Module on Environmental Mediation

Department Numbers
Department 1: 
NRE
Number 1: 
536
Description: 

This course is an intensive 20-hour module that develops a student's skills in mediation as they can be applied to the resolution of environmental and other public disputes.  It will help a student to:  assess the appropriateness of a mediation strategy; understand the group dynamics and incentives that make mediation challenging; design a negotiation process for multiparty disputes; carry out a mediation strategy both at the negotiating table and between meetings; and deal with difficult mediation challenges that occur in process design and management.This course is structured to build hands-on skills in mediation and facilitation in environmental disputes, and is an extension of NRE 533, Negotiation Skills. It is taught in an intensive 20-hour format using several role-plays and interactive exercises.

Credits

Minimum Credits: 
1
Maximum Credits: 
1
Pass/Fail: 
Pass/Fail or S/U optional
Graduate: 
Yes
Prerequisites: 
NRE 533 or Permission of Instructor

Terms Offered

Fall Semester: 
Yes
Winter Semester: 
No