Course Detail: ARCC - Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate Course

Course Description

This intensive course is designed to train and qualify students to develop or participate in conflict mediation processes.Participants will review the growth and application of settlement options in the United States. The course focuses on both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options. Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining." This course takes the mystery out of settlement processes and focuses on reaching reasonable solutions. Successful graduates of this non-credit course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Additional Information

Alternative Dispute Resolution refers to dispute resolution techniques that may better suit the needs of parties than traditional litigation does. This intensive course focuses on both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options. Participants will review the growth and application of settlement options in the United States. The course will discuss the mediation process, the role of the mediator, and problems encountered in mediation. Students will discuss the art of negotiation and examine how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive ADR method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Specific attention will be given to the traditional techniques of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration and more modern variations, such as summary jury trials and mini-trials.

Registration Deadlines

Course Begins

Register By

Course Ends

July 1

July 5

August 16, 2019

August 26

August 30

October 11, 2019

October 21

October 25

December 6, 2019

January 13

January 17

February 28, 2020

March 9

March 13

April 24, 2020

May 4

May 8

June 19, 2020

Required Books

ADRin a Nutshell - ISBN978-0-314-28532-4

Recommended Books & Materials

Oran'sDictionary of the Law, 4th Edition - ISBN978-1-4180-8091-4

Westlaw Access

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Contact Hours
45 contact hours



                                                                                                                           

       

 




Course Resources
Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate Course - Online SYLLABUS (PDF Document)

Available Sessions