Preflection: The Invaluable Benefits of Preparation
This online, experiential, real-time, course focuses on the benefits of preparation to both the parties and the professional leading the negotiation, facilitation, mediation, human resource or legal meetings, dialogue, coaching or counseling conflict-resolution sessions. Through the use of interactive exercises, workshop participants will practice and reflect on how to prepare parties and themselves to achieve improved outcomes.
This experiential course will demonstrate how effective preparation can lay the foundation for more powerfully meaningful intervention. Workshop participants will learn why global practitioners’ experience demonstrates that 80% of the work in successful conflict resolution happens before participants even walk into their first meeting together. Workshop participants will learn how to assist multi-cultured parties to clarify their purpose, to reflect on what is most important to them and, how they can bring themselves constructively into the room.
Please note: Pre-registration is required by 7 days prior to first course date, since this experiential class includes a preparatory conversation scheduled at a mutually convenient time up to 3 days prior to the course dates—late registrations will be accommodated in a later class.
Dates & Times
- Thursday, October 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
- Friday, October 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Please note: Class is limited in size. Class registration closes one week before registration.
Who can take these courses?
Anyone who is currently a mediator or wants to help others transform their relationships and resolve conflicts more successfully. This course will also be valuable for attorneys, judges, paralegals and others involved in the mediation process.
Mr. Joseph currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Mediators Beyond Borders, International, after serving on and promoting several international MBB projects. He is an experienced trainer in mediation and dialogue with over 20 years of mediation experience and 10 years of international work, primarily in Africa. In addition to earning his Masters in Social Work, he brings to the virtual classroom his extensive experience as Senior V.P of Programs for the Public Conversations Project. Public Conversations Project
Completion of this course earns four (4) credit hours of interactive, virtual classroom time.
199.00 US Dollars
Or other foreign currency equivalent at current rates