University of Massachusetts Boston Courses

Courses held at the University of Massachusetts’ Boston campus.

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Advanced Negotiation/Mediation: Reconciliation

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Advanced Negotiation/Mediation: Reconciliation (ConRes 603)
MCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES

FALL 2013

Instructor:
David E. Matz

This is a “changing topics” course. Each semester it examines the resolution of conflict in a different context(s); topics covered in the past have included Arab Israeli Negotiation, Women and Conflict, Public Policy Disputes, Organizational Conflict, and Workplace Conflict.  Specific focus and

Advanced Intervention

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Advanced Intervention (DisRes 626)
MCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES

FALL 2013

Instructor:
TBD

This course applies the principles of mediation and other forms of intervention to a particular context. Each year, the specific course context changes. Possibilities include intervention in environmental disputes, family disputes, organizational disputes, or international disputes.

(Thursday 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.)

Conflict Resolution Systems for Organizations

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Conflict Resolution Systems for Organizations (DisRes 625)
MCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES

SPRING 2014

Instructor:
David Matz
617-287-7489
www.disres.umb.edu

This course is designed to deepen students’ understanding of open and hidden organizational conflict and the formal and informal dispute resolution systems that address or obscure these conflicts. Students will examine different kinds of conflict management systems and the criteria for

Cross-Cultural Conflict

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Cross-Cultural Conflict (ConRes 624)
MCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES

FALL 2013

Instructor:
TBD

This course emphasizes the special characteristics of conflict based in religious, ethnic, national, or racial identity-conflicts that the field calls “intractable.” The primary focus of the course is on intervention techniques that have been used and that have been proposed for use in these settings.

Introductory Theory

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Introductory Theory (ConRes 623)
McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies

FALL 2013

Instructors:
TBD

This course examines the theories and assumptions underpinning the practice of negotiation and mediation. It identifies the major schools of thought that influence models in practice and shape research agendas. It examines theories critically, with three aims-uncovering implicit assumptions of practice, testing those assumptions against empirical

Negotiation

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Negotiation (ConRes 621)
McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies

FALL 2013

Instructor:
David Matz
617-287-7489
www.disres.umb.edu

Negotiation is the bedrock skill in this field. The course addresses the development of negotiation techniques and fosters student knowledge of the substantial body of negotiation theory that is now available. (Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.)