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The Hong Kong Mediation Council (HKMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), is offering a mediation training course designed for individuals who are interested in becoming accredited mediators. The course will cover the following topics:

  • The key principles of mediation as a means of dispute resolution;
  • Principles of interest-based negotiation;
  • The process of facilitative mediation model;
  • The role of a mediator
  • Mediator's skills and techniques
  • Ethical code of conduct for mediators
  • Drafting settlement agreements; and
  • Role of lawyers and advisors in mediation


  • Legal practitioners, service professionals, government officers, corporate executives, senior management, corporate communications managers and dispute resolution practitioners.

COURSE DETAILS (updated on 28 February 2022 in view of the pandemic situation) :

  • The course will be taught in either in Spoken Chinese (Cantonese) or Englishwith English only materials
  • This is a mediation training course of at least 40 hours conducted in hybrid mode, i.e. online teaching and face-to-face mediation role-play exercises, over a period of [6] days (please see Schedules below).
  • The courses would seek accreditation by the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited ("HKMAAL")


(updated on 28 February 2022 in view of the pandemic situation)

For March 2022 Course in English - 08:45am to 06:30pm - 8 hour sessions on each day of Part 1 and Part 2):

Part 1 - Online teaching sessions:

  • Day 1: Saturday 19 March 2022;
  • Day 2: Sunday 20 March 2022

Part 2 - Face-to-face mediation role-play exercises:

  • Day 3: Saturday 23 April 2022 (Trainers will provide a revision before the mediation role-play exercises;
  • Day 4: Sunday 24 April 2022;
  • Day 5: Saturday 30 April 2022; and
  • Day 6: Sunday 1 May 2022

(subject to the COVID19 situation in Hong Kong, the above schedule/ dates of the Course may have to be further adjusted, in the best interest of all who participate)


  • Standard: HK$15,000
  • Early Bird:HK$13,000*

(*Early Bird deadline for March 2022 Course : Thursday 10 March 2022.)


Please contact us if you are interested in the upcoming training courses below:

  • 4, 5, 11, 12 & 18 June 2022 (Chinese Course)

*: all courses will seek accreditation from the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited.


  • Email:
  • Tel: 2525 2381