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International Accreditation Programme

A 4-day online advanced mediator skills training to enhance and extend a mediator’s international practice and to achieve CEDR-Accredited status.

4 days | 13:00 - 20:30 GMT

From USD $3,750


CEDR’s International Accreditation Programme is for highly experienced, practising mediators who want to differentiate themselves in the market and work in complex, high-level international conflicts and disputes.

The programme also includes assessment for CEDR’s leading international mediator accreditation for non-accredited participants.

This training is exclusively for practising mediators as it will focus on advanced conflict engagement skills and processes requiring a high degree of experience. Places are limited and participation is subject to eligibility.

To book onto this programme and obtain accreditation, you should meet the following criteria;

  • Have mediation and/or arbitration experience
  • Have previous international arbitration or negotiation experience
  • Participated in a mediation skills training course
  • For International Mediation Institute Certification to have completed more than 20 mediations or spent approximately 200 hours working on mediations

Course curriculum

Pre Course

The International Accreditation Programme is subject to an application to ensure participants have suitable levels of experience. There is also a pre-course curriculum with reading and audio-visual learning modules on CEDR's Virtual Campus.

Introduction & Skills Refresher | 17/10/2024 | 12:00 - 20:00

Practical sessions with teaching and coaching focussed on: positions and interests, negotiation styles, active listening, bargaining skills and challenging parties. Focus on how to apply these skills in your mediation practice and in different international contexts.

Teaching & Practice Day | 18/10/2024 | 12:00 - 20:00

Focus on how to break deadlock and conclude complex negotiations. Experienced practitioners will provide insights and case studies on how to manage complex multi-party, multi-issue, multi-stakeholder negotiations in topics such as hostage negotiation, labour disputes, class actions and peacemaking negotiations.

Speaker Session | 19/10/24 | 12:00 - 16:00

Speakers: Felicity Steadman & John Brand , Sheila Bates & Tania Songini, Nita Yawanarajah

Coaching Day | 21/10/2024 | 12:00 - 20:00

A full day of live, simulated coaching sessions accompanied by real-time coaching followed by extensive feedback.

Assessment Day | 21/10/2024 | 12:00 - 20:000

Assessment for CEDR's leading international mediator accreditation.

Course takeaways

After training

Assessment and Invitation: Post-course assessment and personal reflection through CEDR’s Virtual Campus. You will also be invited to become a part of CEDR’s global MyCEDR Mediator network with opportunities for further professional development.

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