Course Code: ADR 5006
Academic Year: 2023-2024
Moving from theory to practice, students will further explore the practice of mediation from the perspective of the mediator, a representative of a party in mediation and a party to mediation. Issues of gender, power imbalance, diversity and breakdown in communication will be examined. The practical learning is taken one step further with hands-on involvement in real-life mediated disputes while always observing the Code of Conduct. Through role plays, case studies and hands-on observations, students will build on the basic understanding of negotiations in ADR. 5000 to assist clients, businesses and community organizations in resolving disputes.