Course Title: Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5337 Diploma of Conveyancing

Course Title: Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEDU6066C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and gain agreement to organisational goals, and identify, document and effectively manage disputes with stakeholders to achieve the best outcome.

It applies to individuals who use well-developed judgement skills and a range of negotiation techniques to manage others to reach agreement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSORG601 Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes

Elements:

1. Establish needs of parties

2. Negotiate to achieve agreed outcome

3. Identify and document causes of disputes

4. Implement and manage strategies to resolve disputes


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence
Evidence of the ability to:

  • apply high level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills to achieve rapport and empathy with others
  • manage relationships to achieve goals and results
  • use sound conflict resolution skills and contingency strategies
  • comply with relevant legislation, regulations and professional codes of practice.

Knowledge Evidence
To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:

  • explain dispute resolution and conflict theory and strategies
  • describe negotiating processes and strategies
  • explain the organisational policy and procedures that relate to negotiation and dispute management
  • explain the application of risk assessment and evaluation strategies to dispute management
  • explain the application of contract law to dispute management
  • outline current legislative, regulatory and industry practices, procedures and services that relate to negotiation and dispute management
  • outline relevant business principles and practices
  • describe relevant consumer protection requirements.

 Assessment Conditions
Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the organisational skills field of work and include access to:

  • common office equipment, technology, software and consumables
  • organisational policy and procedures documentation.           

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.