This micro-course defines and describes conflict analysis processes and the ways in which they inform the development and implementation of peacebuilding programs. It presents the five main elements of USIP’s conflict analysis framework and describes how to ensure that one’s analysis is sensitive to the conflict and those impacted by it.
Course Overview & Key Objectives
By the end of this micro-course, participants will be able to achieve the following objectives:
- Define conflict analysis and its importance;
- Identify how conflict analysis accounts for the evolving nature of violent conflict;
- Recognize how context and experience shapes conflict analysis; and
- Identify different ways in which conflict analysis can be conducted.
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Meet the course presenters and get a broad overview of what conflict analysis is and why it is important.
Defines conflict analysis and how it accounts for the changing nature of violent conflict.
Examines how local context, experience, and knowledge help shape a conflict analysis in the field.
Discusses the different ways conflict can be viewed and analyzed.
Checks your understanding and retention of key terms, concepts, and ideas presented in this course.
Provides an opportunity to apply what you have learned to a fictional conflict scenario.
Allows you to share what you have learned and read what others have learned from this course and how these skills and knowledge will impact the work we do.