Certificate in Fundamentals of Mediation

  • Course Duration3 months
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  • Course FeeINR 6,500 + GST

Certificate in Fundamentals of Mediation

Mediation is a process in which disputing parties discuss the dispute with the guidance and help of a trained, impartial third person (the mediator) and reach a mutually agreeable solution.

This is a introductory course in the theory and basic concepts of mediation.

The Certificate in Fundamentals of Mediation is curated and presented by instructors from the Centre for Advanced Mediation Practice (CAMP), who have the experience and expertise of interacting and coaching over 12,000 students for over a decade.

The Certificate in Fundamentals of Mediation is recognized as a precursor to other intensive Mediator and Mediation Advocacy Training programmes run at CAMP, Edwards Mediation Academy (EMA) and Mediate.com

Eligibility: HSC / 12th Grade

Assessments: 100 mark online exam. Score at least 40% to pass. Take the exam anytime before 31-Dec-2022.

Last Date for Application: 15-Jun-2022

Did you know?
  • There are 33 million litigation cases pending in Indian courts, including 43 lakh cases in 24 high courts.
  • The average lifespan of a civil case in court is around 12-15 years, whereas the average lifespan of a Mediation session is around 12-15 hours.
  • India does not have a legislation which codifies the practice and procedure to be followed in Mediation. Being a qualified Lawyer is not a pre-requisite to Mediate disputes.
  • The practice of mediation includes insights from psychology, sociology, neuro-biology, anthropology, human relations, theology, mental health, etc.

This course is suitable for:

  • Students of Law, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Commerce, CA, CS
  • Lawyers, Judges, In-house counsels
  • CAs and Company Secretaries
  • Business Owners
  • HR and Management Executives
  • Psychologists


  • Sources & Triggers of Conflict
  • Stakeholders of Conflict
  • Approaches to Conflict
  • Conflict Timeline
  • Conflict Escalation
  • The Multi-Door Dispute Resolution System
  • Role of a Third-party Intermediary in Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration, Litigation
  • Where does Negotiation fit in?
  • Interest-based bargaining vs position-based bargaining
  • What constitutes the win-win approach?
  • Why do negotiations fail?
  • What does the mediation process look like?
  • What are the key principles of mediation?
  • What are the different styles of mediation?
  • Distinctive character traits & occupational skills
  • How does the mediator deal with an impasse?
  • How does the mediator use a caucus session?
  • How does the mediator deal with difficult negotiators?
  • Do you need legal representation in mediation?
  • Points to consider before hiring a mediation lawyer
  • Value of a mediation lawyer in convening a mediation
  • Difference between workshops, trainings, certifications & accreditations
  • What must you look for before signing up for a training?
  • The importance of shadowing and co-mediating before mediating
  • Impact of technology on a mediation process and a mediator’s role
  • A virtual tour of the CAMP-CREK online mediation service
  • Pros and Cons of Mediating via technology


Gokul Narayan

Gokul Narayan is the COO and Lead Faculty at Asian School of Cyber Laws and is a mediator with the Centre for Advanced Mediation Practice (CAMP).