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LLM Curriculum

Negotiation

CML5671F

Course Co-ordinator:

Professor Alan Rycroft

Room 5.22
Kramer Law Building
Middle Campus

Phone: +27 21 650 3070

Email: alan.rycroft@uct.ac.za

Course Overview:

Higher postgraduate course, first semester.

Prerequisites:
See Rules for LLM and MPhil Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas.

Course outline:
Negotiation is a fundamental method of resolving disputes in the labour field and a discrete course in this area will enhance the study of mediation and arbitration.

The course is designed to provide a theoretical understanding of why and how people negotiate, coupled with insights into the foundations of effective and ethical negotiation and the dynamics of the negotiation process. The course will involve simulated negotiations and students are expected to participate fully in this process.

Assessment:
Examination counts 75% and year mark counts 25% of final grade.