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Conflict series - 2. Conflict analysis [PTP.2016.07E]

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Type:
Course
Location:
Web Based
Date:
4 Feb 2016 to 31 Dec 2016
Duration of event:
1 Days
Programme Area:
Peacekeeping
Specific Target Audience:
No
Price:
No Fee
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English

The conflict series is an open, self-paced course meant to provide an introduction to conflict studies and more advanced courses in conflictology.

The second of a series of three, this course delves into conflict analysis. The goal of this chapter is to give the learner a basic understanding of the importance of conflict analysis, and a set of tools and methods to start conducting their own.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Illustrate the importance of Conflict analysis;
  • Describe the levels, spheres, causes of conflict and categories of actors involved in Conflict analysis.

 

The course is composed of three sections:

  • Section 1: The importance of conflict analysis
  • Section 2: Levels and spheres of conflict analysis
  • Section 3: Three steps of conflict analysis
The average work time is estimated at 2.5 hours.

The course is a self-guided, self-paced, web-based course that is on-going and can be accessed at any time. The material is presented in an interactive visual and text format with web-based reference resources. Multiple choice quizzes at the end of each lesson serve a dual function of assessing and evaluating the students’ understanding and retention and provide a further didactic function by reviewing the content. 

Primary audience: The course is designed for anyone who has an interest and curiosity in conflict studies.

Secondary audience: The course is geared towards anyone who wishes to garner a baggage of basic knowledge to then pursue more advanced courses in conflictology, notably UNITAR’s Master Degree in Conflictology. 

UNITAR recommends the following as a minimum in hardware and software to take our e-Learning courses. Please consult your Network Administrator or Systems person to ensure that you have the following:
  • Platform: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP or superior; MacOS 9 or MacOS X; Linux
  • Hardware: 64 MB of RAM, 1 GB of free disk space
  • Software:
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader (click here to download for free)
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  • Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher (click here to download for free); it works better with Firefox 3.6 or higher (click here to download for free)
  • Note that JavaScript, Cookies and Pop-ups must be enabled
  • Modem: 56 K

You will receive an email with the detailed information on how to access the course within 48 hours from the registration. 

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