EJS4300EN - Negotiating Skills In Environmental Dispute Resolution

Course description

Successful negotiating requires the balance between conviction and humility, and having something that the other side wants. In addition to Scientia Junctus Legum this course presents pending U.S. patent Global Warming Monitor, # 16/602.945. The other side wants these things. This course compliments these things by providing negotiating skills the professor learned in law school, clerking for the Washington Supreme Court and the practice of law.

How this course benefits students

This course benefits students by providing Christian based negotiating skills. These skills are essential in the complex and difficult resolution of environmental disputes. There are many different stakeholders in environmental disputes and this course prepares students to address the myriad of interested parties.

Why this course is important

This course is important because it enables the Environmental Justice Advocate to mission to minorities and low-income communities while at the same time bringing the different stakeholders on board to compliment the mission.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Environmental Justice
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Philippians 2:3 instructs us to "do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility value others above ourselves". Students practice Christian negotiating skills to prepare themselves for a career in Environmental Justice Advocacy.

Missionally driven

Coming to the aid of environmentally afflicted communities through skilled negotiations with stakeholders adds permanence to the mission.

Contextually informed

This course informs students of the evolving career of an Environmental Justice Advocate. The context is technological, scientific and legal.

Interculturally focused

This course focuses on negotiating for minorities and low-income groups such as indigenous peoples around the world. These communities are widely different in their cultures and advocates tailor make their support to these different cultures.

Practically minded

This course is practical because it applies evolving technological, scientific and legal analytical methods for negotiating with stakeholders in order to minister to people and their respective communities.

Experientially transformed

The student is transformed experientially by all the above to become an Environmental Justice Advocate.