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International Economic Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Methods

International Economic Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Methods

3 ECTS credits
75 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 8020292GNR for all students in the 1st semester at a (G) Postgraduate - preliminary level.

Information about this course is applicable on academic year 2017-2018.

Semester
1st semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Impossible
Grading method

Grading (scale from 0 to 20)

Can retake in second session
Yes
Taught in
English
Faculty
Faculty of Economic & Social Sciences & Solvay BS
Responsible organisation
ES Academische eenheid
Educational Team:
  • Decaan ES (course titular)
    Activities and contact hours
    • 30 contact hours Lecture
    Course content
    • An overview of existing dispute resolution mechanisms such as negotiation, partnering, dispute review board, mediation (peaceful settlement of disputes), conciliation, case evaluation, settlement counsel, mini-trial, arbitration, baseball arbitration, arb-med, med-arb, arb-med-arb, etc;
    • Comparing the commercial advantages of different dispute resolution mechanisms;
    • Practical exercises on negotiation and mediation.
    Course material
    • Course text (Required): International Economic Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Methods
    Additional info

    Complementary study material

    European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice, A Guide to European Mediation, Maklu 2012

    Programme Objectives

    General Competences

    • Being able to design and apply a dispute management system within an international economic context;
    • Understanding the commercial benefits of various dispute resolution methods;
    • Developing negotiation and mediation skills.
    Grading

    The final grade is composed based on the following categories:

    • Oral Exam determines 50% of the final mark.
    • Written Exam determines 50% of the final mark.

    Within the Oral Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

    Oral Exam with a relative weight of 50 which comprises 50% of the final mark.

    Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

    Written Exam with a relative weight of 50 which comprises 50% of the final mark.

    Additional info with regard to grading

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