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Dispute Resolution

153.200 Introduction to Dispute Resolution 15 credits
An introduction to the modes of dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation and arbitration and the relevant law.
153.202 Law and Mediation 15 credits
The legal framework for mediation and an introduction to the law of contract and tort.
153.204 Negotiation Principles 15 credits
Negotiation principles as applied to avoiding and resolving disputes.
153.302 Mediation Process 15 credits
An examination of the nature of disputes, negotiation, mediation, and other non-adjudicative dispute resolution processes.
153.306 Negotiation Practice 15 credits
Application of the theory of the negotiation process.
153.310 Arbitration Practicum 15 credits
A practical residential course on practice, procedure and award writing.
153.311 Mediation Practicum 15 credits
A practical residential course on the practice and procedure of non-adjudicative dispute resolution including settlement agreements.
153.314 Dispute Resolution Advocacy 15 credits
A study of advocacy practice and the application of the Evidence Act 2006 in the management of dispute resolution processes.
153.315 Adjudicative Processes 15 credits
A study of the Arbitration Act 1996, and the Construction Contracts Act 2002
153.320 Employment Dispute Resolution 15 credits
The theory and practice of solving employment disputes.
153.330 Dispute Resolution Practicum 15 credits
A Residential practicum covering negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other dispute resolution techniques.
153.700 Elements of Dispute Resolution 30 credits
The law and practice of mediation and arbitration.
153.701 Advanced Arbitration 30 credits
The law and practice of New Zealand and international arbitrations using the Model Law and other institutional procedures.
153.702 International Law for Dispute Resolution 30 credits
A study of treaties affecting international trade and the application of legal regimes affecting dispute resolution.
153.703 Advanced negotiation 30 credits
An exploration of the fundamental dynamics of the process of negotiation leading to dispute resolution agreements.
153.704 Advanced Mediation 30 credits
An examination at an advanced level of key principles and processes of mediation.
153.705 Dispute Resolution Management 30 credits
An introduction to the management of dispute resolution including case and practice management.
153.706 Reasoning and Decision Making 30 credits
An examination of key principles and techniques of reasoning and decision-making especially as relative to Dispute Resolution.
153.707 Theory of Conflict 30 credits
The theory of conflict and its application to dispute resolution.
153.708 Advanced Employment Dispute Resolution 30 credits
The theory and practice of solving employment disputes.
153.800 Thesis 120 credits
A research course requiring the student to conduct independent research with academic supervision within the area of dispute resolution.
153.897 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
153.898 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.

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