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International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course
18 April 2020

Aim of the Course

Catering to the demand of enterprises for cross-border/ international dispute resolution service, this advanced professional training course seeks to promote the use of dispute resolution in businesses and facilitate the development of the Greater Bay Area, Belt, and Road Initiative and the internationalization of Chinese enterprises. This course will train mediation professionals who are familiar with international law. Given the high demand for international law and dispute resolution experts in China, students with successfully accredited accreditation are expected to be leaders in the field.

This course mainly teaches on mediation concepts, procedures, skills and related legal knowledge of the Mainland and Hong Kong through a range of interactive in-class activities, such as group discussions, real cases sharing and simulated cases (role play) exercises, etc. so that students can master all kinds of mediation skills in order to become a professional mediator. Students can also enhance their personal communication abilities and improve their interpersonal skills, effectively utilizing different mediation skills in dealing with disputes and conflicts in daily life and at work, in an organized and systematic manner.

Advantages of the Training Course

  • High Recognition
    AIDRN is a global academic institute that offers training, defines competency standards, and conducts researches and data analysis for dispute resolution and negotiation. AIDRN receives support and recognition from prominent dispute resolution organizations such as the Hong Kong Mediation Centre, Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center and universities in Australia, China, and the United Kingdom. As a center for legal services and dispute resolution in the Asia Pacific Region, Hong Kong has already had a mature development in the international model of mediation. This course combines the international mode of mediation and Diversified Dispute Resolution Mechanism with Chinese characteristics, to equip students with the most professional mediation skills and knowledge, so as to deal with various international commercial disputes.
  • International Professional Qualification
    Upon completion of this course, graduates can apply for the Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment organized by IDRRMI and will have the opportunities to handle cross-border/international commercial mediation cases.
  • Teaching Quality Assurance
    A team of experienced instructors is responsible for preparing the teaching materials and teaching this course. The reputable teaching team has trained up many professional mediators in Hong Kong and around the world, indicating that the teaching team and teaching materials are up to international professional standards.
  • Professional Development Platform
    Upon successful completion of this course and the accreditation assessment organized by IDRRMI, students can apply to become the International Accredited Professional Mediator of IDRRMI. IDRRMI provides diversified continuing professional development opportunities and platform to International Accredited Professional Mediators, including advanced courses, talks, seminars, mediation, case referrals, etc., in order to help them further develop their mediation profession.

Course Outline

  • Basic concepts, trends, and prospects of mediation
  • Mediation Process 1: Mediation Processes, Opening Statement, and Scope of Application
  • Mediation Process 2: Mediation Processes, Joint Sessions, Separate Sessions and Discussion of Details
  • Mediation Skills: Communication Skills and Questioning Skills
  • Mediation Skills: Listening Skills, Facilitation Skills, Reframing Skills, Negotiation Skills
  • Mediation Skills: Use of Body Language, Empowerment, Handling Impasses and Deadlocks, Closing the Last Gap
  • Basic Concept of Contract, Mediated Settlement Agreement, and other related documents
  • Mediation Code and Mediation Ordinance
  • Mediator’s Rules and Code of Ethics
  • Role Play
  • Legal knowledge of the Mainland and Hong Kong
  • Cross-border dispute resolution service and its mixed-mode mechanisms


  • Lawyers, legal executives, arbitrators, and mediators,
  • Scholars,
  • Persons who are interested in international mediation,
  • Persons who intend to deal with international commercial mediation cases,


Students attaining 100% attendance in the course and passing the examination at the end of the course will be awarded an "International Professional Mediator Training Certificate”.

Professional Accreditation

Students with the "International Professional Mediator Training Certificate” can apply for Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment organized by IDRRMI. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment can apply to become the International Accredited Professional Mediator of IDRRMI.


A team of recognized and experienced trainers and mediators of IDRRMI

Course Details

Application status Closed - (19th Cohort – Hong Kong) (15th Cohort – Hong Kong)
Location Hong Kong Oversea, Global (ONLINE)
Duration 40 Hours (5 days in total) 40 Hours (4 days in total)
Date 10, 11, 12, 19 & 26 April 2020 18, 19, 23 & 24 April, 2020
Time 9 am to 6 pm (incl. 1-hour lunch break) L1, L2 9:30 am – 7:30 pm;


L3, L4 8:30 am – 9:30 pm

Venue 21/F, Success Commercial Building, 245-251 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Online Platform
Teaching Medium Cantonese and Putonghua (Teaching materials mainly in Chinese, supplemented with English materials) Putonghua (Teaching materials mainly in Chinese)
Tuition Fee HKD$13,000 (Original price: HKD$16,000) RMB 10,000 (Original price: RMB 15,000)
Application Method 1.     Please complete and submit the online application from via the link below:



2.     Please settle the course fee by either cross-cheque or bank transfer on or before 12:00 noon, 2 April 2020 (Thu).

Please fill in and submit the application form, with the copy of academic qualifications, to admin@aidrn.org.
Payment Methods Cross-cheque:


Cheque should be made payable to "Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd.” Please write down your full name, contact number and label the course title at the back of the cheque. Only applicable to owners of a Hong Kong bank account. Please submit your cross-cheque to the Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation (21/F, Success Commercial Building, 245-251 Hennessy Road, Wanchai).

Bank Transfer:

Please provide Bank-in Slip and state your full name, contact number, and the course title.

Bank Name: BANK OF CHINA (Hong Kong) LIMITED

Bank Account: Academy of Intl Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation Ltd
Bank Account Number 012-704-2-005666-9


Online Payment
Please register for the course at http://mhjmc.org/en/Cart.php and settle the payment via:1.           PayPal (VISA, MASTER, UNION PAY) 【Hong Kong dollars should act as the settlement currency of PayPal account and the actual exchange rate is based on the current rate of PayPal or your bank account. The difference in the exchange rate shall be borne by the applicant.】2.           Alipay (only applicable to Mainland account holders)
Eligibility Tertiary education level or above. Students are required to submit a copy of their academic qualifications at the time of enrollment.
Deadline 2 April 2020 (Closed) 9 April 2020
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Copyright@2017 Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited.
All Rights Reserved.
Copyright@2017 Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center Limited.
All Rights Reserved.