communication and conflict

professional development

Communication —it is an art not a theory! Professionals from a wide range of disciplines and leaders of all levels have benefited from Dumas & Associates, Inc.’s conflict awareness and skills-building programs. Courses in conflict intervention, organizational change, and workplace communications are provided in a wide-range of venues —from community education settings like Northwest Training Institute and Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, to workplace, professional associations, conferences, and private coaching.

fundamentals of peacebuilding

—Project Snapshot: Lead instructor for Fundamentals of Peacebuilding, an international course in system-based approaches to peace leadership designed by Louise Diamond, co-founder of the The Peace Company, the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy and current director of Global System Initiatives.
The 2005 cohort of adult learners examined the foundation of a holistic peace-making system during this 6 week program, which included theory, reflection, experiential and practicum-based learning modules.