This course introduces students to arbitration procedures and applications. Learn the arbitration process from conducting hearings to analyzing evidence and writing awards.
This course is suitable for both lawyers and other professionals without a legal background.
If you are considering becoming an arbitrator, this course provides the training necessary to apply for a nationally recognized professional designation in arbitration.
"This is a very practical course on the arbitration process as it relates to the Arbitration Act, the role of the Arbitrator in decision making and the overall arbitration process managed by the Arbitrator."
Who Should Take This Course?
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.
What will I learn?
The learning objectives are:
What can I expect in class?
Course manuals and workbooks are supplied when you attend class. Students are sent pre-course reading to complete before the start of the course.This course is presented by lectures, in-class exercises, and group discussions. Some homework is assigned.
Students are evaluated on the writing of an Arbitration Award based on a case study. In addition to the 15-30 hours students should budget for writing the Final Award, students should also expect to spend approximately 10-20 hours between Parts 1 & 2 on writing the Practice Award. This evaluation must be passed to receive a certificate of course completion.
Alberta's association of mediators and arbitrators.
Our main office is located in Edmonton: