Conflict Management

Course Code: BA 125 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Business Administration - Masters • Field of study: Business Administration (in English)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Mălina Darja
Seminar tutor: Mălina Darja
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8

Course aims:

Acquiring knowledge about models of conflict analysis, conflict interpretation interpretation, and conflict resolution models.
Assimilation of methodologies and tools for managing international conflicts.
Developing an analysis about handle an international conflict.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

  1. Developments in conflict analysis
  2. Periodization of contemporary conflicts
  3. Conflict analysis: generations, schools, approaches
  4. Conflicting typing and classification
  5. Understanding contemporary conflicts
  6. Prevent violent conflicts
  7. Blocking / limiting conflict violence: peacekeeping (peacekeeping)
  8. Ending violent conflicts: peacemaking
  9. Post-war reconstruction 10. Peacebuilding (Peacebuilding)
  10. Peacebuilding (Peacebuilding)
  11. Reconciliation
  12. Managing international conflicts as a security issue

Teaching methods:

Lecture Interactive discussions

Learning outcomes:

Assimilation of fundamental knowledge and concepts related to conflicts and methods of conflict resolution. 

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:


Recommended reading:

Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse, Hugh Miall, Contemporary Conflict Resolution, Polity Press , London , 2005 , -
Peter Wallensteen, Understanding Conflict Resolutio, Sage Publication , London , 2003 , -
Eric Stern, Crisis Decisiomaking, Stokholm University Press , - , 2001 , -