This course is designed to give an introduction to the arbitration process through relevant, hands-on and practical information. Learn the arbitration process from the first procedural hearing to analyzing evidence and writing awards.
Know Key Objectives
so your award is effective and enforceable.
Safeguard the integrity
of the process and exercise your powers, fairly efficiently and reasonably.
Practice Decision Making
as an arbitrator & write an evaluated arbitration award.
Why Take Arbitration?
Who Should Take This Course?
This course is suitable for both lawyers and professionals without a legal background.
- Lawyers wishing to add arbitration to their practice
- Other professionals wanting to enter the field of arbitration
- Those involved in arbitration hearings that wish to gain a better understanding of the process
- Tribunal members
- Mediators wishing to augment their ADR practice
What Will I Learn and What Skills Will I Gain?
Learn the arbitration process from the first procedural hearing to analyzing evidence and writing awards.
The learning objectives are:
- Distinguish between arbitration, mediation, negotiation and litigation
- Know the various applications for arbitration
- Become fluent in the Arbitration Act applicable in your province of work
- Know the key objectives of arbitration
- Understand the stages of an arbitration file and the arbitration process
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the arbitrator
- Explore how to manage ethical dilemmas in arbitration
- Fully understand evidence in all its various forms
- Know the role of contract law in arbitration
- Practice decision making as an arbitrator
- Write an arbitration award
Where Can I Go From Here?
Lawyers: Continuing Professional Development for Law Society of Alberta
For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta.
This course meets the education requirements for Q.Arb Desgination.
What Can I Expect in Class?
This course is designed to give an introduction to the arbitration process through relevant, hands-on and practical information.
This course will be presented online, students require a strong internet connection, computer with a webcam and microphone.
This course requires pre-course reading. It is important to complete this reading before the start of the course.
This course is presented by lectures, class exercises, group discussions, and role-plays. Please be prepared for homework each night.
Students are evaluated on the writing of an Arbitration Award based on a case study. On the final day of class, students will be presented with the case study. They will have 30-days to write the Final Arbitration Award and submit it to the office for grading. You must pass this evaluation to receive a certificate of course completion. You can expect to spend 15-30 hours to write this final award.
What Are the Costs & Other Details?
The fee for this course is $3200 plus GST for ADRIA Members, or $3400 non-members
Currently this course is under re-design by ADR Canada. Course offerings will be updated at a later time.