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ACRE Mediation Training Course

With the introduction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), mediation has grown as a method by which disputes amongst two or more parties can be resolved quickly and at low cost.
Tue 20 Mar 2018 - Sat 24 Mar 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
19 Aviation Road, Airport Residential Area, Accra, Ghana
50 formal hours
$1440 incl. VAT


Mediation allows parties to secure an agreement which is not necessarily dictated by legal matters, but can offer a practical and commercial solution, including maintaining and, in some cases, enhancing the relationships of the parties involved.

The RICS ACRE Mediation training will prepare you with the skills to mediate the most complex disputes to the highest standards.

Module One

Introduction to Mediation and Mediation Advocacy

Suitable as a stand-alone course for those interested in entering the growing market for qualified mediation representatives, this introductory module provides the essential baseline skills to enable delegates to develop and expand their proficiency as a party representative.

Three full days’ training will provide you with a detailed introduction to facilitative and evaluative mediation. There is no formal assessment for this module, but 100% attendance is required.

Day one – Mediation in context, an overview and mediation ground rules

  • Preparation
  • Opening sessions

 Day two - Exploration

  • Verbal and non-verbal techniques
  • Extracting a comprehensive narrative
  • Engaging with parties

 Day three - Negotiation

  • Applying your knowledge and experience in evaluative mediation
  • Exploring options and expert analysis
  • Robust reality testing of strengths and weaknesses
  • Working towards a settlement
  • Techniques in breaking deadlock
  • Mediation advocacy

Module Two and assessment

Practical Mediation skills and ACR Mediation Training

Module Two is for those seeking qualification as an RICS Accredited Mediator. This intensive two-day training programme builds upon the skills acquired on Module One to develop your practical skills as a mediator.

This module is intensely hands-on with coaching and feedback throughout the role play exercises. Delegates participate in role play scenarios based on real life cases, acting as mediator and party with instructor and peer feedback.

Day four - Consolidation

  • Extended practical training
  • Consolidation of skills learned in Module One
  • Running a mediation alone

 Day five - Advanced skills and assessment

  • Advanced mediation skills
  • Time limited mediation Video assessment

Module two assessment: Developmental assessment:

  • Assessment takes place throughout the module, with detailed and constructive feedback from the instructors .
  • Video assessment: Delegates act as mediator in a one-hour videoed case study role play scenario
  • Written assessment: 1,500-word essay or written role play scenario submitted after course completion
$1440 incl. VAT
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