Take our Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) and have your skills as a mediator formally recognised. Those who pass the MSA will be formally recognised as SMC Accredited Mediator.

The MSA consists of the following components:

Interested applicants may register for the MSA by clicking here.

Please note that the role-play assessment will be conducted at SMC venue and written assessment will be conducted online.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

Take our Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) and have your skills as a mediator formally recognised. Those who pass the MSA will be formally recognised as SMC Accredited Mediator.

The MSA consists of the following components:

Interested applicants may register for the MSA by clicking here.

Please note that the role-play assessment will be conducted at SMC venue and written assessment will be conducted online.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

SCMP Module 1 is an intensive two-day training programme that covers the foundations of interest-based mediation which focuses on the disputing parties’ interests and encourages a broader range of solutions. 

You will learn about the nature of conflicts and the most effective techniques to manage them. These fundamental dispute resolution strategies can be applied in diverse situations to manage work relationships within an organisation or with external parties, or to build stronger and more effective teams.

This is a highly interactive training programme with role plays and exercises. Anyone who is interested in acquiring mediation skills, including lawyers as well as C-suite executives, professionals, managers and other executives who want to advance their professional skills, should attend this training.

Please note that there will be a mandatory assessment for SSG-funded participants.

More information on this course is available here.

Interested applicants may register for this training programme by clicking here.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

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IP Mediation Certification (IPMC) programme is a joint effort between SMC and Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS). IPMC is open to all SMC Accredited Mediators.

This 1-day certification programme is designed to enhance a mediator’s skills in mediating IP disputes. This programme covers the basics of IP law, as well as issues and practical pointers in IP mediation. Participants will learn how to identify issues when facilitating an amicable outcome and drafting a settlement agreement that involves IP. This is a highly interactive training programme with exercises and a role play. Anyone who is interested in acquiring IP mediation skills, including lawyers as well as C-suite executives, professionals, managers and other executives who want to advance their professional skills, should attend this training.

To be accredited as an SMC Certified IP Mediator, you must obtain a pass in the IP Mediation Certification Assessment. Please note that the standard expected of the certification is high. Please also note that you will not, however, be placed on SMC’s Certified IP Mediator Panel* nor be assigned cases by SMC**.

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

1. Explain the basic principles of IP law
2. Describe features of IP disputes which make them suitable for mediation
3. Apply the basic principles of IP law to identify settlement options during mediation of IP disputes
4. Identify parties’ interests underlying their positions in the IP dispute
5. Evaluate the dispute in order to reality-test parties’ best and worst alternative to a negotiated agreement
6. Apply the basic principles of IP law in crafting valid settlement terms 

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*Those who passed the IP Mediation Certification Assessment and wish to be on SMC’s IP Mediator Panel will need to sign up and clear the requirement to be on SMC’s Panel of Mediators as follows i. obtain a distinction in SMC’s Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) and ii. clear the interview stage.
**Those already on SMC’s Panel of Mediators will automatically be empanelled on SMC’s IP Mediator Panel upon passing the IP Mediation Certification Assessment. SMC does not guarantee assignment of cases.

 

SCMP 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.

Interested applicants may register for this training programme by clicking here.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

More information on this course is available here.

The Family Mediation Certification Programme (FMCP) is opened to all Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators. FMCP is a joint effort between SMC and Family Justice Courts. This 5-day intensive certification programme, is designed to enhance a mediator’s skills in managing family disputes.

Participants will acquire practical knowledge on handling family mediation cases which includes how to manage issues such as family violence, asset division, custody of children and psychology of family dynamics.

Registration has closed. Fully booked.

More information on this course is available here.

SCMP 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.

Interested applicants may register for this training programme by clicking here.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

More information on this course is available here.

SCMP 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.

Interested applicants may register for this training programme by clicking here.

Please click here on how to proceed with the registration via Skilleto.

More information on this course is available here.