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

Course dates

  • 12 to 14 August 2020
  • 16 to 18 September 2020
  • 18 to 20 November 2020
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 lawyers: 18
  • Practice area: Professional skills
  • Training category: 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 have completed Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (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. 

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 Credit Scheme

    All Singaporeans who are 25 years and above may use their $500 SkillsFuture credit (or any part of it) to offset their course fee. For more information, please click here.

    All Singaporeans who are 25 years and above may use their $500 SkillsFuture credit (or any part of it) to offset their course fee. For more information, please click here.

    Contact

    For more information, please contact:

    Ms Suhartini Binte Salim
    Tel: +65 6332 4088
    Fax: +65 6333 5085
    Email: training@mediation.com.sg

  • 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.