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6. Public Affairs Dispute Resolution and Consensus-Building

This course addresses the theory and practice of dispute resolution and consensus-building in a public policy context.  Federal, state, and local case studies and exercises are employed to help students develop skills in multi-party conflict analysis, assessment for dispute resolution intervention, and negotiation and facilitation processes.  Students also learn the skills of collaboration and group dialogue.

by John Stephens
   University of North Carolina

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