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REGISTER NOW: MEDIATING WORKPLACE CONFLICTS – (18 Units)

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Every organization all over the world is known to have people with different opinions, beliefs, characters and personalities. Therefore, it would not come as a surprise to have diverse conflicts erupt in the workplace due to differences in opinions, beliefs and personalities.

Where conflicts in the work environment are not effectively managed, it can lead to loss of time, resources and affect the organization negatively, especially if these conflicts become frequent.

Managing conflicts in the work environment is necessary to having a healthy work environment which encourages employees to be effective and diligent.

This course will expose you to the causes of workplace conflicts, the types of workplace disputes and the requisite skills a manager needs to resolve disputes in the work place as well as how to prevent a conflict from escalating.

This course is important for employers, employees, managers and professionals who occupy leadership positions.

Course fee:
N70,000 – Members (Seventy Thousand Naira only)
N90,000 – Non-members (Ninety thousand Naira Only)

Date – June 19th- 20th, 2024
Venue: Zoom

For registration/enquiries, contact:
+234 810 320 9095 icmctrainings@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 Info@icmcng.org

Thank you.

The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators Inducts Over 1000 Students of the Nigerian Law School as Associate Members

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The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) on the 4th day of March , 2024 inducted over 1000 students of the Nigerian Law School as Associate Members of the Institute. This induction ceremony held at the Abuja International Trade and Convention Centre.

The Registrar of the Institute, Aisha Ado Abdullahi, FICMC in her address, expressed her immense pleasure and pride in welcoming the inductees. She highlighted the significance of the ceremony as a pivotal moment in their professional journey towards excellence in mediation and conciliation. The Registrar encouraged the new members to continue their pursuit of excellence in their practice, emphasizing the core principles of fairness, impartiality, and respect for all parties involved in dispute resolution.

The  President of the Institute, Godwin Omoaka, SAN,  while giving his remarks extended a warm welcome to the new inductees, applauding them for equipping themselves with Mediation skills that will aid them in assisting disputing parties in an assured, confident and professional manner.

The President urged the newly inducted Associate members of the Institute to uphold its high ethical standards and to represent the Institute positively in their practice of mediation. He encouraged them to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired to cultivate excellent professional relationships and to contribute meaningfully to the peaceful co-existence of various actors in the  society and the world at large.

In closing, the President encouraged inductees to join a branch within their state of residence as this would afford them the opportunity to network and gain useful insights for their practice. He assured the inductees that in the coming weeks, information regarding the Young Mediators Forum would be sent across to them. The forum would be designed to help them grow and seek mentorship opportunities.

For more information about the Institute, kindly visit; www.icmcng.org

March Virtual Admission to Fellow Course: Special Discount for Members

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Distinguished Mediators and members of the public, the Institute is pleased to announce the first Virtual Admission to Fellowship course for 2024.
The Fellowship cadre is the Institute’s highest level of professional recognition.

The Admission to Fellow Course of the Institute is a four(4)-day Advanced Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Course, successful completion of which leads to membership of the Fellowship cadre of the Institute.

At the successful completion of the Admission to Fellow Course, candidates will be inducted into the Institute as Fellows, qualify to use the designation “FICMC” (Fellow, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators), and have their names listed in the ICMC Directory of Fellows.

The individuals qualified to participate in the Admission to Fellow Course include the following:
1.  Members of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators who have maintained membership (MICMC) for a minimum of five (5) years.
2.  Serving and Retired High Court Judges, Khadis and Judges of Customary Courts of Appeal.
3.  Executive Directors and Heads of Public and Private Establishments/Enterprises.
4. Serving Civil Servants on GL15 (Assistant Director) or above.
5.  Holders of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in any field.
6.  Holders of a Master’s Degree, in any field, obtained at least 5 years preceding the year of application.
7.  Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree, in any field, obtained at least fifteen years preceding the year of application.
8.  Legal practitioners with a minimum of 15 years post call practice experience.

The Virtual Admission to Fellow Course would hold as follows:
Date – March 25 – 28, 2024
Time: 9am – 12pm & 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Zoom

Course Fee: Member – N400,000 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira Only) and Non-member – N500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira)

The Institute is offering a special discount to its members who are up to date with payment of their annual dues (National and Branch). Members who fall into this category are entitled to a 20% discount on the course fees alone.

This special discount for members will lapse on March 4, 2024, and members are encouraged to take advantage of this discount.

Members of the institute are also encouraged to share details of the upcoming training with family, friends and associates.

For registration/enquiries, contact:
+234 810 320 9095 icmctrainings@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 Info@icmcng.org
+234 903 741 6920 support@icmcng.org

Thank you.

Register Now: Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Course (Abuja)

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The Institute is pleased to announce the first training for 2024. The Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Training is the entry course of the Institute. This training is open to all professionals irrespective of your discipline or vocation.

The Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Training is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date – February 5 – 9, 2024
Location – ADR Centre, 9, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya, St, Garki, Abuja

Course Fee:
N200,000 (Two hundred thousand naira) Only

Mediation skills are life-skills for building and sustaining relationships. This Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification training will therefore, provide requisite skills to help participants build life skills that will improve relationships as well as performance and productivity in their professional lives.

The training will provide participants with very practical, concrete, behaviorally specific techniques for managing conflicts and for dealing more effectively with others. It will offer mediation as a “user-friendly” tool for everyday life.

Upon successful completion of the training, and induction into the Institute, participants will qualify to use the title: “AICMC” (Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators).

Members of the institute are encouraged to share details of the upcoming training with family, friends and associates.

For registration/enquiries, contact:
+234 810 320 9095 icmctrainings@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 Info@icmcng.org
+234 903 741 6920 support@icmcng.org

Thank you.

Register Now: Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Course (Abuja)

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The Institute is pleased to announce the first training for 2024. The Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Training is the entry course of the Institute. This training is open to all professionals irrespective of your discipline or vocation.

The Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Training is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date – February 5 – 9, 2024
Location– Abuja. (Details of the venue will be made available in due course).

Course Fee:
N200,000 (Two hundred thousand naira) Only

Mediation skills are life-skills for building and sustaining relationships. This Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification training will therefore, provide requisite skills to help participants build life skills that will improve relationships as well as performance and productivity in their professional lives.

The training will provide participants with very practical, concrete, behaviorally specific techniques for managing conflicts and for dealing more effectively with others. It will offer mediation as a “user-friendly” tool for everyday life.
Upon successful completion of the training, and induction into the Institute, participants will qualify to use the title: “AICMC” (Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators).

Members of the institute are encouraged to share details of the upcoming training with family, friends and associates.

For registration/enquiries, contact:
+234 903 741 6920 icmctrainings@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 Info@icmcng.org

Thank you.

Congratulations to Our New President – Mr. Godwin Omoaka, SAN, FCIArb, FICMC.

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We are thrilled to announce and introduce the newly appointed President of ICMC – Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, Mr. Godwin Omoaka, SAN. He is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Templars – a leading Law firm in Nigeria (GAR Top 100 Arbitration Firm; IFLR 1000 Top Tier Law Firm & Top Ranked Chambers Global Leading Firm (2017). He also doubles as the Head of the Real Estate Practice Group in Templars. He has twenty (20) years of active arbitration, mediation and courtroom experience relating to a wide variety of disputes

Mr. Godwin Omoaka, SAN brings to this role a wealth of experience, a deep commitment to the principles of mediation and conciliation, and a vision for the continued growth and impact of our esteemed Institute. As a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), his legal acumen and dedication to the highest standards of Alternative Dispute Resolution professionalism will undoubtedly guide the ICMC to new heights.

Having served with distinction in various capacities within the institute, his leadership is marked by a passion for promoting alternative dispute resolution and fostering a collaborative and inclusive community of mediators and conciliators.

Please join us in extending our warmest congratulations to Mr. Godwin Omoaka, SAN, on his appointment as the President of ICMC. We are confident that under his guidance, the Institute will flourish, and our collective efforts to advance the practice of mediation and conciliation will thrive.

We look forward to Mr. Omoaka’s visionary leadership and the exciting opportunities and achievements that lie ahead for the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication to the ideals of the ICMC.

Once again, congratulations Sir.

Best regards,

REGISTER NOW: FAMILY MEDIATION – (18 Units)

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Disputes are inevitable in every form of human interaction and the family unit is no exception. These disputes can occur between couples or between other members of the family.

The causes of these conflicts can range from finances, to property and custody of the children.

family mediation has become an aspect of mediation that has gained traction in recent times with the surge in separation and divorce cases.

Family Mediation is an aspect of Mediation where the mediator assists couples and other family members facilitate communication in order to seek amicable options available which are suitable to their needs. Because family disputes are multi-faceted and complex, a family mediator must have a broad perspective to attend to the underlying issues.

This course will teach course participants how to provide parties in a dispute with a supportive atmosphere and a method of talking to one another, to assist them in resolving their issues and come up with acceptable solutions, and reach mutually satisfactory agreements.

Course fee:
N70,000 – Members (Seventy Thousand Naira only)
N90,000 – Non-members (Ninety thousand Naira Only)

The Institute is pleased to announce that the training is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date: October, 24th – 25th, 2023
Time: 9am – 12pm and 2pm – 5pm
Venue: ZOOM

For registration and further enquiries, please contact:
+234 903 741 6920- icmccpd@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 – info@icmcng.org

Register Now: 38 Days to go – 2023 ADR CONFERENCE

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The conference is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date: 27th – 28th November, 2023
Time: 9:00am
Venue: Abuja Trade and Convention Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.

Early Bird Registration Fee (till 28th October):
Associate – N10,000
Member – N15,000
Fellow: N25,000
Non-member – N10,000
Virtual Attendee: N10,000

For registration, kindly visit: www.icmcconference.org

or the alternative pay to:
0456201405 – GTBank
Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC)

NOTE: Kindly send your full name, email address and evidence of payment to support@icmcconference.org or WhatsApp – +2349037416920

Do you have any questions or require further information, please contact support@icmcng.org. We are more than happy to assist you.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

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Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Course (Virtual)

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Have you ever considered becoming a certified mediator but were unsure where to start? Look no further than a Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Course.

This course will provide you with the necessary training and knowledge to become certified in mediation skills. During the course, you’ll learn various techniques for conflict resolution, negotiation, ADR Spectrum, effective communication, problem-solving and lots more. You’ll also gain valuable experience in dealing with difficult situations and how to facilitate productive discussions between parties.

The Institute is pleased to announce that the training is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date: October, 16th – 20th, 2023
Time: 9am – 12pm and 2pm – 5pm daily
Venue: ZOOM

Course fee: N150,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) only.
For payment: 1012451855 – Zenith Bank 
Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators

Successful participants of the Mediation Skills Accreditation and Certification Training will be invited to the Institute’s Induction Ceremony to be inducted into the Institute as Associate Members (AICMC).

Note: If you have already registered or participated in this course, we kindly request you to refer your family, friends, and colleagues.

For registration and further enquiries, please contact:
+234 903 741 6920- icmctrainings@gmail.com
+234 806 629 2907 – info@icmcng.org

Thank you, best regards.

ICMC Courtesy Call on the Governor of Delta State Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, FICMC (JP).

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On the 26th of August 2023, Dr. Agada John Elachi, FICMC, FCIArb(UK), the President of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) led a delegation to pay a courtesy call on the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, FICMC (JP). The delegation included Ambassador Victor A. A. A. Ojaide, FICMC, the Vice President of Continuing Professional Development, Aisha Ado Abdullahi, FICMC, Registrar of the Institute, Ambassador Segun Ogunyanwo, FICMC, the immediate past Registrar, Sir Augustine Nwokolo, FICMC, the Chairman of the Asaba Branch of the Institute and other members of the Branch.

Ambassador Victor A. A. A. Ojaide was mandated by the President to speak on behalf of the delegation. He expressed his gratitude to Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, FICMC (JP), for warmly welcoming the ICMC delegation, he commended the Delta State Government for their outstanding efforts in fostering the growth and development of the state.

Furthermore, the Vice President of Continuing Professional Development proudly noted the long-standing relationship between the Delta state Government and the Institute, acknowledging various collaborations and support. The Institute called on the State to further enhance its peace building mechanism by building the capacity of all relevant stakeholders in peace and conflict resolution.

In response, the esteemed Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, FICMC (JP), conveyed his heartfelt appreciation to the President and his team for gracing them with their visit. He wholeheartedly pledged to continue to collaborate with the institute on its noble pursuit of promoting peace-building and harmonious coexistence. Furthermore, the Governor enthusiastically announced his intention to attend the ICMC ADR Conference on the 28th of November 2023 as well as to support the building and launch of the ICMC Mediation House.

Lastly, the distinguished Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff F. O. Oborevwori, FICMC (JP), expressed profound gratitude towards ICMC for its remarkable contributions to the landscape of Dispute Resolution. He urged ICMC to continue its commendable efforts in raising awareness about the imperative need to embrace alternative approach to conflict resolution.

As a token of appreciation, a delightful exchange of gifts took place.

For more information about the institute, kindly visit: www.icmcng.org