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Are You Prepared for Mediation?

  • Training

  • 90 Minutes
  • Compliance Online
  • ID: 5974819
This training program will provides attendees a thorough discussion of the voluntary mediation process and why it is so successful despite being preceded by unsuccessful dispute resolution negotiations. The course will also offer them an understanding of the role of the mediator in the process and compare mediation to other forms of ADR (alternative dispute resolution).

Why Should You Attend:

Mediation is not new. In recent times mediation has been widely adopted in the U.S. construction industry as a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Mediation is often employed when claims negotiations fail to reach resolution in lieu of arbitration or litigation.

This webinar will discuss mediation as a process and discuss why construction professionals need to learn about mediation. The webinar will highlight the good and bad points concerning mediation. Additionally, it will offer a number of practical suggestions on how to prepare for and be successful in mediation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role of the mediator in this process
  • Learn why mediation so often leads to settlement even though previous negotiations failed
  • Compare mediation to other forms of ADR
  • Learn how to effectively prepare for mediation
  • Learn how to effectively participate in mediation
  • Learn what to do after meditation agreement is attained

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Gain a better understanding of why construction professionals may want to use mediation as an ADR process when dealing with unresolved claims
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the mediation process
  • Learn the importance of and how to prepare for mediation
  • Understand how mediators operate at mediation
  • Discover how to function while in the mediation session

Who Will Benefit:

  • Attorneys going into construction mediation
  • Owners and owner representatives facing unresolved disputes and being asked to participate in mediation
  • Contractor executives and project managers who have to prepare for and participate in mediation
  • Construction managers and design professionals who have to participate in mediation

Course Provider

  • Jim Zack
  • Jim Zack,