(8 hours total)  £45
Conducted over two mornings 9:30-12:30. Two hours homework in-between the two sessions. We will be offering the course in August (28 & 31) and September (18 & 25).

This online course will introduce participants to the essentials of negotiation theory and practice. It will explore how knowledge of negotiation can assist workplace mediators to facilitate agreement between mediating parties.

The course will be led by Tony Buon. Tony is a very experienced and CMC Registered Civil and Workplace Mediator, Trainer, and Negotiator.
To register, please go here or contact Tony Buon on 07762709377


MEDIATORS’ NEW BREAKFAST CLUB – ‘Moving from a major legal practice to a one-man-band mediator’- 16th September 2020 8am for 8.45am start

Venue:       IDRC, 70 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1EU or online. TBC.

Booking:    Numbers are limited, so if you want to attend, please e-mail Dave Owen of Pengaron Mediation Services Ltd (dwo@pengaron.co.uk) asap. Please specify whether you are prepared to meet in person, or would prefer a virtual meeting.

£10 (to cover cost of coffee/tea etc. ) payable in cash on the day.  Full-time students free

With ProMediate Mediation Services

21, 22, 28, 29 September 17.00 – 19.00


For more information and to pre-book, please go here

Building Rapport Online

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

Mediator Experience Week 

With Hunt ADR Limited

Daily or as package from 28th September to 2nd October
Price: from £225 plus VAT
Struggling to find a way to practice your mediator skills or to observe a mediation?  Struggling to meet your Civil Mediation Council CPD requirements?  The Mediator Experience Week is the answer. Includes training on the MODRON online platform and allows you to demonstrate that you have current mediation experience.  Depending upon what package you sign up to you will be able to learn via feedback from experienced mediators and use that feedback to learn and develop as well as to market your services.
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.

North West Mediation Network Event

  • Date – 13 October 2020. 10am – 12.15pm
  • Venue – Zoom Online
  • Cost – Free
  • “Different Communication Styles” – spontaneous, controlling, cautious or precise? An interactive workshop looking at how to assess clients’ (and others’) communication techniques quickly, and how to apply that assessment in your practice, using iMA by Alison Bull & James Knight, Mills & Reeve LLP
 To Book Your Place please email info@solutiontalk.co.uk 

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

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.

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.