Sample of Course Objectives & Agenda

Sample of Workshop Objectives
CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND NONVIOLENT TRANSFORMATION
Offered by TCRJ

Facilitator:  Marinetta Cannito Hjort

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide an integrated framework of conflict analysis and transformation.
  • Explore the causes of violence at the individual, community and global level.
  • Acquire nonviolent skills and tools for addressing and transforming conflicts at interpersonal, inter-groups and structural levels.
  • Learn to apply alternative nonviolent strategies in local contexts for building a culture of peace, justice and reconciliation.

Sample Workshop Agenda
CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND NONVIOLENT TRANSFORMATION
Offered by TCRJ

FIRST DAY

Introduction

  • Initial Circle: Introductions and Expectations
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Methodology

An Integrated Framework of Conflict Analysis

  • Conflict Map: Definitions and Metaphors
  • Nature of Conflict
  • Elements of Conflict
  • Personal Dimension of Conflict: Emotions, Individual Styles

SECOND DAY

An Integrated Framework of Conflict Analysis

  • Systemic Apporach of Conflict
  • Levels of Conflict
  • Types of Conflict
  • Time Dimension – Conflict as a Process: Stages and Escalation of Conflict

THIRD DAY

An Integrated Approach to Nonviolent Conflict Transformation

  • Relational Dimension of Conflict: Obstacles to Communication, Skills for a Nonviolent Communication
  • Identifying Positions, Interests and Needs
  • Mediation, Negotiation and Other Types of Interventions
  • Characteristics and Role of Mediator

FOURTH DAY

An Integrated Approach to Nonviolent Conflict Transformation

  • Structural Dimension of Conflict: Conflict and Power
  • Symbolic Dimension of Conflict: Conflict, Values and Identity

FIFTH DAY

Applying Strategies of Social Transformation for the Development of a Culture of Peace

  • Creative Strategies of Conflict Transformation
  • Analysis and Concrete Application of Strategies to Transform a Local Conflicts
  • Critical Issues and Ethical Considerations: Conflict, Reconciliation and Forgiveness
  • Reflections, Feedback
  • Closing Circle

Comments are closed.