Course & Seminar Schedule

Course & Seminar Schedule

All courses are held at SMU-in-Plano, 5228 Tennyson Parkway in Plano, Texas.

Regular classes meet one night per week for 10 weeks. Seminars are scheduled across two weekends. Study Abroad classes as noted on schedule.

TERM SCHEDULE STARTS BELOW AFTER MESSAGES

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May Term, April 6 - June 12, 2015

Registration Period March 16 - 27

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Click here for May Term Textbook List

Evening classes are one night per week for 10 weeks. Seminars as listed.
All classes are 3 graduate credits unless otherwise noted.

HDDR 6323 Engaging in Conflict

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Monday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
John Potter
 HDDR 6319 Psychology of Conflict
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 Monday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 Betty Gilmore
 HDDR 6346 Organizational Change Management
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Click here for syllabus
 Tuesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 Bob Barner
 HDDR 6315 Communication and Dispute Resolution
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 Tuesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 Betty Gilmore
 HDDR 6341 Employment Law
 Click here for syllabus
 Wednesday
 6:00 - 10:15 pm
 Caryn Carson
 HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement
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 Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 John Potter
HDDR 6322 Corporate Internships
Pre-requisite: Current Masters students with a minimum of 18-21 hours completed. 
Click here for available internships
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Click here to access the application for an Internship
Varies
Bob Barner
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies on registration form
 HDDR 6320 Staying with Conflict
 Two Weekends
 Apr 10-12 & May 1-3

Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Special Guest Instructor:

Bernie Mayer

 HDDR 6336 Information and Cognitive Processing:  How it impacts Disputes and Resolutions
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 Apr. 24-26 & May 8-10
 Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Kim Kovach
 HDDR 6319 Using Online Dispute Resolution Tools
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 Apr. 24-26 & May 8-10
 Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Dan Rainey
 HDDR 6349 The Role of the Ombudsman in Organizational Conflict
 Two Weekends
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May 8-10 & May 29-31

Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Belinda Newman
 HDDR 6304 Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Two Weekends
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May 15-17; and May 29-31st

Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Jeff Jury

 

Summer Term, June 15 - July 17, 2015

Registration Period June 1 - June 12

 

Evening classes are two nights per week for 5 weeks. Seminars as listed.
All classes are 3 graduate credits unless otherwise noted.
Students using financial aid programs must enroll in two classes per term to remain in compliance.

HDDR 6210 Research Methods
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Monday and Wednesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
John Potter
HDDR 6320 Bringing Baggage to the Mediation:  Self-awareness and Bowen Family Systems Theory

Tuesday and Thursday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
Lisa Hancock

HDDR 6348 Team Building: Facilitating and Optimizing Teams Within and Across Cultures 
Two Weekends

June 19-21 & June 26-28
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner
 HDDR 6316 Decision Theory
Two Weekends
 July 10-12 & July 17-19
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Don Philbin
 HDDR 6353 Generational Conflict
Two Weekends
July 10-12 & July 17-19
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Steve Joiner
 HDDR 6367 Study Abroad, Croatia and Bosnia
Protracted Identity-Based Conflict:  The Ties that Bind and Divide 
                                                                                          NOW ACCEPTING DEPOSITS!
 Study Abroad Class
 June 28 - July 4
 Betty Gilmore

 

 

FALL Term, August 3 - October 9, 2015

Registration Period July 13 - 24

 

Evening classes are one night per week for 10 weeks. Seminars as listed.
All classes are 3 graduate credits unless otherwise noted.
Students using financial aid programs must enroll in two classes per term to remain in compliance
HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement for mediators

Monday

6:00 - 10:15 pm

 John Potter
 HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
 
 Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15pm
 Eddie Burns
 HDDR 6324 Advanced Engaging in Conflict - Studies using Current Events
Pre-requisite:  3 completed classes including Mediation; Engaging in Conflict is recommended but not required
 Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15pm
 John Potter

HDDR 6319 Psychology of Conflict


Thursday
6:00 - 10:15pm

 Betty  Gilmore
HDDR 6307 Practicum
Pre-Requisites: 15 credits including Mediation, Negotiation, Psych of Conflict
Class extends over both Fall and Jan Terms

Class Meetings TBD

Tom Hartsell
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies on registration form
HDDR 6322 Corporate Internships
Pre-requisite: Current Masters students with a minimum of 18 hours completed.  
Click here to access the application for an Internship
Click here for syllabus

Varies
Contact Jessica Lunce for additional information or to apply

 Bob Barner
HDDR 6347 Designing Dispute Resolution Systems for Organizations
Two weekends

Aug. 14-16 & Aug 28-30
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Judy Mares-Dixon
 HDDR 6336 Conflict Coaching  Aug. 7-9 and Aug. 21-23
 Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Pattie Porter

HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Two Weekends

TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

 HDDR 6370 Assessment and Interviewing
 Required for the Executive Coaching Certificate
 Two Weekends
 Sept. 11-13 & Sept. 18-20
 Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Bob Barner

HDDR 6351 Workplace Conflict
Two Weekends

Sept. 25-27 & Oct. 2-4
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Joey Cope
HDDR 6311 Mediation Techniques: Transformation, Transcendence and the Crossroads of Conflict
Two Weekends

Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Ken Cloke




Jan Term, October 19 - January 8, 2016

Registration Period: September 28 - October 19, 2015

Evening classes are one night per week for 10 weeks. Seminars as listed.


Students using FA programs must take two classes per term

 

HDDR 6310 Research Methods
 
Monday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
John Potter
HDDR 6331 Family Mediation and Law
Pre-requisite: Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement for Domestic Relations (Family) Mediations
              
Tuesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
Tom Hartsell
HDDR 6363 Healthcare and Dispute Resolution
  
Wednesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
John Potter
HDDR 6315 Communication and Dispute Resolution

Thursday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
Betty Gilmore
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies onregistration form
HDDR 6322 Corporate Internships
Pre-requisite: Current Masters students with a minimum of 21 hours completed. 
  
  Click 
here for syllabus
  Click here to access the application for an Internship

Contact Jessica Lunce
 for additional information

Bob Barner
HDDR 6361 Gender and Culture in Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Two weekends

Nov. 6-8 & Nov. 20-22
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Nina Meierding
HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement
Two weekends
        
TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Betty Gilmore

HDDR 6371 Transitional and Developmental Coaching
Required for the Executive Coaching Certificate
Two Weekends
  

Oct 23-25 & Oct 30-Nov. 1
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner


Spring Term, January 19 - March 25, 2016

Registration Period January 4 - 15, 2016

Evening classes are one night per week for 10 weeks, Seminars as listed.
All classes are 3 graduate credits

HDDR 6310 Research Methods


Monday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
John Potter
HDDR 6305 Foundations of American Legal Systems
 
Tuesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Tom Hartsell
HDDR 6313 ADVANCED Mediation
Pre-requisites:  Psych of Conflict, Mediation, Negotiation

Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
John Potter
HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

TBD
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 TBD
 HDDR 6325 Neuroscience: The Role of the Brain in Emotion, Collaboration and Conflict
 Thursday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 Betty Gilmore
HDDR 6322 Corporate Internships
Pre-requisite: Current Masters students with a minimum of 18 hours completed. 

Click 
here for syllabus
Click here to access the application for an Internship
Contact Jessica Lunce
for additional information
Bob Barner
HDDR 6307 Practicum
Pre-Requisites: Mediation, Negotiation, Psych of Conflict, Foundations/Communication,  Extends through May Term.
         
TBD Tom Hartsell
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies on registration form
 HDDR 6371 Performance Coaching
Required for Executive Coaching Certificate
Two weekends
 Jan 29-31 & Feb 6-8
 Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun  8:30-5:30
 Bob Barner
HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement

TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
TBD

HDDR 6336 Standing in the Fire: Leading High-Heat Encounters with Clarity, Calm and Courage
http://www.larrydressler.com/video.php
Click on the link above for additional information! Two weekends
 

TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Larry Dressler
HDDR 6364 - International Conflict Management
Two weekends
 
TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Dan Rainey

HDDR 6346 Organizational Consulting
Two weekends
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Feb 19-21 & Mar 5-7
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner