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Course Code: HRMT411 Course ID: 2968 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the principles, practices, and processes of dispute and conflict resolution. The course draws on interdisciplinary materials from social science, decision theory, management/labor relations, law, and others. Course curriculum incorporates a review of non-binding dispute resolution strategies such as negotiation and mediation, binding strategies including arbitration, and psychological challenges to overcoming conflict such as cognitive perception biases.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Discuss the stages of litigation in the U.S. and the points at which it is appropriate to consider using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to resolve disputes.
2. Explain the general characteristics of ADR.
3. Discuss several significant ethical issues involved in negotiation.
4. Contrast mediation to adversarial dispute resolution models like arbitration and trial.
5. Explain the purpose and process of the Summary Jury Trial and Mini-Trial process and explain the advantages and disadvantages.
6. Describe the application of interest arbitration, particularly with regard to public sector employment.
7. Identify codes of ADR professional conduct.

NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Week 3 Assignment: Mediation Quarrels 10.00 %
Week 7 Assignment: Executory Arbitration 10.00 %
Exams 40.00 %
Midterm Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Discuss the stages of litigation in the U.S. and the points at which it is appropriate to consider using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to resolve disputes.
2. Explain the general characteristics of ADR.
3. Discuss several significant ethical issues involved in negotiation.
4. Contrast mediation to adversarial dispute resolution models like arbitration and trial.
5. Explain the purpose and process of the Summary Jury Trial and Mini-Trial process and explain the advantages and disadvantages.
6. Describe the application of interest arbitration, particularly with regard to public sector employment.
7. Identify codes of ADR professional conduct.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.