The aim of the course is to acquire knowledge and skills concerning amicable and out-of-court methods of dispute settlement (Alternative Dispute Resolution). The issues of Alternative Dispute Resolution are playing a growing practical role, as evidenced by the growing number of cases where such methods are used and the introduction of legal regulations concerning mediation. Graduates know the art of mediation as a modern and effective method of dispute resolution. They know how to use creative and peaceful methods of reaching an agreement and holding a dialogue in crisis situations, know the art of persuasion and effective convincing.
The course is directed primarily to persons with a law degree (the course is especially recommended for legal counsels, lawyers, notaries, bailiffs, judges and prosecutors). Moreover, persons without a law degree may take this course, especially persons with a degree in economics, sociology, administration or psychology, as well as managers who have basic knowledge of law.