Course Code: ACCT 4005
Academic Year: 2021-2022
This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It will provide the students with an introduction to conflict analysis, negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Through a series of role plays and simulation exercises, the students will gain insight into the practice of ADR and will have the opportunity to develop effective negotiation and mediation skills. The students will gain a greater understanding of the differences between principled and positional negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation processes. Students will learn about the ADR Institute of (Ontario) Canada Inc., including reference to the code of ethics with regard to such professional principles as fairness, integrity, trust and confidentiality.