Institute for Conflict Studies


Enrollment limited! Agenda now available.

Small sessions that build understanding, collegiality, and critical thinking.

Join us in fall 2018 for practical training in dispute resolution, offered by the Institute for Conflict Studies at Cardinal Stritch University! These short courses, which also provide CLE credit, are designed for professionals in business, law, health care, education, public service, and nonprofit management. See the upcoming schedule for our Fridays at Stritch sessions starting October 12th!

Read instructor Eva Soeka's guest essay in our Summer edition of the Stritch Magazine: Discovering collaboration, creativity, innovation and understanding through conflict.

Retired Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and Institute for Conflict Studies instructor Janine P. Geske, J.D., discusses the importance of conflict studies and conflict resolution.
 

Upcoming Classes

UNDERSTANDING YOUR APPROACH TO CONFLICT

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Eva M. Soeka • Limit: 25 students

MEDIATION 101

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Danielle Carne • Limit: 25 students


WHAT IS PROBLEM-SOLVING NEGOTIATION?

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Eva M. Soeka • Limit: 16 students

ADR AND TECHNOLOGY

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Danielle Carne • Limit: 25 students

INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

1:00-5:00p.m. • $295 • Instructors: Mark Gmach & Lyle Maryniak • Limit: 18 students
(This session involves pre and post session work.)


LEADING THROUGH CHANGE

1:00-5:00p.m. • $295 • Instructors: Mark Gmach & Lyle Maryniak • Limit: 18 students
(This session involves pre and post session work.)

MEDIATION 101

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Danielle Carne • Limit: 25 students

COROPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Dr. Peggy Van Scotter • Limit 25 students

FACILITATED IEPs

1:00-4:00p.m • $195 • Instructor: Eva M. Soeka • Limit: 16 students


UNDERSTANDING YOUR APPROACH TO CONFLICT

1:00-4:00p.m • $195 • Instructor: Eva M. Soeka • Limit: 20 students

MEDIATOR ETHICS

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Michael Rust • Limit: 25 students
(This session will be submitted for 3EPR credits for attorneys.)


INTERVIEWING 101

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Moira J. Kelly • Limit: 20 students

SHAPING CULTURE

1:00-5:00p.m. • $295 • Instructors: Mark Gmach & Lyle Maryniak • Limit: 18 students
(This session involves pre and post session work.)

ADR AND TECHNOLOGY

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Danielle Carne • Limit: 25 students

INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN BUSINESS

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Dr. Peggy Van Scotter • Limit 25 students


FACILITATION 101

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Moira J. Kelly • Limit: 20 students

DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FOR FAMILY MEDIATORS

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Michael Rust • Limit: 25 students
(This session will be submitted for 3EPR credits for attorneys.)

SUPERVISORY BEST PRACTICES

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Kathleen Rinehart • Limit: 25 students


ALIGNMENT

1:00-5:00p.m. • $295 • Instructors: Mark Gmach & Lyle Maryniak • Limit: 18 students
(This session involves pre and post session work.)

MEDIATION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Michael Rust • Limit: 25 students
(This session will be submitted for 3EPR credits for attorneys.)

STRATEGIC PLANNING 101

1:00-4:00p.m. • $195 • Instructor: Moira J. Kelly • Limit: 20 students

Featured Instructors


Howard Bellman

Mediator, Arbitrator, and former Secretary of the Department of Industry, Labor, and Human Relations


Danielle Carne

Carne Dispute Resolution


Janine P. Geske

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice


Laila V. Hick

Northwestern Mutual, Vice President, Transformation


Eva M. Soeka

Executive Director, Institute for Conflict Studies and former Director of Marquette University's Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution


Lyle N. Maryniak, M.S., CLF

Adjunct Professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering

How to Register

Register by calling Eva M. Soeka, Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Studies, at 414-410-4182 or by email at emsoeka@stritch.edu.


 

About the Institute for Conflict Studies at Cardinal Stritch University

The Institute for Conflict Studies is designed as an interdisciplinary forum for people engaged in a wide range of professions to enhance their understanding of conflict.  Participants learn about processes such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and public policy consensus building to help them identify, prevent, manage, and resolve conflicts in their everyday work and community lives.