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CAMN502: Foundation: Understanding Conflict, Change and Systems in Organizational Contexts

Provides a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to understanding conflict analysis and management as a field of study and practice. Focuses on engaging with conflict, change, and systems specifically related to organizational contexts
Course Credits: 3.0

CAMN503: Professional Skills: Dealing with Conflict

Links theory with professional practice. Develops professional skills for dealing with conflict in and among groups and teams in a safe learning environment. Analyzes the different characteristics of interpersonal, intra-group and intergroup conflicts and how this informs professional practice. Pre-requisite: CAMN502
Course Credits: 3.0

CAMN504: Reflective Practice: Leading Change in Organizational Settings

Focuses on reflective practice, professional conduct, and leadership skills for the conflict management practitioner. Applies a systems approach to conflict and change management. Develops competencies for tapping into the creative potential of conflict towards the goal of productive organizational change. Pre-requisite: CAMN502
Course Credits: 3.0

CAMN552: Structures: Legal Frameworks and Conflict Engagement

Provides an introduction to legal systems and quasi-legal processes used in conflict resolution, including courts, arbitration and restorative justice. Advances skills of legal analysis, case analysis and problem-solving. Critically examines the role of law in shaping relationships between individuals and groups as well as between the state and society.
Course Credits: 3.0

CAMN553: Processes: Designing Conflict Management Practice

Examines conflict-management process design in organizational contexts, including impact assessment. Advances interpersonal communication and intercultural competencies. Explores the use of technology as a process tool. Pre-requisite: CAMN502
Course Credits: 3.0

HUMS551: Foundations of Research

Provides an introduction to the foundations of research and to the concepts and procedures of qualitative and quantitative research methodology. Covers strategies for critically assessing published empirical research and discusses the roles of epistemological and ontological assumptions in the application of paradigms of knowledge. Reviews issues concerning ethics in research and the function of social values in the process of knowledge construction. Examines core research methodologies and methods used in professional practice. Pre-requisites: One of CAMN 502, DEMN502, HSPB500, JUST502
Course Credits: 3.0