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The Essentials of Managing Conflict

The Essentials of Managing Conflict

The Essentials of Managing Conflict course will provide foundational knowledge about managing and resolving conflict in your personal and professional life. It will define conflict, explore the types and causes of conflict, examine the stages of a conflict, consider various conflict styles, and differentiate between various conflict resolution techniques. Full Description

1 semester credit

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Description

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This course uses problem-based learning to help you apply knowledge to real-life situations, giving you a deeper understanding of the material as it relates to the world around you.

Overview
The Essentials of Managing Conflict introduces foundational information in the field of conflict resolution, including:

  • Understanding conflict
  • The stages of conflict
  • The five styles of conflict
  • Conflict resolution techniques

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 3 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 1 Milestone assessment (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
Designed to help you understand and resolve conflicts in your personal and professional life, this course teaches you how to recognize, respond to, and resolve conflicts using a variety of scenarios to reinforce key ideas.

For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.

Reviews

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975 Student Reviews
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by Morgan R. on January 14, 2019
Very simple and quick.
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by Geyson R. on January 14, 2019
This was an excellent way of introducing study/exam taking to those who have been out of school in a while. The material covered is also very well put together an informative.
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by Joshua R. on January 14, 2019
It was hard at first but once I understood that there are notes that you can study, i realized it wasn't as bad as it seemed.
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by Shavonesia K. on January 14, 2019
Yay
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by Louis R. on January 14, 2019
Thank you
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by Shaqueta C. on January 14, 2019
I learned a lot and can now apply these methods to my own situations. Thanks.
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by Xavier G. on January 13, 2019
Definitely gave all of the material needed to learn and get familiar with the course.
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by Chase F. on January 13, 2019
I massively prefer the written notes on each subject. The videos are outdated and the way the woman portrays topics is boring and a bit archaic. The videos could use updating. I believe managing conflict is a vital topic that any person needs to master, so I think it is a great choice as an opening course for this program.
Sophia replied on January 14, 2019

Hi Chase, we hope you enjoyed this course. Thanks for your feedback. One of the most popular parts of the Sophia experience is the option for different instructional models and presentations of content. We will look forward to seeing you in your next Sophia course.

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach

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