CPD Online Course: Negotiation Skills for Mediators

12 & 19 March 2021 – Total 8-hours CPD

This CPD Course will be conducted over two 3-hour sessions on Zoom. It will introduce participants to the essentials of negotiation theory and practice. It will explore how knowledge of negotiation can assist mediators to facilitate agreement between mediating parties.

The course will be led by Tony Buon, an experienced CMC & Scottish Mediation Registered Civil and Workplace Mediator & Trainer.

The total cost is £45 including VAT. You will receive Handouts, PPT Slides and a Certificate.  Book now to reserve your place here or call Tony on 0776-270-9377.

Masterclass Training Series

with ADR ODR International

2 February / 20 April / 13 July 2021 9:00 – 15:00

For more information and to register go here


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.



Start:                    10.00 hrs  –  BY ZOOM ONLY

Date:                     Wednesday, 10th March 2021

Speakers: Prof. Andrew Goodman (Googleable).  Barrister and Mediator  –  Convenor of the SCMA (Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates) and Director of AMATI (Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors) (10 – 11am)

Paul Adams (CEO of the CMC)  –  explaining latest developments at the CMC (11 – 11.45am)

Topic:                  Selecting an international mediator

Cost:                     Free

Booking:              Please e-mail Dave Owen (dwo@pengaron.co.uk) who will notify Martin Poulter, Clerk to ArbDB Chambers who will register you for the meeting

Recording:           The meeting will be recorded  –  the recording will be sent to all previous attendees asap after the day

NOTE                  Attendance counts towards the CMC’s CPD requirements.  It may count for CPD for other organisations.

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.