11th November 2020
9.15am – 5pm
The CMC’s Annual Conference brings you a full day of mediation specific CPD. Join us to welcome Lord Neuberger for the keynote speech, and host of other experienced mediators and professionals as we address the issues facing mediators today and into the future. All sessions (apart from Mediator Connections) will be recorded and so registrants unable to join on the day will be able to view these until 24th November.
Visit the conference website to see full details and to register.

With Hunt ADR Limited

7th October & 4th November, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Price: £99 plus VAT
With more mediation now being conducted online it can be harder than ever to build rapport with parties and to manage the mediation process. For most people experienced at dealing with others in person, it can be difficult developing the same level of rapport in online professional settings.  This online course helps develop well-proven techniques to build and maintain rapport online with parties
For more information and to apply please go here

Online Workplace Mediation courses

With ODR Training

ODR Training is offering mediators free access to its module on how to adapt your techniques as a mediator to the online environment, together with tips on using web conferencing to mediate and reduce the risk of privacy breaches on Zoom.

In addition, ODR Training is offering its ODR Foundation Training Course to mediators at half price. To benefit from this discount, go to the website and enrol on the course, adding a coupon with the code L12A5 at checkout.


Sylvia Cohen Communication

Free 3-part video training how to create the best outcomes on video calls

Essential if you are  holding online mediations and prompting your mediation business in this brave new world

This 3 part training will teach you

  • How to set up your  so you always look professional and make the best impression.
  • How to create connection and impact when you speak
  • How to use your voice and the the delivery of your speech to create better mediation and business outcomes

This training is valued at £500 but is a gift to all CMC Members for a limited time only!

Follow this link and be sure to name CMC as your company to access the training free of charge:  https://www.sylviacohencommunication.com/online-course-sign-up/


London School of Mediation Mediator CPD Webinar Package

6 Hours of CPD via pre-recorded webinars

Due to popular demand, London School of Mediation have brought a range of short courses online. These range from one to 4 hours.

They also offer a package of 6 hours of CPD for a saving on buying the courses individually.

Visit https://www.londonschoolofmediation.com/products/6-webinar-hours-package/311/ to book or contact michelle@londonschoolofmediation.com to discuss your CPD requirements.


Who do think you (and your clients/parties) are?

with Susan Blum

A 2 hour workshop focusing on the impact of personality and communication on mediation, bringing together a highly experienced Civil and Commercial Mediator and a long-established Organisation Development Coach and Mediator

DATE: Thursday, 29 October 2020 – 13.00 – 15.00; Held via ZOOM; COST: £60

Please email susan@smblumltd.com for full details and a booking form.

Mediation CPD Short Course: Developing Your Cross-Cultural Skills

with Tony Buon

Two half-day Online – November 20 & 27 – 9:30-12:30

This online course will introduce participants to the impact of culture on mediation. It will explore how a good understanding of cultural factors can assist mediators to facilitate agreement between mediating parties.

£45 (inc VAT) for both sessions. Bookings via Eventbrite

Contact Tony Buon 07762709377 tony@buon.net for more information.

Mediation Symposium 2020: Mediation as a multidisciplinary practice

Organised by CIArb

9 December 09:35-16:35

The 13th Mediation Symposium will focus on the theme of ‘multidisciplinarity’.

Bookable until 3 December. CIArb members – free of charge; Non-members – £25 (including VAT)

Tickets booked via Eventbrite. Visit the CIArb website for more details and programme information.


The purpose of this list is to enable mediators to easily find courses and events that they may find of interest and of use. Except where stated, the courses are not provided by the CMC and CMC takes no responsibility for these. The CMC will use its discretion in determining which courses and events to include, but will generally include events related to mediation and which may be of interest to our members.

If you are organising a mediation course or event and would like to have it listed here, please e-mail secretariat@civilmediation.org with the brief details of the event.