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POL437O Topics in Political Science: Gender Equality in Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution

[3–0, 3 cr.]

“Negotiation”, “Mediation” and “Conflict Resolution” are key skills that any professional must develop. But these skills are not limited to the workplace. Indeed, the ability to undertake effective cross-cultural, cross-gender discussions is an essential component of academic and social development. Numerous frameworks have been developed to train professionals to lead negotiations and navigate the complexities of conflict situations. Yet, few academic interventions have been developed to introduce undergraduate students to the principles and praxis of successful cross-cultural and cross-gender discussions.