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Training for International Accredited Professional Mediation Trainer

Background

Becoming a Mediation Trainer of Academy  of  International  Dispute  Resolution and Professional  Negotiation (AIDRN) is a privileged development in the mediation profession. It demonstrates that you're an expert in the mediation field, entitles you to put Certified Mediation Trainer after your name and you will be having  the  opportunities to be invited to act as a Mediation Trainer in the Professional Mediation Training, International  Accredited Professional Mediator Training and Workplace Mediation Training Courses.

The Training for International Accredited Professional Mediation Trainer organized by AIDRN will enable  you  to  develop essential training skills, course designing skills and delivery skills leading to becoming a Mediation Trainer of AIDRN and Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC) after satisfactorily passing the final assessment and evaluation. Upon completion of this course, you are expected to be able to:

  1. Understand the approaches of the Professional Mediation Training in Hong Kong and International Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  2. Understand the approaches of the Workplace Mediation Training in Hong Kong, the Mainland and overseas
  3. Understand the approaches of the Corporate Training
  4. Apply the concepts and details of the Professional Mediation and International Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  5. Understand the ethical standards for the Trainer
  6. Grasp comprehensive mediation skills applicable to the International Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  7. Conduct mediation training as an Assistant Trainer under the guidance of a Lead Trainer

Stage 1 - 18 hours for lectures and assessment

Stage 2 - 102 hours for practice

Participants who have satisfactorily completed Stage 1 of the course and the assessment on 16 September 2018 (passing mark is 70%) will proceed to Stage 2 which will include a full observation on mediation training and practice.

An accreditation assessment will be conducted at the end of the whole course. Graduates who have achieved satisfactory results in the assessment and evaluation from both the Lead Trainer and candidates of the respective course and fulfilled the requirements specified by Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL) and / or International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) may be invited to be the Assistant Trainer of the General Mediator Training Courses organized by HKMC, the International Accredited Professional Mediator Training Certificate Courses, the Workplace Mediation Training Courses organized by AIDRN and/or other corporate training programs. For the requirements for Trainers set out by HKMAAL / HKMC, please refer to the following link: https://goo.gl/FKnqfg

Course Requirements

  • Priority will be given to Assessors and Coaches of Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHJMC) and Coaches of HKMC
  • Accredited Mediator of HKMC / HKMAAL / IDRRMI / MHJMC
  • Conversant with mediation theories, skills and their applications
  • Good communication skills and have the ability to adapt their communication styles to suit the needs of target participants
  • 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 that the participants have detailed understanding of mediation process and applications of skills.

Course Outline

Stage 1

A. Introduction to the course

  • Course objectives
  • Schedule and structure of the course
  • Assessment standards and requirements for the award of the certificate

B. Role, function, and skills of a Trainer

  • Role and function of a Trainer in HKMC and AIDRN training courses
  • The basic training skills, presentation skills and delivery skills
  • How to design training courses, presentations and seminars
  • How to align the expectations of target participants
  • How to answer questions in the training, presentations or seminars
  • Evaluation and Q & A
  • Code of practice and ethical standards

C. Practice guidelines for conducting General Mediator Training and International Accredited Professional Mediator Training

  • The International Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  • The course structure of the International Accredited Professional Mediator Training Course and General Mediator Training Course
  • The differences between these two training courses (approaches, aims and results, targets)
  • Assessment and Assurance System of HKMAAL and IDRRMI
    (i) IDRRMI Professional Mediator Assessment Report
    (ii) Guidelines on the Assessment of Professional Mediator
    (iii) Competence and assessment standards
  • Dispute resolution in Hong Kong, Mainland and overseas
  • Mediation skills, process and development

D. Practice guidelines for Workplace Mediation Training

  • The course structure of the Workplace Mediation Training Course
  • The comparison with Professional Mediator Training (approaches, aims and results, targets)
  • IDRRMI Assessment System for Workplace Mediator Assurance System
  • Special note for Workplace Mediation Training

E. Practice guidelines for Corporate Training

  • The course structure of the Corporate Training
  • Mode of services
  • Expectations of target participants
  • Additional skills

F. Completion of Stage 1

  • Arrangement of Stage 2 training
  • Assessment standards
  • Assessment
  • Certificate presentation

Certification

  • Certificate of Completion will be presented to participants with 100% attendance for all the Stage 1 sessions.
  • Certificate of Attendance will be presented to participants with 70% attendance for all the Stage 1 sessions.
  • Certificate of Accredited International Professional Mediation Trainer will  be  presented  to  graduates who have achieved satisfactory results in the assessment of Stage 1 and  final  assessment  and  evaluation in Stage 2

Additional Remarks

The offer of the Stage 2 of the program and award of Certificate of Accredited International Professional Mediation Trainer are not guaranteed and depend on the participants' attendance in the training, their assessment results, as well as evaluation results.

Course Details

Duration 120 hours
Date 8 (Saturday), 15 (Saturday) & 16 (Sunday) September 2018
Time 10 am - 5 pm (Stage 1)
Venue 9/F, Success Commercial Building, 245-251 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Teaching Medium Cantonese (with English teaching materials)
Tuition Fee HK$ 12,000
Application Method
  1. Please submit the followings to AIDRN by mail, email or in person on or before the deadline.
    (i) online application form (https://goo.gl/forms/4iRUzkyVqAc9jOF53)
    (ii) Registration of Interest
  2. Please settle the course fee by cheque or bank transfer.
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 12:00 noon, 3 September 2018