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 7 - June 13, 2014

Registration Period March 17-28, 2014

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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 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
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Monday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Dan Rainey
HDDR 6315 Communication and Dispute Resolution
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Tuesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Betty Gilmore
HDDR 6317 Using Online Dispute Resolution Tools
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Tuesday*
6:00 - 10:15 pm
- Partially Online -
Dan Rainey
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 6346 Organizational Change Management
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Thursday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Bob Barner
HDDR 6305 Foundations of American Legal Systems
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Thursday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Michelle Shughart
HDDR 6322 Corporate Internships
Pre-requisite: Current Masters students with a minimum of 18-21 hours completed. 
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Varies
Bob Barner
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies on registration form
HDDR 6336 Conflict Coaching
Two Weekends
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Apr 11-13 & Apr 25-27
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Pattie Porter
HDDR 6319 Psychology of Conflict
Two Weekends
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May 2-4 & May 16-18
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Tony Picchioni
HDDR 6304 Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Two Weekends
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May 9-11 & May 30-June 1
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Jeff Jury

HDDR 6361 Gender and Culture in Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation and Mediation
Two Weekends
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May 9-11 & May 30-June1
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Nina Meierding

 

Summer Term, June 16 - July 18, 2014

Registration Period June 2 - June 13


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
Monday and Wednesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
John Potter
 HDDR 6320 Navigating Congregational Conflicts  Monday and Wednesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
 Lisa Hancock
HDDR 6336 Moral and Identity Based Conflicts  Tuesday and Thursday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
 Meredith Wheeler
 HDDR 6353 Generational Conflict
 Two Weekends
Jun 20-22 & Jun 27-29
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Steve Joiner
 HDDR 6372 Performance Coaching
Required for Executive Coaching Certificate
Two weekends
Jun 20-22 & Jun 27-29
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner

 HDDR 6316 Decision Theory
Two Weekends

July 11-13 & July 18-20
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Don Philbin

 HDDR 6331 Family Mediation and Law
Pre-requisite: Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement for Domestic Relations (Family and Divorce) Mediations
Two Weekends

 July 11-13 & July 18-20
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Tom Hartsell

HDDR 6367 Study Abroad, Madrid Spain

Collective Memory, History and Conflict
Click here for full itinerary!         Click here for syllabus
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Study Abroad Class
June 15 - 20
Betty Gilmore
HDDR 6352 Study Abroad, Geneva Switzerland

International Conflict Engagement: Provention, Engagement and Peacebuilding
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Study Abroad Class
June 23 - 29
Dan Rainey

 

FALL Term, August 4 - October 10, 2014

Registration Period July 14 - 25


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

Monday

6:00 - 10:15 pm

John Potter
HDDR 6319 Psychology of Conflict
Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15pm
Betty Gilmore
HDDR 6324 ADVANCED Engaging in Conflict:
Application to Current Events

Pre-requisite: Minimum of 12 credits of completed coursework. Engaging in Conflict is recommended but not required
Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15pm
John Potter
HDDR 6307 Practicum
Pre-Requisites: Mediation, Negotiation, Psych of Conflict, Foundations, Research Methods
Class extends over both Fall and Jan Terms
Varies

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 21 hours completed. Click here to access the application for an Internship
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Varies
Bob Barner
 HDDR 6347 Designing Dispute Resolution Systems for Organizations
Two weekends
 Aug 8-10 & Aug. 22-24
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Judy Mares-Dixon

 HDDR 6370 Assessment and Interviewing
 Required for the Executive Coaching Certificate
 Two Weekends

 Aug. 15-17 & Aug. 22-24
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Bob Barner
 HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution  Sept. 5-7 & Sept. 12-14
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Dan Rainey

 HDDR 6351 Workplace Conflict
 Two Weekends

Sept. 5-7 & Sept. 12-14
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Gary Robinson
HDDR 6336 The Collaboration Model: An Approach for Building Trust and Collaboration in a Competitive World  Sept. 19-21 & Sept. 26-28 
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

 Special Guest Instructor:

Ken Ideus

HDDR 6311 Mediation Techniques: Transformation, Transcendence and the Crossroads of Conflict
Two Weekends

Oct. 3-5 & Oct. 10-12
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Ken Cloke
HDDR 6352 Women Leaders: Successful Mediators, Negotiators and Conflict Coaches
Two Weekends

Oct. 3-5 & Oct. 10-12
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30

Joan Goldsmith

 

Jan Term, October 20 - January 10, 2015

Registration Period: September 29 - October 10

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

HDDR 6210 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 Mediations
Tuesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
Tom Hartsell
HDDR 6348 Team Building Theory and Practice Wednesday
6:00pm - 10:15pm
Bob Barner
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 on registration 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

Varies

Bob Barner
 HDDR 6336 Conflict Coaching
Two Weekends
 Oct 31-Nov 2 & Nov 14-16
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Pattie Porter
 HDDR 6312 Advanced Negotiation
Pre-requisite: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Two weekends
 Nov. 7-9 and Nov. 21-23
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Nina Meierding
HDDR 6352 Integrating Conflict Theory and Practice
Pre-requisite: minimum of 21 credit hours completed
Two weekends
TBD Dan Rainey
HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
TBD Gary Robinson
HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement
Two weekends
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Nov 21-23 & Dec. 5-7
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

Dec 5-7 & Dec 19-21
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner

Spring Term, January 20 - March 27, 2015

Registration Period January 2 - 11, 2015

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

HDDR 6210 Research Methods

Monday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
John Potter
HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement
Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Joey Cope

HDDR 6320 Neuroscience: The Role of the Brain in Emotion, Collaboration and Conflict

Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Betty Gilmore
 HDDR 6313 ADVANCED Mediation  Wednesday
6:00 - 10:15 pm
 John Potter
HDDR 6305 Foundations of American Legal Systems
TBD
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Tom Hartsell
HDDR 6302 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
TBD
6:00 - 10:15 pm
Dan Rainey
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
Varies Bob Barner
HDDR 6307 Practicum
Pre-Requisites: Mediation, Negotiation, Psych of Conflict, Foundations, Research Methods; Extends through May Term.
Click here for syllabus
Varies Tom Hartsell
Seminar Format Classes - Please note separate drop/withdrawal policies on registration form
 HDDR 6303 Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Pre-requisite: Strongly recommend Negotiation
Course Fulfills the Texas Statutory Requirement
 Jan 23-25 & Feb 6-8
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
 Joey Cope

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

Feb 20-22 & Mar 6-8
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 6352 Facilitating Dynamic Groups
Two weekends
TBD
Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Steve Joiner

HDDR 6371 Performance Coaching
Required for Executive Coaching Certificate
Two weekends
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Jan 30-Feb 1 & Feb 13-15
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner
HDDR 6367 - Managing Conflict in Traditional or Social Media
Two weekends
TBD
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Harry Anderson

HDDR 6346 Organizational Consulting
Two weekends
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Mar 14-16 & Mar 28-30
Fri.4-9pm Sat/Sun 8:30-5:30
Bob Barner