INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL MEDIATION

LAW3ICM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


International Commercial Mediation examines the foundational principles and practice of mediation in the context of cross border commercial transactions. This subject is designed to train and assess students who have been selected to represent La Trobe Law School at the Commercial Mediation Competitions (ICC). You will explore the nature of commercial mediation through theoretical training combined with workshops where you will practice the skills in mock mediation sessions, as well as the opportunity to participate in the competition.


SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must complete 180 credit point in their course This subject is by application only

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students will be selected to enroll in the subject based on grades, an application form, Curriculum Vitae and relevance of previous studies/experience

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGetting to YesPrescribedFisher,Ury, Latest EditionRH Business Books

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify the principles of mediation and how a dispute is translated into a mediation claim in written form, using the process of mediation

Activities:
Readings, Mediation plans
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate a critical awareness of how to pursue a mediation claim for a client as effectively as possible.

Activities:
Mediation plans, Mediation Practice Workshops, Competition Performance
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Synthesise mediation processes and strategies in order to find solutions to legal disputes.

Activities:
Mediation Practice Workshops, Competition Performance
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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