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Participants will learn negotiation skills and how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Students will understand the processes and methods of ADR techniques; learn the proper application and limits of ADR techniques; appreciate the ethical considerations involved in ADR; and develop a basic ability to apply ADR methods.


Format: Online course

Hours: 42 hours / 4.2 CEUs

When: Bi-monthly start dates

Cost: $729 + course materials

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ADR is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining." This 42-hour, 7-week course takes the mystery out of settlement processes and focuses on reaching reasonable solutions.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate Course is offered in DVD format. If interested, please call (706) 542-3537 or (800) 811-6644 for more information. The Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate Course is offered in partnership by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and the Center for Legal Studies.

Course Topics

  • ADR: History, Origins, and Growth
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • The Mediation Process
  • Arbitration
  • Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Who Should Attend?

Individuals interested in learning mediation skills.

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

January Session – Register Now
Monday, January 14 - Friday, March 1, 2019

Course Format: 
Course Fee(s): 

$729 (does not include course materials)

Continuing Education Information: 

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing the course.
Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. To receive your Certificate of Completion, you must have a score of 70% or better on assignments and on the final written examination.