Announcing a New MSCM Partnership
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Master of Science in Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University would like to announce the creation of a new Public-Private Partnership between Mr. C. Richard Barnes and Associates (CRBA) and the Masters of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) program.
Richard Barnes is President of C. Richard Barnes and Associates, LLC. Mr. Barnes has an extensive career in labor-management relations as a negotiator, mediator,Deputy Director, and Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). President Bill Clinton appointed Mr. Barnes Director of the FMCS in January 1998, a position he held until June 2002. He established C. Richard Barnes and Associates, LLC in 2005, as a unique organizational consulting firm to provide dispute resolution services, dispute resolution systems design, workforce training and development and executive coaching to a cross section of American industry, labor and service organizations.
This partnership will provide benefits for MSCM students interested in understanding complex, multi-party disputes and developing knowledge of workplace and organizational conflict resolution. Mr. Barnes has agreed to serve as an adjunct professor for the program, provide access to high level meditations, facilitations, and trainings, and serve as a direct link for students and faculty to engage and experience conflict management applications in the workplace. The experience and expertise represented in this partnership will further enhance Kennesaw State’s reputation as a premiere center for the study and practice of conflict management.
Both the MSCM program and Mr. C. Richard Barnes are excited to see how this relationship will blossom, and the boundless opportunities that will result from this partnership. For more details on Mr. C. Richard Barnes please visit, www.crichardbarnes.com