Hong Kong Mediation Council Limited ("HKMCL") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center.

This is a five-day 40-hour intensive program delves into the range of skills required of facilitation mediators through interactive tutorials and role-play simulations. Participants are offered insights into ethical dilemmas, implicit bias, and emotions, and they are trained in tested practical techniques such as active listening, asking probing questions, generating creative options, reframing, overcoming impasse, and formulating sustainable agreements.

This training serves as a preparatory course (so called "Stage 1 Mediation Training Course") for the General Mediator Accreditation by the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited. Participants upon satisfactory completion of the Course may become a HKMCL Associate Member.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain knowledge and experience the facilitative mediation model;
  • Learn how to build relationships through the mediation process;
  • Understand how to identify underlying interests;
  • Acquire techniques to overcome impasse;
  • Improve negotiation techniques;
  • Explore roles of attorneys in mediation

Who Should Attend?

Professionals from all industries who wish to learn or improve their ability to mediate.

Past attendees have included lawyers, judges, government officers, executives, doctors, teachers, and administrators.

Enrollment is strictly limited to enhance a personalised learning experience.


Face-to-face physical sessions, with lecturing and mediation roleplay exercises


In-person at a location to be determined.

Course Dates:

In Cantonese:

  • 1, 2, 8, 9, 16, 23 November 2024
  • 21,22,28,29 March & 5, 12 April 2025

In English:

  • 4, 10,11, 17, 18, 25 January 2025
  • 9,10,16,17,24, 31 May 2025


Standard Fee: HKD$15,000

Early Bird: HKD$13,000

Contact Us

Call (+852) 2525 2381 or email mediation@hkiac.org