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International Professional Mediation Assessor Training Course

Background

Becoming an Accredited International Professional Mediation Assessor of IDRRMI is a key milestone in a mediator’s professional development. It demonstrates that you are an expert in mediation field, entitles you to put Accredited International Professional Mediation Assessor after your name and you will have the opportunities to be invited to act as a Mediation Assessor in the Professional Mediator Assessments.

This Certificate Course will enable you to develop essential assessment skills using the IDRRMI’s Professional Mediator Assessment System, leading to becoming an International Professional Mediation Assessor of IDRRMI after satisfactorily passing the assessment. You will be qualified to apply for joining the International Accredited Professional Mediator Panel of IDRRMI upon the completion of the course. You are also expected to be able to:

  • Understand the approaches of the IDRRMI Professional Mediator Assessment System
  • Apply the concepts and details of the Professional Mediation and Cross-border Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  • Understand the professional feedback system and the approach to produce value-adding performance analysis
  • Understand the ethical standards for the Assessor
  • Grasp comprehensive Mediation Skills applicable to the Cross-border Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  • Conduct a mediation assessment

An accreditation assessment will be conducted at the end of the program. Graduates who have achieved satisfactory results in the assessment and fulfilled the requirements specified by IDRRMI may be invited to be the Mediation Assessor of the Professional Mediator Assessments organized by IDRRMI.

Course Requirements

  • Priority will be given to Trainers or Coaches of AIDRN and Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC)
  • Accredited Mediator of IDRRMI or HKMC or Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL)
  • Conversant with mediation theories, skills and their applications
  • Good communication skills and have the ability to adapt their communication style to suit the need of audiences
  • Good command of both written and spoken Putonghua, while proficiency in English will be an added advantage

Pre-requisites

Prior to attending this course, it is recommended to have detailed understandings on mediation process and applications of skills.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to the course
    - Course Objectives
    - Schedule and structure of the course
  2. Role and Function of Assessor
    - The important role of a Mediation Assessor
    - Competence of a Mediation Assessor
    - Ethical standards for the Assessor
  3. Introduction to Cross-border Dispute Resolution Mechanism
    - Special features of the Cross-border Dispute Resolution Mechanism
    - The structure of the Professional Cross-Border Mediator Training Course
    - Mediation Skills, Process and Development
  4. IDRRMI Assessment and Assurance System
    - IDRRMI Professional Mediator Assessment Report
    - Guidelines on the Assessment of Professional Mediator
    - Competence and assessment standards
  5. Feedback Assessment
    - Exercise on Giving Feedback
    - Evaluation and Q & A
    - Accreditation Assessment
    - Certificate Presentation

Certification

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

Course Details

Duration 18 Hours
Date To be announced
Time To be announced
Venue 21/F, Success Commercial Building, 245-251 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
CPD MHJMC: 18 points
HKMC: 18 points
Tuition Fee To be announced
Application Method Please submit the followings to AIDRN by email, mail or in person on or before the deadline:
(i) Online application form;
(ii) Registration of Interest; and
(iii) Proof of payment
Payment Methods
  1. Cheque
    Cheque should be made payable to "Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited”.
  2. Bank Transfer
    Please transfer your course fee to the following account.
    Bank Name: BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
    Bank Account: Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited
    Account Number: 012-704-0-007316-3

*Please write your full name, contact number and course title at the back of your cheque or bank-in slip.

Deadline To be announced