Course

Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 2)

Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals Module 2 builds on the basics of interest-based mediation which focuses on finding solutions based on the interests of disputing parties and dispute resolution concepts covered in Module 1.

This three-day programme is highly interactive with role plays and exercises and is taught by experienced faculty. It is suitable for anyone who wants to be trained in mediation, including lawyers, C-suite executives, professionals, managers and other executives who want to advance their professional skills.

Participants will be able to:

  • Learn advanced concepts in interest-based conflict management
  • Use tried-and-tested mediator strategies and approaches
  • Apply advanced tools for effective communication
  • Recognise the legal and ethical issues in mediation
  • Acquire techniques to overcome impasse
  • Receive insights into drafting settlement agreements
SCMP 2 Jan 2021 to May 2021 classes will be blended learning, both online and classroom learning*.


Course dates

  • 11, 12, 13, *14 and 15 January 2021 [Blended]
  • 22, 23, 24, *25 and 26 February 2021 [Blended]
  • 8, 9, 10, *11 and 12 March 2021 [Blended]
  • 19, 20, 21, *22 and 23 April 2021 [Blended]
  • 17, 18, 19, *20 and 21 May 2021 [Blended]

Online sessions will spread across 5 consecutive half-days (9.00am to 1.30pm) instead of 3 consecutive full-days.
*Participant is required to come down to Supreme Court for the role-play practice. Participant may be assigned either the morning session (8.30am to 1.00pm) or the afternoon session (1.30pm to 6.00pm). Please note that the social distancing measures will be observed. If participant is unwell, SMC will arrange for an online role-play practice session at a later date.

Type Registration Fee
Regular $1,899.25
Early Bird $1,754.80

Registration

Interested applicants may register for this training programme through our online form here.

Continuing Professional Development

An applicant may claim the following CDP points, where relevant:

1. Singapore Institute of Legal Education

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) has accredited this training programme as follows:

  • CPD points for lawyer: 22.5 Public CPD Points (4.5 Public CPD Points per day)
  • Practice area: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Training level: Advanced

Applicants who require CPD points should indicate their Admission as Advocate and Solicitor Number (AAS no) on the registration form.

For details on SILE’s CPD Scheme, please click here.

2. Council for Estate Agencies (CEA)

The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) has also accredited this training programme as follows:

  • CPD credit hours: 6 CPD core hours

For details on CEA’s CPD Scheme, please click here.

Contact

For more information, please contact:

Ms Suhartini Binte Salim
Tel: +65 6804 9286
Fax: +65 6333 5085
Email: training@mediation.com.sg

This course is accredited by:

Notice

SMC reserves the right to cancel a training programmer or Mediation Skills Assessment, and to change published details without prior notice. SMC also reserves the right to change its terms and conditions at any time.

Eligibility criteria 

Academic qualification
Interested applicants must hold either a diploma or a degree in any discipline.

Pre-requisite

Interested applicants must complete Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1). Registration for Module 2 must be made within 2 years from the end of Module 1.

Exemptions 

1. The following applicants are exempted from Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1) and are able to sign up directly for Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 2). Applicants from this group will be entitled to a 15% discount.

  • Those who have completed an SMC two-day training programme on mediation within the last two years. 
  • Those who have completed the mediation skills elective at the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations. Eligible candidates must register within two years from the date of release of their Part B results. Part B students who took mediation advocacy elective at the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations are not exempted.

2. The following applicants are exempted from Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1&2) and are able to sign up directly for Mediation Skills Assessment. Applicants are, however, strongly encouraged to attend Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 2). Applicants from this group will be entitled to a 15% discount.

  • Law students from the National University of Singapore who have completed the mediation elective. Applicants need to register within two years of receiving their degree. 
  • SkillsFuture Funding Scheme

    As an Approved Training Organisation (ATO), this training programme is accredited under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications’ Skills Development Fund (SDF) under Non-Certifiable Courses and is subsidised up to $2 per hour by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

    As an Approved Training Organisation (ATO), this training programme is accredited under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications’ Skills Development Fund (SDF) under Non-Certifiable Courses and is subsidised up to $2 per hour by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

    Course Information

    Course reference number: CRS-N-0051539
    Funding validity period: 31 Mar 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
    Mode of training: Classroom

    Company-Sponsored

    Company-sponsored trainees who wish to claim programme funding must comply strictly with the funding guidelines set out in the SSG Terms & Conditions. Placements are limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Company need to apply directly with SSG. For more information, please visit: http://www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg.

    Course fee subsidies are available for employers sponsoring employees who are either Singapore Citizens or Permanent Resident.

    Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and non-SMEs

    Course type Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
    Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals
    (Module 2)
    $2/hour*

    Self-Sponsored Individuals

    There is no SSG subsidy for self-sponsoring individuals for non-certifiable courses.

  • Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme

    Singapore businesses may claim PIC benefits on costs incurred to provide training to employees for the purposes of trade and business. Singapore businesses may qualify for tax deductions/allowances or they can opt for cash payouts from the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme administered ​by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), subject to terms and conditions. For more information, please click here.

    Singapore businesses may claim PIC benefits on costs incurred to provide training to employees for the purposes of trade and business. Singapore businesses may qualify for tax deductions/allowances or they can opt for cash payouts from the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme administered ​by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), subject to terms and conditions. For more information, please click here.

Participants who would like to become an SMC Accredited Mediator may take the Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) after completing both Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals Modules 1 and 2. Those who want to further their mediation practice by becoming internationally certified, may then apply to become a Qualified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute. Only participants who complete Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1) after 1 January 2019 are eligible to be considered for this application.

Please note that passing the Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) will allow you to describe yourself as an SMC Accredited Mediator. This does not guarantee emplacement on SMC’s panel of Mediators.