Master of Business Administration in Conflict Management and Resolution

Courses and Study Australian courses Master of Business Administration in Conflict Management and Resolution

This degree develops the advanced business acumen, leadership and diplomacy skills demanded of professionals in the 21st century. The skills you develop are portable and valued by employers.

Campus
Townsville; External
Start dates
February, July
Duration
2 years full-time
Part time available
Study mode
On campus; Off campus

Career opportunities

The Master of Business Administration majoring in Conflict Management and Resolution is academically grounded and practice oriented. Our students develop the knowledge and skills to analyse, manage and resolve conflict in a wide variety of contexts. Graduates are prepared to work in professions that deal directly with conflict as well as in other professions that require conflict management skills.

Many of our graduates find that developing advanced conflict management and resolution skills helps their career progression in their current employment, particularly in management roles. Graduates have successfully applied their knowledge and skills in a wide range of professions and industries. These include health, local government, higher education, emergency services, primary and secondary schools, construction, logistics, law, Federal politics, Defence, social work and in general management settings; both in Australia and in other countries.  Graduates can also practice as mediators, conciliators, arbitrators and ombuds in private practice or with corporate or government organisations.

Course highlights

The Master of Business Administration in Conflict Management and Resolution uses core knowledge from the academic disciplines of business, law, psychology, technology, social science and humanities to explore key areas confronting modern managers and organisations.

You will learn how to

  • Synthesise complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution.
  • Critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems.
  • Provide specialised advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict.
  • Effectively and ethically communicate with, facilitate and support people in personal, group, organisational and cross-cultural conflict.
  • Independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development.

Course overview

The Master of Business Administration majoring in Conflict Management and Resolution program is designed for students who intend to broaden their knowledge in business administration and management while becoming qualified in the areas of conflict management and resolution.

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including management, health, local government, law, emergency services, education, Defence and social work.

How to apply

Complete an online application through our Online Application Portal.

Subjects

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

CV5010:03 Creativity

CV5011:03 Innovation

CV5012:03 Design Thinking

CV5013:03 Innovation, Imagination, Leadership

Pathway into course

Please consult the admission requirements section in the Handbook for prerequisites and pathways into this course.

Handbook

MBA – Creativity and Innovation Major

Major code

MBA-CRI

Available in

Master of Business Administration

Credit points

12 credit points

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

CV5010:03 Creativity

CV5011:03 Innovation

CV5012:03 Design Thinking

CV5013:03 Innovation, Imagination, Leadership

This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.