International summer school in communication, negotiations, mediation

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN COMMUNICATION, NEGOTIATIONS, MEDIATION

21-25 of June 2017
city of Pomorie, Bulgaria

The Concept:
With lectures and practical sessions along the coastline of the Black Sea, you will have the unique opportunity to master the process of mutual understanding, to enhance your communication skills, and to learn how to support parties in the process of negotiations. Leading mediators and experts from Europe and the USA shall facilitate the process of mastering new techniques and skills you could subsequently integrate in your private practice.

Our offer:

Option 1 - program covering diverse topics on communication and negotiation, perfectly suitable for a wide range of experts; contains innovative and unique tools on negotiations.

Option 2
- program primarily focusing on mediation and suitable for certified mediator. You will have the opportunity to develop further your basic knowledge and acquire additional credits for specialized training in commercial mediation(CM), family mediation(FM), settling consumer disputes(CD) - see Table 1 below.
*** You can select and attend your preferred topics: The training, included in option 1 and 2 are held in modules by selecting in advance your preferred curriculum. Classes shall be held simultaneously on different topics.

Option 3
- basic certification training in mediation - Level 1 and level 2. If you have not yet participated in certified mediation training, you will have the opportunity to get it started[1]

Lecturers:

  • Arthur Trossen (Germany), Dominick Wahliege(Germany), prof. Dana Ron (Latvia), Bruce Whitfield (USA), Vadim Rahlis and Andrey Bigdan (Ukraine)
  • Certified training /option 3/ is held by PAMB lecturers.

Duration - summer school lasts 5 days, June 21st-June 25th 2017
Venue - city of Pomorie, holiday complex Sopharma

The indicated fee covers solely the training provided and does not include accommodation, travel and food (those expenses are at the expense of participants and covered individually).

Table 1 for training option 1 and option 2

TRAINING TOPICS/MODULES
1 point = 1 acc.hour

1

Psychological aspects of the communication process

2

CM СD

2

Necessity, types, myths about communication

2

CM СD

3

Integrative mediation

2

4

Transformative mediation in family disputes

2

5

Mediation as a cognitive process - cognitive biases and how to overcome them

2

CM СD

6

Escalating family conflicts

2

7

Tips and tricks - mediation seems simple, but it is not easy

2

CM СD

8

Simulator of negotiation

8

CM СD

9

Techniques for establishing contact and persuasion

2

CM СD

10

Couching – useful techniques and skills

2

CM СD

11

Consumer dispute resolutions

4

СD

12

Disputes in cross-border child abduction cases

2

13

Mediation skills

4

CM СD

14

Mediation in criminal law

2

15

Business mediation

2

CM

16

Alternative Dispute Resolution in the field of intellectual property

2

CM

17

Business tools of negotiation

4

CM

48

36

32

28

When you collect 30 points on a specific topics, you receive a certificate for additional studies..

[1] During the summer school will be held two levels of the basic certification training – a total of 40 academic hours (full attendance requered). To obtain a certificate is necessary to pass the tests from the theoretical exam, as well as further practical training – another 2 /two/ training days, which to be further specified

Fee for participation in the basic certification training /option 3/ is - 490 lev. (preferential fee - instead of 590 lev. - 490lev. for the whole training). Important: the practicum of two days will be held further in September.