Building Mediator Competency: Athens 2018


John is looking forward to working with you in this short course.

The timetable can be found here. The course starts on Friday, 21 September at 17:45.

Please note there has been a change of venue, which will now be the Bizcenter, 144 3rd Septemvriou Street (6th Floor)

Angeliki is looking after catering and other venue arrangements. 

Workbook, Slides & Case Studies 

We have made available for your interest the full course workbook from Core’s current flagship training course. This indicates how our full mediation training course runs. You can view the workbook here. It is provided for your private use only and not for further circulation. Please do not open the document unless you are able to agree to this. Please have this document available when we meet.

The contents of the workbook should be self-explanatory.  Please note that it contains daily timetables for our flagship course which can be disregarded.

You can view the abbreviated slides from the flagship course here. Similarly, this is provided for your private use only. 

We shall be using two case studies during this course. Please read in advance and have available for your use the following General Instructions for these case studies:

You can view the role allocations for Cower and 3WPageniks (Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September) here

You can view the role allocations for Axiom Genesis (Sunday 23 September) here.

We shall email the private instructions for your roles no later than Wednesday, 19 September. Please print or bring the instructions with you electronically. 

A video of a demonstration by John Sturrock of an early joint meeting of the parties can be found here.

Useful Resources 

  • The Mediator’s Log: An interactive learning tool that follows a day in the life of a mediator, strictly for your use only 
  • John Sturrock’s Blog: gathers together many of John’s blogs and published articles about mediation and other topics
  • In mediation a binary view is just too basic, John Sturrock’s article in The Resolver, the quarterly magazine of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • See also our Resources page, which features videos, publications and other material you might find useful
  • Some suggested reading: John recommends the following:
    Cloke, K. (2001) Mediating Dangerously, Jossey-Bass
    Ury, W. (2015) Getting to Yes with Yourself, Harper One
    Stengel, R. (2010) Mandela’s Way: Lessons on Life, Virgin books
    Hicks, T. (2018) Embodied Conflict: The Neural Basis of Conflict and Communication, Routledge
  • Core e-Newsletter: click here to read our Summer newsletter – if you would like to receive future editions, please enter your name and email at the bottom of this page to subscribe

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