BESC1041 Conflict Resolution

Bachelor Course Unit

Level: 100

Credit points: 6

Prerequisites: none

Mode of Study: On Campus and Blended Delivery

Unit Description

This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills for resolving conflict situations. Students will develop knowledge of the concepts used to analyse conflict, in addition to the techniques and theories of conflict resolution. They will learn to identify the interpersonal signs, stages and causes of conflict through systematic reflection on personal experiences of conflict using a learning journal and the application of conflict resolution theory. Students will develop and apply negotiation skills to resolve conflict situations to case studies. 

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  • Utilise the terminology and concepts of conflict resolution;

  • Identify the interpersonal signs, stages and causes of conflict;

  • Identify, apply and evaluate the application of conflict resolution skills;

  • Demonstrate negotiation skills to achieve mutually agreed outcomes;

  • Evaluate conflict resolution skills. 

Unit workload

The workload for this unit is 9 hours per week.

Assignment summary

Please refer to the document available here.


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Unit information may be subject to change prior to the teaching trimester commencing. Once term has commenced please review the Unit Outline in your class space to ensure your trimester study plan is correct.