The Hong Kong Mediation Council (HKMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), is offering mediation training courses in Cantonese and in English 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


WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

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


COURSE DETAILS :

  • The courses will be taught in English (for August 2022) and in Cantonese (for October 2022), both with English only materials
  • The courses shall be of at least 40 hours conducted in duration, and be conducted in hybrid mode, i.e. online teaching and face-to-face mediation role-play exercises, over a period of [5] days (please see Schedules below).
  • The courses would seek accreditation by the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited ("HKMAAL")


SCHEDULES:


(1) August 2022 Course in English


Part 1 - Online teaching and role-play exercises

  • Day 1: Sunday 14 August 2022;
  • Day 2: Saturday 20 August 2022;
  • Day 3: Sunday 21 August 2022;
  • Day 4: Saturday 27 August 2022; and

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

  • Day 5: Sunday 28 August 2022


(2) October 2022 Course in Cantonese


Part 1 - Online teaching and role-play exercises

  • Day 1: Saturday 8 October 2022;
  • Day 2: Sunday 9 October 2022;
  • Day 3: Saturday 15 October 2022;
  • Day 4: Sunday 16 October 2022; and


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

  • Day 5: Saturday 22 October 2022


(the class hours for each day of the training shall be 08:45am to 06:30pm, including an 1-hour lunch and two 15-min breaks)


(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)


PARTICIPATION FEE:

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


*Early Bird deadline for the courses:

August 2022 English course: Friday 29 July 2022

October 2022 Cantonese course: Friday 30 September 2022


UPCOMING Courses:

(subject to possible changes)

  • 26, 27 November & 3, 4, 10 December 2022 (in English);
  • 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25 February 2023 (in Cantonese);
  • 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25 March 2023 (in English); and
  • 10, 11, 17, 18 & 24 June 2023 (in Cantonese)


INQUIRY:

  • Email: mediation@hkiac.org
  • Tel: 2525 2381


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