PROGRAM

– information about the Academy and the daily program –

Focus

The focus of the International Dispute Professional Academy lies in the skills of consensual dispute resolution, i.e. mediation and negotiation and, most importantly, in their practical application as a future Dispute Professional. It will train lawyers, who will stand out in advising their clients on how to best approach and manage a given dispute and guide them through optimal steps of the full process.

WHAT?

40-hour Training and Certificate as an International Dispute Professional taught by leading international practitioners.

FOR WHOM?

Students, recent graduates and young practitioners looking to develop their understanding of consensual dispute resolution methods and careers.

WHERE?

University of Vienna – Faculty of Law (Juridikum)

Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna

Program

Thursday - July 11th, 2019

AFTERNOON

Welcome and overview.

  • Introduction of case studies from international practice.
  • Overview of the international dispute resolution landscape.
  • Working with the full dispute resolution menu: consensual, advisory and determinative processes.
  • Principles of dispute management design for lawyers.

EVENING

  • Welcome dinner

Friday - July 12th, 2019

MORNING

International Mediation

  • International mediation: principles and process.
  • What makes cross border disputes different.
  • Cross-border mediation practice session (preparation).
  • Mediation skills sessions: three ways of listening across culture and language.

NETWORKING LUNCH

  • Buffet lunch with fellow participants and faculty members.

AFTERNOON

  • Mediation skills drills: setting an agenda.
  • Managing negotiation within a mediation framework.
  • How and when to use private sessions.
  • Cross-border mediation practice session (putting process and skills together).

EVENING

  • Career Q&A with Nadja Alexander.
  • Dinner option at a traditional Austrian Beer Garden (reservation only).

Saturday - July 13th, 2019

MORNING

  • Getting to know your own mediation style with the mediation meta-model.
  • Working with lawyers and other mediation advocates.
  • Cross-border mediation practice session.
  • Cross-border mediation Q&A.

NETWORKING LUNCH

  • Buffet lunch with fellow participants and faculty members.

AFTERNOON

Negotiation Skills for Dispute Practitioners

  • Interest-Based Negotiation in a Legal Framework.
  • Effective Communication and Persuasion.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making.
  • Negotiation Exercise – Integrative Negotiation.
  • Negotiation Exercise – Distributive Negotiation.

EVENING

  • Career Q&A with Claudia Winkler.
  • Saturday Night Clubbing.

Sunday - July 14th, 2019

The University is closed on Sunday – your time to enjoy the city of Vienna!

Monday - July 15th, 2019

MORNING

  • International Dispute Negotiation.
  • Case studies from international practice.
  • Early case assessment methods used in an in-house environment.

NETWORKING LUNCH

  • Buffet lunch with fellow participants and faculty members.

AFTERNOON

  • Advanced negotiation tools and skills.
  • Negotiation skills drills: planning and preparation
  • Negotiation case studies and exercise.

EVENING

  • Career Q&A with Michael Mcllwrath.

Tuesday - July 16th, 2019

MORNING

Introduction to Disputes Management

  • What is “disputes management”?

  • Understanding the role of disputes managers

  • Thinking like a disputes manager

  • The work of disputes managers

NETWORKING LUNCH

  • Buffet lunch with fellow participants and faculty members.

AFTERNOON

  • The tools used by disputes managers
  • Case studies using selected analytical tools
  • Planning a career in disputes management

DINNER

  • Career Q&A with Johannes Willheim.
  • Farewell Dinner and Party Night.
Unique features of the IDPA

40 hour Dispute Professional Certification for all successful participants.

Become eligible for IMI Certification as a Mediation Advocate.

Lectures by international practitioners from corporate, academia and leading law firms.

Career Q&A time with the trainers for further networking and learning.

Career focused practical skills that will give you the tools and insights to set you apart in the international market.

Networking, evening and social events around the Academy in the beautiful Vienna.

Certification
International Mediation Institute Mediation Advocacy
the Negotiation Academy
Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy
Singapore Management University

Successful participants will receive a 40-hour Dispute Professional Certification by Singapore Management University (SMU), Negotiation Academy and Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA).

Participants will qualify to apply for IMI Certification as a Mediation Advocate with QAP SIDRA by submitting proof of 5 conducted mediations within 2 years after the Academy.

Venue

The IDPA is generously supported and hosted by:

Juridikum Wien – The Law Faculty of the University of Vienna.

Address: Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien.

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INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE PROFESSIONAL ACADEMY

Develop your Mediation, Negotiation and Dispute Management skills.