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Executive Certificate in Mediation and Conciliation


 Date: 2nd November to 16th December, 2021

Time: 5pm to 7.30pm (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)

Mode of Training: Evening Classes Online via Zoom  

Register here

Programme Overview:

Understanding the factors that bring about conflict and skills necessary to pre-empt and avert all forms of unusual setback are so critical to every human endeavour, such that every individual, irrespective of their professional background must do everything possible to acquire. Every human endeavour comes with challenges, it beholds on everyone to develop a collaborative skills that will foster social cohesion. The ability of every individual to have a sense of responsibility to settle will enhance growth and impact society positively.

This programme has been designed to take participants through the principles, processes and practices of domestic and international Mediation and Conciliation. The differences and similarities of both processes. The programme is designed around exercises, simulations and practical case studies, taking into consideration the changing trends in dispute resolution. Taught by experienced facilitators, participants are guided through a well-balanced training content of International and African perspectives, ensuring the content is relevant and practical.


1. Theories, Concepts and Approaches to Conflict

2. Concepts of Peace and Approaches to Peace 

3. Conflict Analysis 

4. History of ADR Practice in Ghana

5. The Principles of Negotiation

6. The concept of Mediation

7. The practice of Mediation

8. The concept of Conciliation

9. The practice of Conciliation

10. Overview of the Law of ADR in Ghana, Act 798 of 2010 

11. Communication Skills (Communication Skills in Mediation and Conciliation)

12. Court Annexed Mediation

13. Ethics of Mediation and Conciliation Practice 

14. Family and Property Mediation

15. Religious Mediation 

16. Legal Mandate of Mediation and Conciliation Practice

17. Labour Mediation 

18. Consulting as an ADR Consultant

19. International Trends in Mediation and Conciliation  

- UNICITRAL Model law on Mediation and Conflict

- United Nation Convention on Mediation (Singapore Convention)

- ICC Rules on Mediation

- ECOWAS Mediation Protocols

20. Starting an Mediation Centre, the Operational Requirement

21. Marketing your Mediation Centre

22. Simulation and Role Play and Other Relevant Topics.

23. Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)

24. Drafting an enforceable Mediation and Conciliation Clauses, Consent to mediate and Terms of Settlement.

25.  Final Assessment


Registration: free

Cost of Entire training: GHS3,000.00

How to apply: Pick admission form at:

Registration link: Online: https://forms.gle/rvBWZ5JUedRwKLrW6


TEL: 0509634027, 0303960798

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Website: www.iplsghana.com

Postal Address: P. O. Box GP22356, Accra

Who We Are

The Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies - IPLS is a registered private training and development institute under the Laws of Ghana dedicated to the development and promotion of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Human Rights based approach to development, paralegal studies, etc.


Get in Touch


Resolution Zone, Off Amanfrom Road, 
Pokuase,H/132 Accra

+233-050 963 4027
+233-030 396 0798