Rhetoric, Communication, Negotiation (Online Course)

20 sep 2022 - 22 sep 2022

This course is interactive. It is designed in a way to give students theoretical foundations and practical experience in communication, negotiation and mediation to strengthen their interpersonal skills and cause them to reflect about advantages and difficulties of different methods

of conflict solution.

The course offers basics of communication theory, communication psychology, (personnel) management studies related to communication and alternative dispute resolution as field of sociology of law.


NOTE: The master's students who are interested in participating in this course, please fill in the form clicking here


From 20 to 22 September (4 hours each day)

  • Tuesday, 20 September
  • Wednesday, 21 September
  • Thursday, 22 September


  • 10:30 – 11:30 and 12:00 – 13:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00 and 16:30 – 17:30


Aims of the course:

- to get an insight into the basic principles of communication drawing on various theoretical concepts,
- to learn about self perception, social perception and perception of the other
- to enhance presentation skills
- to learn and practice techniques of negotiation
- to try out counselling skills and conversation techniques needed in mediation
- to compare and evaluate different methods of conflict solution


Self presentation  
Self perception and social perception
Prepare and give a short (3-5mins) statement / presentation / speech
(Presentation, discussion, exercise, video-feed-back)

Communication theory
NLP, gender in communication, intercultural communication
Asking questions, listening
Body language
(Presentation, discussion, exercise, role play)


Conflicts and models of conflict solution
Conflict communication
Special issues: persuasion, using and identifying unfair strategies, manipulation, lies
Comparing models of Justice
Harvard model of negotiation
(Presentation, discussion, exercise, role plays)


(Presentation, discussion, role play)


4 hours each day