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Course arrangement Announcement

The Academy is always keen to facilitate our course participants efficient learning experience while putting a lot of concern on their safety and health condition. Suppose a participant is absent from the class due to compliance with the COVID-19 isolation or quarantine order. In that case, the Academy will arrange replacement classes for the participant in the next cohort with the rearranging class fee waived (participants must provide the Academy with the relevant government-issued supporting document for verification).


Seminar on Business Protection in Greater Bay Area cum Collaboration Signing Ceremony

On the 7th of October 2022, the Seminar on Business Protection in Greater Bay Area cum Collaboration Signing Ceremony ("Event") has been successfully held. This day, we witness the Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN) entering a prosperous collaboration with the Innomasters Business Association (iMBA), International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) and International Professional Advocate Association (IPAA), to bring closer valuable business and professional opportunities in GBA to entrepreneurs, SMEs and youth. The Event took place in the Hong Kong Mediation Centre in DOJ, Central.

Event Highlights

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Latest Completed Course

APCAM Certified Trainers Training Programme (International Mediation) is successfully launched

On 22 & 23 July 2022, The APCAM Certified Trainers Training Programme (International Mediation) was successfully launched.

The programme is the first of its kind, jointly organised by the Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN) and the Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (ACPAM), which aims to cultivate high-quality international mediation trainers. Four esteemed international mediation training experts (Prof. Francis Law, Prof. Rajesh Sharma, Mr. Anil Xavier and Ms. Delcy Lagones De Anglim), who worked closely on drafting the UNCITRAL’s Singapore Mediation Convention, conducted the 2-day intensive and interactive training sessions for the participants. 14 mediation training experts from the Asia -Pacific region joined the Online class to learn the most advanced knowledge and the delivery of international mediation content, particularly the APCAM professional system and the delivery of the “Singapore Mediation Convention” of the UNCITRAL, including its applicability, procedures and challenges through case study discussions and practice sessions.

We congratulate all successful graduates for achieving the prestigious qualification as the APCAM Certified International Mediation Trainers. They are now the destinated trainers for international mediation courses organized by all 21 Mediation Centers and Arbitration Centers in the Asia Pacific and Europe.

The next cohort of the APCAM Certified Trainers Training Programme (International Mediation) is expected to be launched in the first quarter of next year (Q1 of 2023). We look forward to seeing more mediation specialists joining the APCAM Certified Trainer team.

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Our Corporate Training Courses

Corporate Training - Art of complaint handling Training Course (CT-ACH)

Customer complaint handling skills are among the most valuable skill sets for any employee who deals with customers. The manner in which your employees deal with customers or clients is a huge factor in your ability to retain those business relationships. Good customer complaint handling translates directly to your bottom line - happy customers will remain and return. AIDRN's one-day training course aims to instill the art of customer complaint handling and build customer loyalty to your business.

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Corporate Training - Effective Conflict Management in the Workplace (CT-ECM01/CT-ECM02)

As a manager, have you ever imagined that ‘I could have managed the conflict in the workplace better’? Or I should have done something to avoid the conflict there!

AIDRN’s highly interactive, engaging 1-day and 2-day courses equip the participants with practical skills and strategies to minimise the negative effects of conflicts and strengthen their relationships. Besides, contenders are expected to manage conflict situations better after attending the course, thus limiting the cost of conflict at work, and at home.

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Higher Education at AIDRN

AIDRN is excited and proud to have launched our higher education programme in the year 2020. Under the higher education courses stream, the AIDRN offers students a clear academic development path. It helps our students better planing their journey in their academic pursuits. We are excited and proud to offer you the Postgraduate diploma, top-up Bachelor's degree, and other higher qualifications. Students are able to choose from a portfolio of higher education courses according to their needs. All of our staff are keen on helping you to find the programme that fits you the best. Supporting you to make the right decision on your academic journey.

To learn more, click here


Upcoming Professional Courses

[Adj01] Professional Adjudicator Training course (Accredited by IDRRMI for Certified Adjudicator Assessment)

  • Course Code: Adj01-03H-1122
  • Date: 26 November , 3, 10 & 17 December 2022
  • Mode: Physical face-to-face
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • Application deadline: 17 November 2022
  • Details

[Med19] General Mediator Training Course

  • Course Code: Med19-04H-1222
  • Date: 4, 11, 18 December 2022; 8 and 15 January 2023
  • Mode: Physical (Face-to-face)
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • (Early Bird: HK$2,000 off for applicants who enroll in the Course on or before 7 November; Two or more people who enroll in the same course at the same time can enjoy an additional 10% discount)
  • Application Deadline: Nov 25 2022
  • Details

[DRA01] International Professional Dispute Resolution Advocacy (Mediation Advocate) Certificate Training Course

  • Course Code: DRA01-10H-1222
  • Date:  5, 7, 12, 14, 19 & 21 December 2022
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese
  • Application Deadline: 27 November 2022
  • Details

[Med02] Conversion Course for International Accredited Professional Mediator of IDRRMI

  • Course Code: Med02-30H-1222
  • Date: 9, 13, 16, 20 & 23 December 2022
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese & Putonghua
  • Application Deadline: 30 November 2022
  • Details

Target Participants A:
Individual Completed HKMAAL accredited 40-hour Mediator Course only

Target Participants B:
Hong Kong Mediation Centre / HKMAAL Mediator

[BN01] Professional Business Negotiator Training Certificate Course

  • Course Code: BN01-12H-0223
  • Date: 7, 9, 14, 16 & 21 Feburary 2023
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English Materials
  • Application Deadline: 28 January 2023
  • Details

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[Med13] Training Course for Certified Workplace Mediator

  • Course Code: Med1314-10H-1022a
  • Date: 8, 9 & 15 October 2022
  • Mode: Physical (Face-to-face)
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • Application Deadline: 29 September 2022
  • Details

[Med14] Conversion Course for Certified Workplace Mediator

  • Course Code: Med1314-10H-1022b
  • Date: 8 & 15 October 2022
  • Mode: Physical (Face-to-face)
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese, supplemented with English
  • Application Deadline: 29 September 2022
  • Details

[Med01] International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course

  • Course Code: Med01-38H-1022
  • Date: 22, 29 October & 5, 12 19 November 2022
  • Mode: Physical (Face-to-face)
  • Location: West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Fee: HKD$16,000 (Discount: HKD$13,000 – Applicable for Early bird: complete submission of application and payment on or before 20 September 2022; or 2 people joint application)
  • Application Deadline: 12 October 2022
  • Details

Insurance CPD Series (Insurance, Risk Management, Ethics or Regulation & Dispute Resolution)

  • Ethics or Regulations Series (CPD ref no 80/227/04) - Ethics or Regulations - Introduction (18th July 2022)
  • Insurance Management & Legal Studies Series (CPD ref no 80/227/02) - Corporate Risk Management (25th July 2022)

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Latest News

Enhancing Professional Skills and Qualifications Webinar

Enhancing Professional Skills and Qualifications Webinars

AIDRN successfully held an online seminar on enhancing professional skills and qualifications.

The webinar was conducted by professional and experienced trainers. They briefly shared the development trends and opportunities of various professional industries, including wealth management, building and property management, intellectual property, dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration and adjudication), business negotiation, law and education, etc. The webinar also touched on the benefits of taking professional courses. It could improve interpersonal skills, obtain professional qualifications and enhance future professional development.

The Academy has prepared a video review. You could review the webinar via the link below.

Event video review in Chinese: https://aidrn.org/zh/prof-dev-0422-tc/

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1st Appointment Ceremony of Adjunct Professors and Lecturers at AIDRN 2021

The 1st Appointment Ceremony of Adjunct Professors and Lecturers has been successfully held on the 2nd June 2021. The ceremony is to celebrate with the adjunct professors and adjunct lecturers on their appointment as well as to recognise their tremendous contribution to both the Academy and in their respective professional areas.

Highlights: click here

Past Events

Two articles are added into the AIDRN resources library

  • An Oath: Constitutional Dialogue Between Chinese Law and Common Law, Priscilla M.F. Leung, Tsinghua China Law Review, Vol13 Fall 2020
  • Shanghai: Gifting of Real Estate and Title Security, Zheng Zhang, International Notarial Review RIN n°126, pg 29-34

Author authorised publications

AIDRN resources library: https://aidrn.org/researches-en/

Dr LAW Wai Hung was appointed as the mediator for cross-border commercial disputes in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

On December 23, 2020, Dr. LAW  Wai Hung, Dean of The Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation, was appointed as a mediator for cross-border commercial disputes in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Dr LAW Wai Hung was invited to attend the International Commercial Legal Cooperation Forum

On December 1, 2020, Dr. LAW  Wai Hung, Dean of The Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation, was invited to attend the 2020 International Commercial Legal Cooperation Forum, and gave a lecture about "The Opportunities and Preparations for <United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (Singapore Mediation Convention)".  

Notice of Office Relocation

Notice of Office Relocation

Please be informed that our training venue and the office is now relocated to Legal Hub, Central (former Central Government Offices). Our new address is:

Room 506, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

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Webinar: Protecting companies’ IP in the New Global Economic Turmoil

Time

13 October 2020, 15:00 - 17:00 (GMT+8)

 

Venue: 

Zoom Platform (Click to visit the website)

Zoom ID: 869 7640 2068 or
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86976402068?pwd=SXJFaEVkL1lzL3VrK281LzcyT0UxUT09

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Webinar: COVID-19 Outbreak: Impact on employment in businesses

In the webinar, the AIDRN invited two experienced speakers to share with us the pandemic's impact on both the human resources and legal aspects. They covered topics related to COVID-19, such as the urgent arrangements for employees, mandatory government quarantine, employer-mandated quarantine, leave arrangements, flexible working arrangements, employee relocations, compensations and areas for potential conflicts.

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HKTA. The Yuen Yuen Institute No.3 Secondary School (YY3 Sec. School) Mediation Training Workshop Award Ceremony

On the 24 June 2020, The award ceremony for Form 5 Student Winners at the Mediation Training Workshop co-organised by HKTA. The Yuen Yuen Institute No.3 Secondary School (YY3 Sec. School), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC), and the Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN), was successfully conducted. 

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Announcement on Releasing the Phase One China-US Economic and Trade Agreement

China and the United States signed the Economic and Trade Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the United States of America in Washington D.C., USA on January 15, 2020 (EST).

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China's Proposal on WTO Reform

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Maritime Contracts & Introduction to Mediation

AIDRN & SkillsPlus are conducting a two-days workshop on Maritime Contracts Management and Introduction to Mediation on 10-11 January 2020. The program is listed under Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme, which eligible candidates may receive an 80% refund.

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AIDRN Attended the 4th Conference on Jurisprudence in Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

The 4th Conference on Jurisprudence in Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan was held in Shenzhen on 19 December 2018. Aimed to promote legal cooperation in the Greater Bay Area,  the conference was jointly organized by Guangdong Province Law Society, School of Law of City University of Hong Kong, and Faculty of Law of University of Macau. 

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8th Cohort of International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course Successfully Held in Shanghai

The 8th Cohort of International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course, co-organized by the Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation and Shanghai Oriental Mediation Center, was successfully held on 12 - 16 November 2018.

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Talk on School Mediation Pilot Scheme

Date: 5 November 2018
Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm
Venue: Room 202, Duke Of Windsor Social Services Building, 15 Hennessy Rd, Wanchai
Contact Person: Navigate Learning
Phone: 2660 6696
Email: info@navihk@gmail.com
For more details, please refer to https://www.navi.com.hk/.

Please click here to download the presentation (PDF - Chinese only). 

List of our courses

Please refer to https://aidrn.org/training/

International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 - New Era of Global Collaboration

  • Duration: 7.5 Hours
  • Date: 17 April 2019 (Wed)
  • Time: 9:00am - 6:40pm (Registration at 8:30am)
  • Venue: N201, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong
  • Medium: English & Putonghua (Simultaneous  English and Putonghua interpretation will be provided)
  • CPD: HKMC: 7.5 points; IDRRMI: 7.5 points; HKMAAL 7.5 points; The Law Society of Hong Kong 7.5 points
  • Online Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/t9FJ47zzpzEewbak1
  • Enquiries:
    Tel: +852 3159 2919 / +852 3159 2902
    Email: idrc2019@mediationcentre.org.hk

About Us

The Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation (AIDRN) is a global academic institute that offers training, defines competency standards, and conducts researches and data analysis for dispute resolution and negotiation. AIDRN receives support and recognition from prominent dispute resolution organizations such as Hong Kong Mediation Centre, Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center and universities in Australia, China and the United Kingdom. The Advisory Board of AIDRN is composed of political figures and eminent scholars across the globe. To meet the increasing demand for dispute resolution services brought up by globalization, regional integration and the opportunities provided by the Belt and Road Initiatives. AIDRN nurtures talents for dispute resolution organizations worldwide. Moreover, to support the development of quality mediation services, AIDRN endeavors to ensure the highest professional standards of mediation accreditation in Hong Kong, China and worldwide.