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International Mediation Coach Training Course

Background

Mediation Training Course is designed on performance-based approach to balance the teaching and practice of mediation concept and skills with designated role play exercises. Mediation Coach is one of the key participants in ensuring the high standard of our mediation training to enable the participants to receive credit towards professional mediator accreditation.

Being a Mediation Coach, he/she is expected to observe and guide role plays, to identify the areas for reinforcement and improvement of those participants of International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Courses as well as General Mediator Training Courses. Coaches will give feedback with reference to their performance in the role plays with a systematic feedback approach. Moreover, he/she is required to provide written feedback on the performance of the mediator trainee in the role-play according to the standard specified by Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation (“AIDRN”) and Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (“HKMAAL”).

Aim of the Course

The objectives of this program are to explain the latest requirements of these two professional accreditation bodies. Participants will have the chance to understand mediation practice and latest development in the mainland. They will also be trained on how to effectively handle cross-border disputes. (Participants who have satisfactorily completed the course will be qualified to apply for joining the International Accredited Professional Mediator Panel of Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (“MHJMC”) and International Dispute Resolution & Risk Managment Institute (“IDRRMI”).)

An accreditation assessment will be conducted at the end of the course. Graduates who have achieved satisfactory results in the assessment and fulfilled the requirements specified by MHJMC, IDRRMI and/or HKMAAL may be invited to be the coach of the International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Courses organized by AIDRN and/or the coach of the General Mediator Training Courses organized by Hong Kong Mediation Centre (“HKMC”).

Prerequisites

  • Accredited Mediators of MHJMC, IDRRMI and/or Panel of Mediators of HKMC;
  • Conversant with mediation theories, skills and their application;
  • Good command of both written and spoken Chinese and English and Putonghua ; and
  • Good communication skills and have the ability to adapt their communication style to suit the need of audience

Course Outline

  1.  Requirements of MHJMC and HKMAAL
    - Requirements, process and forms
    - The system and the approaches of the International Accredited Professional Mediator
    - Mediation concepts and skills
    - Course outline
  2. Roles and Duties of Mediation Coaches
    - In International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Courses organized or co-organized by AIDRN
    - In General Mediator Training Courses organized or co-organized by HKMC
    - Process and tips of giving feedback/written feedback
  3. Professional Aspect of Mediation Coach
    - The recommended charges for an International Accredited Professional Mediator
    - Expectation on Coach’s experience and performance
    - Administration issues
  4. The Development of the Latest International Commercial Dispute Resolution
    Mechanism
    - The operation of International Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanism
    - The latest development of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) and
    the signing of the Convention on Settlement Agreement
  5. Accreditation Assessment
    - Assessment

Certification

  • Certificate of Completion will be presented to participants who have attendance of 100% or above for all the sessions.
  • Certificate of Attendance will be presented to participants who have attendance of 70% or above for all the sessions.
  • Certificate of Accredited International Professional Mediation Coach will be presented to graduates who have attendance of 70% or above for all the sessions and have achieved satisfactory results in the assessment.

Course Details

Duration 13 Hours (5 lessons)
Date & Time 23, 25, 28 January 2019 (7:00pm - 9:30pm) ;
29 January 2019 (7:15 - 9:45pm): and
30 January 2019 (7pm - 10pm)
Venue 21/F, Success Commercial Building, 245-251 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Teaching Medium Cantonese (with English teaching materials)
CPD MHJMC: 13 points
HKMC: 13 points
Tuition Fee HK$ 5,000
Application Method Please submit the online application form (https://goo.gl/forms/tjDS8ba9UaJ40wUn1) and submit the followings to AIDRN by email, mail or in person on or before the deadline:
(ii) Most recent CV; and
(iii) Proof of payment
Payment Methods
  1. Cross-cheque
    Cheque should be made payable to “Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited”
  2. Bank Transfer
    Please transfer the fee to Bank of China (Hong Kong).
    Account Name: Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited).
    Account Number: 012-704-0-007316-3

* Please write down your full name, contact number and course title at the back of your cheque or bank-in slip and submit it to AIDRN by email, mail or in person.

Deadline 12:00 noon, 17 January 2019