Non-Membership Courses

Non-Membership Courses

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators offers continuous, non-membership training in various aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). They form a vital part of its educational programme. They provide valuable and practical training in discrete parts of ADR. They are especially relevant for those practitioners who want to continue their professional development, however, they can be taken by anyone with an interest in ADR.

New non membership courses are being developed, including face-to-face, online and blended courses, and the current courses offered cover a wide range of topics that can help you develop and apply new skills in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Some discrete courses we currently have on offer include:

• Introduction to Expert Witness
• Contemporary Negotiation Strategies
• Arbitral Secretaries

For further enquiries on non membership courses, please call the Education and Training Support Line on + 44 (0) 20 7421 7439, or email educationteam@ciarb.org

Click on a panel below to read more about our Non-Membership Courses.

 

CIArb is offering a one-day course in London for those individuals within the construction industry with specialist knowledge who wish to act as expert witnesses in legal and other proceedings.

What is the aim of the course?

The role of an Expert Witness is to ensure that specialist evidence is provided drawing upon industry-specific expertise. On our Expert Witness course, participants will learn about the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities required of a specialist working as an expert witness. This includes presenting in court, examination and cross examination by barristers and representing the parties in a dispute.

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of this course, candidates will:

  • Understand the role of an Expert Witness;
  • Establish responsibility and terms and conditions of engagement;
  • Explain how to advise without prejudice, in correspondence and discussion;
  • Learn about the duties of an independent Expert Witness;
  • Identify conflicts of interest;
  • Appraise and clarify the role of expert and advocate

The course fee is £330.00+ VAT. This includes…

  • Tuition from a highly experienced tutor;
  • Access to a workbook and additional course materials;
  • Lunch and refreshments;
  • Networking opportunities

Kay Linnell

Kay Linnell is an experienced Chartered Accountant with a background in tax and disputes.  She is a Chartered Arbitrator, a CEDR mediator, a Fellow of the Expert Witness Institute and Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Part Time lecturer at Portsmouth University in Forensic Accountancy, a member of the Dispute Board Federation Panel  and is a Liveryman and a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.

 Kay is also a member of the Dispute Board Federation, has sat on the Sporting Sanction Appeals Panel and been on the FINRA (formerly NASD) Panel and was a Panel member of the IDRS panels of Housing Disrepair, Financial Disputes and Mineral Ore disputes.  Kay is also on the RICS scheme for housing disputes and sits on unusual cases.

A 5% discount will be provided to companies looking to send 3 or more staff members on the course.

If you would like to register, please contact Pascale Temple on PTemple@ciarb.org or 020 7421 7475.

 

 

In all walks of life, the skill of using information to achieve targets is valuable. Negotiation can prepare a person to develop strategies and meet primary objectives. These include how to achieve 'win-win' outcomes within the bargaining process. CIArb is offering a one-day course with an expert in London for individuals interested in learning about contemporary negotiation. There are no entry requirements for this course.

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a world-renowned, global training and membership organisation looking at different techniques for avoiding, managing and resolving disputes that arise in a multitude of contexts. These techniques include mediation, arbitration, negotiation and adjudication. It has a community of more than 16,000 members committed to ADR based across 133 countries, supported by an international network of 39 branches.

What is the aim of the course?

To provide candidates with an introduction to negotiation, its language and characteristics, the principle strategies and techniques involved, and their preparation and management in transactional business and contentious professional practice.

The core structure of the course will consist of: instruction from an expert; group discussions; exercises and feedback; role play; game theory exercises; and deconstruction of results.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Using negotiation as an essential tool in transactional business and contentious and professional practice (legal and non-legal professionals)
  • Understanding, in context, what you are trying to achieve
  • The key stages in the negotiation process
  • The terms associated with the strategy for negotiation
  • The importance of team dynamics when negotiating
  • Effective negotiation strategies in practice
  • Tactics and ploys to counter, which may be used against you in negotiation

The course fee is £300.00+ VAT. This includes…

  • Tuition from a highly experienced tutor;
  • Workbook and additional course materials;
  • Lunch and refreshments;
  • Networking opportunities

Tutor Profile:

Andrew Goodman

Prof. Andrew Goodman LLB MBA PhD FCIArb is a practising barrister, mediator, arbitrator, mediation advocate, dispute advisory consultant and leading international trainer in his areas of practice together with contracts management, negotiation, adjudication, drafting and written advocacy. He works in up to 20 jurisdictions annually, advises governments, judiciaries and Bars, corporations and institutions in the Far East, South-east Asia, the Gulf States and Africa, and is a well know author in his field, having published nearly 50 books. Andrew practices in ADR in the UK, Washington DC, Turkey, Nigeria, Hong Kong, Thailand and Nepal, and as a trainer in each of those countries and also the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Malaysia,

India, South Africa, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Czechia, Poland and Greece. He has a number of academic posts.

A 5% discount will be provided to bookings of 3 or more.

If you have any questions or would like to register, please contact Pascale Temple on PTemple@ciarb.org or 020 7421 7475.