Expert Offers Tips on Handling Ongoing Conflict -- Creighton University Hosts a Webinar with Alternative Dispute Resolution Authority and Faculty Member Bernie Mayer

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Conflicts that drag on can be frustrating to all parties—including the conflict resolution specialist. In an upcoming webinar, Creighton University faculty member Bernie Mayer, Ph.D., will discuss the management and productive handling of such disputes, using techniques from his award-winning book Staying With Conflict: A Strategic Approach to Ongoing Disputes (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2009).

Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 06, 2012

Conflicts that drag on can be frustrating to all parties—including the conflict resolution specialist. In an upcoming webinar, Creighton University faculty member Bernie Mayer, Ph.D., a recognized authority in the developing field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, will discuss the management and productive handling of such disputes.

During the webinar, “Dealing with Conflicts That Just Won’t Go Away (and Maybe Shouldn’t)”, Professor Mayer will expand on techniques and topics from his award-winning book Staying With Conflict: A Strategic Approach to Ongoing Disputes (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2009), including:

  •     The special nature and characteristics of enduring conflicts
  •     Six approaches to dealing with long-lasting disputes
  •     How to use power constructively

Mediators should always keep in mind that ongoing conflicts can be a beneficial challenge. “Our most difficult conflicts are those that won’t go away--but they are also ones that provide us with the greatest opportunity to make a difference in our personal and professional lives, our communities and our society,” says Mayer.

Event details are as follows:
Date: 9/18/12
Time: 6:00pm CDT
Registration: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/441968161

Professor Mayer teaches in Creighton’s online and campus based master’s and graduate certificate programs offered through the esteemed Werner Institute housed within the School of Law. These interdisciplinary programs incorporate collaborative problem solving, policy and principles with business studies and the social sciences to train students in all aspects of the conflict and negotiation process.

Graduates of the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution program are able to apply their education to a wide variety of career options. Conflict can emerge and create challenges in any industry or organizational setting. The Werner Institute’s graduates are able to find roles that leverage their skills to help manage this conflict effectively within corporations, HR departments, government agencies, the military, and criminal justice venues, to name a few.

Learn more about Creighton’s online programs or the upcoming webinar: Call us at 866.717.6365 to speak with an Admissions Representative or go to online.creighton.edu.

About Creighton University
Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,100 undergraduate and 3,200 professional school and graduate students. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the University offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years. For more information, visit our website at http://www.creighton.edu.

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