Mediation Training Course

Course Overview

This course offers an in-depth exploration of mediation, taught by expert instructors with extensive experience in the field. The comprehensive curriculum covers essential topics such as conflict resolution, negotiation strategies, and effective communication. Throughout the course, you will engage in interactive sessions that include practical exercises, role-plays, and case studies, designed to enhance their learning experience.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to apply for a membership with AIADR, and upon confirmation, you will be entitled to the use of post-nominal letters "MAIADR", a prestigious designation that highlights your expertise in the field of mediation. You will also have the opportunity to apply to be recognised as an International Mediation Institute (IMI) qualified mediator.

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire key skills required for effective mediation, preparing you for practical application in dispute resolution.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of how mediation functions as a form of dispute settlement.
  • Gain the knowledge and qualifications needed to progress in a career as a mediator certified by AIADR.
  • Explore a wide range of topics essential for becoming a proficient mediator through a structured and detailed curriculum.

About AIADR
(Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution)

The Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolutions (AIADR), established on 17 April 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is the first not-for-profit, member-based Asian institution dedicated to advancing ADR forums. AIADR promotes ADR practice through affordable and accessible education, starting in Asia and Africa and extending globally. The organisation aims to spur economic growth by reducing disputes through awareness, networking, and professional development. AIADR serves as a comprehensive think-tank, supporting the development of swift and private dispute resolution jurisprudence.

About Brickfields Asia College

BAC has been offering top quality tertiary education since 1991 and has a proven track record of producing excellent results for our various programs. Our students have consistently won top globally-recognised academic awards for the subjects of Business and Law.

Who should attend:

  • Legal professionals
  • Business executives
  • Human resources personnel
  • Government employees
  • Educators
  • Social services workers
  • Individuals interested in learning mediation skills

Course Modules

23rd August (Day 1)
Introduction, Essential Principles to Mediation & Mediation Framework

This module provides an introductory overview of mediation, covering the essential principles such as neutrality, impartiality, and confidentiality. It also details the mediation framework, outlining the structured steps involved in the process from initiation to resolution, equipping participants with the foundational knowledge needed to effectively facilitate disputes.

24th August (Day 2)
Mediation Skills Development, Mediation Proceedings Process

This module provides an introductory overview of mediation, covering the essential principles such as neutrality, impartiality, and confidentiality. It also details the mediation framework, outlining the structured steps involved in the process from initiation to resolution, equipping participants with the foundational knowledge needed to effectively facilitate disputes.

25th August (Day3)
Mediation Skills & Documentation

This module covers the practical skills required for effective mediation, including communication, negotiation, and problem-solving techniques. Participants will learn how to apply these skills in mediation sessions to facilitate discussions and help parties reach amicable resolutions.

26 August (Day 4)
Settlement Agreement & Institutional Rules

This module focuses on the creation and execution of settlement agreements, guiding participants through the legal and practical elements necessary to draft effective and enforceable agreements. It also covers the institutional rules that govern mediation proceedings, including the specific protocols and standards set by various mediation bodies.

27th August (Day 5)
Role Plays

This module emphasises practical learning through role plays, allowing participants to simulate mediation sessions and apply their skills in a controlled, experiential setting. Participants will take on various roles, such as mediator and disputing parties, to practice negotiation and conflict resolution strategies. This hands-on approach helps reinforce theoretical knowledge and enhances participants' ability to manage real-life disputes effectively.

28th August (Day 6)
Assessment

This module focuses on assessing participants' understanding and application of mediation principles and techniques. It includes evaluations through written tests, practical demonstrations, and reflective assignments. The assessments are designed to ensure that participants can effectively apply their mediation skills in various scenarios and are prepared to handle real-world conflicts professionally.

Lecturer & Tutors

Dr. Christopher To

Dr. Christopher To is a chartered arbitrator, certified adjudicator and accredited mediator, chartered engineer, chartered information technology professional, barrister-at-law and a law professor (adjunct) who is on the panels of various leading global alternative dispute resolution bodies. He has arbitrated, adjudicated and mediated a variety of cases and is representing clients in cases within the dispute resolution field. Christopher is currently a barrister at law at Gilt Chambers and the Programme Director of the LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at the City University of Hong Kong and was the Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (1998 to 2008).

Ms. Samrith Kaur

Dr. Navin G. Ahuja

Ms. Sharmini Thiruchelvan

Ms. Rammit Kaur

Mr. Selva Subramaniam

Dato Ricky Tan

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Course Fees

RM7,500

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