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Mastering Mediation
English spoken education to become a Legal Business Mediator

Investing in your professional development and acquiring mediation skills is a strategic move to future-proof your legal career while at the same time finding fulfillment in your job. Our highly acclaimed mediation skills course, accredited by leading institutions, provides you with the knowledge, techniques, and practical expertise to succeed in the ever-changing legal landscape.

The Academy of Legal Mediation is powered by Toolkit Company and Manon Schonewille, the author of the acclaimed "Toolkit Generating Outcomes' is the lead trainer. Meet the Team.

 

International certification

This 'Mastering Legal Mediation' course is a 80+ hour IMI (International Mediation Institute) Certified Mediation Training Program to become an international business mediator. Also accredited by MfN (Mediators federatie Nederland) and SCCM (Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediators).

This module 1 can be followed by a 40-hour 'Mastering Business Mediation' specialization program (module 2)

and a 20-hour advanced practice program (module 3).

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Mediation skills for lawyers and other professionals

Unlock Your Potential: Why Learning Mediation Skills is Lucrative for Lawyers and other professionals

 

As a legal professional, you're no stranger to the evolving legal landscape and the challenges it presents. To stay ahead of the competition, meet increasing client demands and having a fulfilling career, it's crucial to enhance your skill set and future-proof your practice. This is where learning mediation skills becomes a game-changer.

 

  1. Professional Mediation is good business
    Investing in your professional development and acquiring mediation skills is a strategic move to future-proof a fulfilling legal career. Our highly acclaimed mediation skills course, accredited by leading institutions, provides you with the knowledge, techniques, and practical expertise to succeed in the ever-changing legal landscape.
     

  2. Mediation skills are essential
    Mediation skills, including active listening, effective communication, negotiation, and problem-solving, are essential for lawyers. These skills enhance your ability to understand and address clients' underlying needs, fostering stronger relationships and achieving favorable outcomes. 

    They also enable you to effectively manage high-stress situations, improve teamwork, and cultivate a positive work environment, ultimately increasing your overall effectiveness.
     

  3. Increase Revenue Streams
    By incorporating mediation services into your practice, you can diversify your offerings and tap into new revenue opportunities. Mediation can be billed separately or bundled as part of a comprehensive legal package, providing clients with cost-effective and efficient resolution methods.
     

  4. Find Fulfilment and Job Satisfaction
    Incorporating mediation skills adds a new dimension to your legal practice, bringing personal fulfilment and job satisfaction. The process of guiding parties towards mutually agreeable and sustainable solutions can be immensely rewarding. Mediation allows you to make a positive impact, promoting collaboration and understanding.
     

  5. Tap into a Growing Market
    Mediation and other forms of Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) are on the rise. Clients increasingly seek non-adversarial approaches to resolving conflicts, recognising the benefits of mediation's collaborative and problem-solving nature. 
     

  6. Enhance Your Value Proposition
    By acquiring mediation skills, you expand your capabilities beyond traditional legal representation, positioning yourself as a trusted advisor who offers comprehensive dispute resolution options. Your commitment to client-centered solutions and forward-thinking approach position you a the type of lawyer clients appreciate. Clients expect lawyers who can guide them efficiently and cost-effectively through conflicts. 
     

  7. Strengthen Client Relationships
    Mediation skills empower you to build stronger, more collaborative relationships with clients. By engaging in the mediation process, you demonstrate a genuine understanding of their needs, interests, and goals. Enhanced client loyalty and satisfaction, leads to repeat business, positive referrals, and long-term client relationships.

 

Unlock Your Potential: Self-actualisation for litigators to Prosper in the Legal Profession.

Our mission is to empower lawyers and the new generation of mediators with proactive mediation skills. Supporting them to future-proof their businesses and self-actualization. We create the most compelling well-structured training programs that attract professionals and enable them to drive the global transition to new methods of dispute resolution and conflict prevention.

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Prakt. Info
Practical information

Hybrid program 9 September 2024 - 21 February 2025


Dates:

  • 9 classes online:

    • Half day: 9 September 2024| 2, 16 December 2024

    • Full day: 20, 23 September 2024 | 18, 21 October 2024 | 29 November 2024 | 21 February 2025

  • 4 practice days on site in The Netherlands (Amsterdam or Rotterdam)
    Full day: 16, 17, 18 and 20 January 2025 

     

Time: 

  • Half day: 09.00 - 13.00 CET

  • Full day: 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 18.15 CET

  • Fee: € 6.495,- , early bird when registering 2 months before the start: € 5.905,- (where applicable 21% Dutch VAT will be added)

  • Registration is open. You can register here.

  • For any inquiries you can reach out to academy@toolkitcompany.com
     

Certification:

  • On the last practice in person, you will do a performance-based assessment. With this, you measure your skill level. If desired, you can change this informal assessment into a formal assessment where an official assessor will observe the mediation,so that when you pass you can be included in the register of the International Mediation Institute as an IMI Qualified Mediator. The additional costs to turn this practice day into an official assessment are € 450,- (excluding vat/btw).

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