Montag, 26. November 2018 Uhr (Ganztägig) bis Freitag, 07. Dezember 2018 Uhr (Ganztägig)

Conflict management and conflict transformation are core issues of development work. Development projects are not only affected by conflict, but also run the risk of aggravating existing conflicts in a particular region or even triggering new conflicts.

This training course gives a sound understanding of the phenomenon of conflict, which we will explore on the personal and interpersonal level, as well as on the level of large groups and societies.

Trainer: Dirk Sprenger

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will be familiar with the principles of conflict management and conflict transformation. They will have substantially broadened their horizon on the issue of conflict and applied tools to understand its mechanisms and work with it in a non-violent way.

Course Content:

Basic terms and concepts

Methods of peace and conflict analysis

Approaches to conflict transformation

Facilitation and mediation processes and skills

Analysis and Diagnostics of Conflict Dynamics

The Basic Elements of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Personal Conflict Management

Actor Analysis and Mapping Techniques

Strategic Planning of Peace-Building Activities

Theory and Practice of Conflict Sensitivity

Approaches on “Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment”


Please follow this link to enrol:

Courses take place at the Centre for Rural Development (SLE), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Course hours are 9.00 am until 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday unless otherwise noted.

Course participants usually have different cultural backgrounds and professions which add to an intercultural and interdisciplinary exchange of experiences within an enabling learning environment. After having participated actively in the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance.

We ask the following qualifications from candidates:

Very good command of English

Professional experience in the field of international cooperation

If you have further questions or want to be kept informed: Please write a brief e-mail to Phone contact SLE TRAINING: +49 (30) 2093 46881

In Kooperation mit ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL mit Mitteln des BMZ