resolution

This course is an introduction to the field of conflict resolution and is intended to provide a solid foundation for further inquiry and application. The course is deliberately very broad and it so designed to facilitate students to pick and choose specific topics they would like to study in-depth in future. This course is both theory and skills based. Theories useful for understanding the root causes, dynamics and the resolution of the conflict (primarily inter-state conflict) will be examined. In the latter half of the course, students will focus on developing skills (primarily negotiation, mediation and facilitation) as third party interveners. Students will be encouraged to find their style of intervention, analyze complex conflict situations, develop intervention strategies and suggest methods and processes for implementing agreements reached.
Subject:
International Policy
Department:
International Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Fall 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8511A-F12 Lecture (Iyer)

Fall 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8511A-F11 Lecture (Iyer)

Fall 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8511A-F10 Lecture (Iyer)

Fall 2009 - MIIS

IPOL8511A-F09 Lecture (Iyer)