MTI East Africa
Agip House, 4th Floor, Suite 417,
P. O. Box 42199 - 00100
Tel: +254 20 2227886
Fax: +254 20 311219
Mediation Training Institute International (MTI) East Africa is an international training and consulting institution that specialise in mediation. They partner with organisations to train and certify individuals in mediation and alternative dispute resolution skills. MTI East Africa is also a qualifying assessment program (QAP) for the IMI.
Under the Professional Mediation Training Program that is recognised as a SIMI Registered Training Program, MTI East Africa delivers an intensive, comprehensive, and effective course to mediators and those interested in conflict management.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants are certified as professional mediators with the following benefits:
- Be included on MTI International East Africa Roster of Certified Professional Mediators;
- Receive membership to the society of mediators of East and Central Africa (SMECA);
- Be eligible to join the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC).
Individuals who complete the program may also qualify for free mentorship under the MTI East Africa Mentorship program. This entitles them to receive continuous professional support free of charge.
Additionally, this program is accredited by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK). Lawyers who attend will receive 3 CPD Units. Also, individuals who qualify are eligible to apply and be accredited by the mediation accreditation committee of the Judiciary.
Past participants of the course vary widely. They have included conflict resolution practitioners, lawyers, advocates, Magistrates and Judges, Professionals from Government agencies, educational /academic institutions, the Judiciary, Business corporations, the Media, the Police, as well as local, regional and international organisations.
ADR ODR International*
ADR ODR International was created in 2016 by a Barrister turned mediator, Rahim Shamji, who was moved and inspired by the true potential of mediation after advanced studies in alternative dispute resolution. They are a thought leader in progressive dispute resolution and training from international conflict management to mediation, negotiation and arbitration, with a global presence in 24 countries and over 100 dispute resolution professionals on their panel.
ADR ODR International provides a variety of services, from helping clients find the right mediator, negotiator and arbitrator, to innovative training courses such as online training and e-learning platforms. The company has trained both students and professionals in a range of sectors and countries from civil/commercial mediation in UK universities to executive negotiation courses in Dubai.
The company’s core ethos lies in social responsibility and its mission is to help reduce conflict on a global scale. They believe the best way to do this is by creating positive and progressive dialogue, and their Dialogue and Pluralism department focuses on global projects that bring people of different races, ethnicities, and religions together to discuss their differences and discover their similarities.
Information about ADR ODR International's current courses are available on their website here.
*ADR ODR International is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and is a SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).
Community Mediation Centre (CMC)*
The Community Mediation Centre provides mediation in Singapore for residents who face issues with their neighbours, family members, friends, co-workers, landlord or tenants, or any other kind of interpersonal relations.
The CMC opened its doors to the Singapore public in January 1998, with the first centre, CMC (Regional East), located at the Marine Parade District Hall. Previously, the CMCs were located in three different locations – CMC (Central), CMC (Regional North) and CMC (State Courts).
Their mission is to provide an attractive, practical and convenient solution for social and community disputes in Singapore.
CMC's SIMI Registered Training Program is only available for CMC mediators.
*CMC is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and a SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).
Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA)
Professional Mediation Skills: Cross-Border Mediation Course
The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) is Asia’s leader for learning and research in negotiation and dispute resolution with a cross-cultural focus. SIDRA’s mission is to lead change in the culture of deal-making and dispute resolution and to empower people to create value.
People turn to SIDRA when:
They face intractable problems in their negotiations and disputes, and need cutting-edge solutions.
- They see the rapid evolution of complex challenges that are defining our time, and want to acquire next-generation expertise in negotiation and dispute resolution.
- They realise that conventional wisdom and theories may not work in all situations, and want access to the latest practice-based and context-sensitive research.
- They understand that growth is not easily achieved alone, and wish to be part of a community of international stakeholders who regularly exchange and explore ideas and experiences in negotiation and dispute resolution.
- They appreciate the relevance of diverse perspectives in a globalised world, and want to hear the leading Asian ideas and insights in global conversations on negotiation and dispute resolution.
SIDRA engages in research and development projects and collaborations, conducts training and accreditation programmes, and organises think-tank and community events. SIDRA also provides consultancy services. These services form SIDRA’s three strategic pillars: fostering ideas, generating innovation and sharing insights.
SIDRA works with government officials, judicial officers, business executives, lawyers, mediators and trainers. Its distinguished international faculty has been drawn from the fields of practice, academia and policy and has worked with clients from all over the world. This includes Australia, Bahrain, Austria, Germany, Vietnam, Hungary, France, Italy, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Philippines, Dubai, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Latvia, Slovenia, Russia, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Fiji, China, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon and South Africa.
SIDRA is a non-profit organisation supported by the Ministry of Law and is a subsidiary of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Regent's University London (RUL)
Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Course*
For more information about the RUL's ADR course, please visit their website here.
*Regent's University London (RUL) runs this training course in Singapore through a partnership with Harmony Mediation Group (HMG). Find out more here.
An academic member of the Civil Mediation Council (CMC), Regent’s School of Psychotherapy & Psychology (RSPP) is at the forefront of developing, promoting and researching mediation, both in the UK and internationally. The RUL innovative Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) programme is specifically designed to develop the particular skills and methods required for successful mediation and conflict management, including conflict avoidance and conflict resolution.
The skills for effective mediation are similar to those required for successful counselling.
The course therefore employs well-proven psychotherapy and counselling techniques as part of the training programme.
This unique psychotherapeutic approach to mediation explores the strategies and behaviour patterns that parties employ when in dispute with others, whether they are executive directors of international corporations involved in multi-million pound commercial litigation, Heads of State involved in political disagreements, or simply suburban neighbours arguing over their boundaries.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
10 Anson Road
International Plaza #27-16
Tel: +65 6182 8188
Email: SEA@rics.org (Ms. Sim Jiayi)
RICS ACRE Mediation Course*
Analytical Commercial Restorative Expert: robust mediation for the land, property and construction sectors.
*Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) runs this training course across the globe in cities such as Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia, Qatar etc.
RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. The RICS name promises the consistent delivery of standards – bringing confidence to the markets RICS serves.
The RICS accredits 125,000 professionals and any individual or firm registered with RICS is subject to the RICS quality assurance. Their expertise covers property, asset valuation, and real estate management; the development of infrastructure; and the management of natural resources, such as mining, agriculture and plantations. From environmental assessments and building controls to negotiating land rights in an emerging economy; if RICS professionals are involved the same standards and ethics apply.
Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)*
Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals Workshop & Mediation Skills Assessment
For more information about the SMC's SCMP Workshop & MSA, please visit their website here.
Since 1997, The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) has set the standard for excellence in mediation services both in Singapore and in the region. They have a proven track record in delivering successful results and training the best professional mediators.
*The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) & SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).