You’d really like to get trained in mediation, and:

  • you can travel to Dubai for five days to do it.

  • there are many mediation programs to choose from and you’re not sure which one is right for you.

  • you’d like to learn from full-tim practitioners rather than from full-time educators.

  • you’re looking for an excellent program that will equip you with the knowledge and the skills necessary to provide and sell mediation services

Imagine if you could...

  • get the necessary know-how and experience of a competent mediator

  • become an international mediator by joining a 5-day course with offline assignments

  • have one-year access to some of the most experienced full-time international mediators and trainers

  • become an ADR Center Accredited Mediator, an IMI Qualified Mediator and use it to build your public professional profile and your mediation practice
  • This course has been built on 23 years of day-by-day mediation experience of ADR Center full-time mediators

    - a diverse faculty from all over the world with the ability to understand and work with the cultural parameters of training participants.

    The course is divided into 5 full-day sessions organized in Dubai with support for effective preparation and potential post-training opportunities to engage the training faculty - full-time professional mediators - and engage in joint shadowing, coaching, and supervised practice opportunities.

    Further, participants will have one-year of access to the ever-growing virtual library of ADR Center Academy. Please email us ( academy@adrcenter ) for further details.

    You’ll learn how to help others manage and resolve civil and commercial disputes as independent mediators so that you can add value and grow your practice.

    By the end of this program, you’ll be able to identify barriers to negotiation, manage resolution of conflicts, design custom-made and facilitate most effective mediation processes for the parties and the dispute in place.

    This course will teach you how to learn to apply the ADR Center’s 4x4 matrix so that you can design and deliver the four procedural phases of mediation - preparation, opening joint session, private sessions and closing session. Please email us ( [email protected] ) for further details.

    Training Agenda

    SKILLS 75%


    PLUS get one-year access to the library of ADR Center Academy with videos, presentations, manuals, articles, etc.

    The biggest incentive for mediation clients is the quality of the mediation services. 

    You will have the unique possibility to access world-class quality of mediation training from your residence through our accessible and comprehensive online learning management system over the course of five weeks. Then, for another year, the virtual library of ADR Center Academy will be there to support your ongoing development efforts. Please email us for further details.

    Are you ready to become an international accredited mediator?

    Enroll now to secure one of the limited seats in ADR Center International Accredited Mediation Training for € 3,750 with an advance payment of € 195 and to have one year access to ADR Center Academy.

    We want you to be 100% confident when you enroll in ADR Center International Accredited Mediator Training. You’re protected with our 100% risk-free money back guarantee until attending the first two live sessions. This 100% risk-free money back guarantee was appreciated by more than 15.000 mediators that we have trained all over the world.

    Meet our global faculty of experienced full-time mediators!

    The faculty of ADR Center Academy includes highly experienced mediators and trainers mostly from ADR Center Global panel with years of international experience in the field of ADR and a proven track record of successfully mediating complex cross-border disputes as well as designing and delivering training courses all over the world. Our trainers are, in fact, highly skilled professionals of different nationalities with a multicultural professional background and the ability to work alongside people with different cultures. All our trainers fluently speak English in addition to one or more languages in order to design and conduct an international training program. The trainers of ADR Center Academy have a combined experience of training more than 15.000 mediators around the world.

    This course will be led by Leonardo D’Urso and Constantin Adi Gavrila with different guest speakers - mediation experts from all over the world. Please email us for further details.

    Lead trainers

    CEO and Senior Trainer

    Leonardo D'Urso

    Leonardo D’Urso is a full-time mediator, co-founder and CEO of ADR Center, Adjunct Professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the School of Law of Pepperdine University (CA, USA) a mediation expert at CEPEJ - Council of Europe and Board Member of the Weinstein International Foundation. With more than 20 years’ experience in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), he has mediated more than 1.200 national and international complex civil and commercial mediations.

    He is an ADR policy advisor for Governments and has been a team leader and senior expert in several international projects in countries like Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Jamaica, Jordan, India, Moldova, Oman, Tunisia, Turkey, Pakistan, Serbia and most of Europen Union Member States.

    Author of several publications on negotiation and mediation, he is the co-organizer of the Italian editions of the workshop “Negotiation for Executives” of the Program on Negotiation (PON Global) at Harvard Law School.

    Senior Trainer

    Constantin-Adi Gavrila

    Adi is a full-time professional mediator with extensive experience since 2002 in supporting individuals, groups, companies, governments and international organizations to resolve a wide variety of disputes, both domestic and international. Adi has trained more than 1000 mediators and has provided consultancy services to beneficiaries and governments from more than 20 countries to design and develop mediation programs.

    He is also an active mediator in the development space, working with the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) and Independent Project Accountability Mechanism, the IFC/MIGA (World Bank) and EBRD accountability mechanisms, to facilitate dialogue processes between the bank clients and communities concerned about the environmental and social impacts of bank financed projects.

    Adi is the first president of the Romanian Mediation Centers Union and served as Co-Chair of the Independent Standards Commission convened by the International Mediation Institute (IMI). He is a Ph.D in constitutional law with emphasis on "Mediation and Access to Justice".

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    What people usually ask before signing up for ADR Center International Accredited Mediator Training:

    • Do I need any kind of equipment to attend the course?

      You don't need any equipment to join this in-person course. When needed in class, the training faculty will use ADR Center's equipment. Yet, at times, the trainers may ask participants to use their smartphones to connect to real-time polls.

    • What if I miss one live session?

      It will be ok. We require a minimum of 90% attendance for a successful completion of the course.

    • What if I fail the final assessment?

      We provide a second possibility to take the final assessment.

    • Do I need to have a legal background?


    • Do I need to have a good proficiency in English?

      You will need to interact with other participants and with the trainers. Also, you will have to be able to read course materials and to write assignments. English proficiency will be needed.

      Upon request, we can organize a course in your own language for a group of participants. This will include additional costs for simultaneous interpretation.

    • We are a group of more than four people from the same organization. Can we get a discount?

      Sure. Please email us ( [email protected] ) for further details.

    • How I register to the course and secure my seat?

      The seats are limited. To secure your seat, please make an advanced payment of Euro 195. You will be contacted to pay the remaining amount by bank transfer.

    Enhance your skills and your practice, by becoming an international accredited mediator.

    We’re ready to include you to our global community of mediators. Your certificate is waiting, upon successful completion!

    Register for one of the limited seats for € 3,750 with an advance payment of € 195. The remain amount will be paid by bank transfer to the bank coordinates comunicated by ADR Center. Please email us ( [email protected] ) for further details.