Our most in-demand online course in commercial mediation for law students and trainees. Learn a new way of doing business and resolving disputes.
"As an ADR enthusiast coming across Mediator Academy's course was a blessing. I have learned valuable skills from international experts in the fiels that I would not have gained any other way."
Gain a comprehensive overview of the mediation process and how to support your clients in resolving their disputes. Learn from the leading experts in the field and from video role-play simulations.
You will experience mediation skills in action, learn what your obligations are and find out about the most recent developments in dispute resolution and mediation. You will also gain insights to plot your dispute resolution career.
Get insights from experts, test your knowledge as you go and download checklists and templates. This is a flexible course that you can complete in as little as 2 hours with interactive lessons and international expert commentary.
Mediator Academy specialises in dispute resolution and is the preferred online education partner for legal professional bodies and law firms in Ireland, the UK and further afield. Learn from the leading practitioners in the field and stay ahead of the latest developments with a just-in-time curriculum.
Learn from industry experts, video role play simulations, skill demonstrations and much more. Study in your own time and at your own pace.
Our expert faculty include leaders from the world of academia as well as some of the most respected international mediation practitioners.
After completing this course you'll...
Know how developments in dispute resolution are shaping the future of legal practice.
Be able to confidently explain the mediation process and the different participants' roles in the process.
Identify the next steps you need to take to launch your career in dispute resolution.
With more than 7,500 course completions, these are the three most common student profiles that have completed this course:
You are a law student or trainee who wants to know how mediation and alternative dispute resolution will affect your practice, and how you can benefit from learning mediation skills.
You are moving into dispute resolution from a different area of law and want a rapid overview of what role mediation will play in your practice and what skills and knowledge you will need.
You are considering studying mediation and dispute resolution and want an overview of the process, key skills and knowledge, and opportunities in the field before signing up to an accredited course.
“I've worked in litigation most of my professional life and I was looking for a career change. This course was seriously great, it gives you a practical insight into what you might expect in a real life mediation. I'd highly recommend this course”
Not yet. But If you successfully complete the course, pass the assessments and decide you want to take the next step to become an accredited mediator this will be a valuable foundation for you to build upon. You'll also be part of the Mediator Academy family, and as an Alumni you will receive a 10% discount off our Foundation Certificate in Commercial Mediation.
On average our students complete this course in 2 hours. The course is entirely flexible and we find most students practice the 'little and often' principle, completing the course over a couple of sitings. The course has been designed to enable you to jump in and out when it suits you.
You will access the course via our dedicated Learning Management Platform. You can study on a laptop, tablet or even your phone, though for the best experience we recommend a desktop or laptop computer. You will need a stable internet connection.
No you do not have to be a legal professional to undertake this programme, it is equally suited to people working in different sectors such as banking and finance, construction, human resources and many other sectors.
You will be assessed by an online multiple choice assessment with a pass grade of 55%.
We accept all major debit or credit cards. Payments can also be made via bank transfer directly into our account (details below). Please use your surname and invoice number as payment reference.
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Immediately. As soon as your course fee has been processed you will receive a VAT receipt along with a welcome email containing all your login details and online course instructions.