Find a Qualifying Assessment Program

Certain top professional, provider and training organizations have developed programs to qualify mediators for IMI Certification and IMI Inter-Cultural Certification. Those programs meet the IMI Criteria and have been approved by the Independent Standards Commission. Please see their details listed below.

For more on applying to become a Qualifying Institution for IMI Certification, click here
For more on applying to become a Qualifying Institution for IMI Inter-Cultural Certificationclick here
For more on applying to become a Qualifying Institution for IMI Mediation Advocacy Certificationclick here

 

Approved Qualifying Assessment Programs for IMI Certification are listed below.

QAPs are either Approved & Conducting Assessments to qualify mediators for IMI Certification, or Approved and Forthcoming (yet to conduct first assessment programs) and are indicated as such. Scroll down to browse all QAPs, or click the country link below:

Albania (1)
Australia and New Zealand (1)
Belgium (1)
Brasil (1)
Canada (2)
Denmark (1)
France (1)
Greece (1)
Hong Kong (1)
India (2)
Italy (2)
Ireland (3)
Nigeria (1)
Netherlands (2)
Portugal (and Portuguese-speaking countries) (1)
Romania (1)
Russia (1)
Singapore (1)
Slovenia (1)
Spain (2)
South Africa (2)
Turkey (1)
United States (7) 

Inter-Cultural QAPs are located in the following countries:

Ireland (Beyond Conflict)
Russia (SOMEDIARS)
Netherlands (ACB Foundation)
United States (BRDGES)


Mediation Advocacy QAPs are located in the following countries:

Netherlands (ACB Foundation)
Brasil (ICFML)
Portugal (and Portuguese-speaking countries) (ICFML)
Hong Kong (CCI)
United Kingdom/United States (IBA)

 


 

Albania

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The Albanian Foundation for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation of Disputes

The Albanian Foundation for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation of Disputes, known by the acronym AFCR, was established in 1995 on the initiative of a group of experts in the field of justice, sociology and culture. Its mission is contributing to the development of democracy in Albania through promotion of Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation in dispute resolution in civil, family and penal area.

To view the AFCR Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the AFCR website, click here

To contact AFCR in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: 

IMIQAP@mediationalb.org

QAP Approved 2014
Approved and Forthcoming



Australia and New Zealand

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Resolution Institute (http://www.resolution.institute/) is the trading name of LEADR & IAMA, an Australasian not-for-profit membership organisation created by the integration of LEADR and IAMA (the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia). Together LEADR and IAMA have a 40 year history of serving the community by promoting and facilitating the use of dispute resolution processes including mediation.

To view the RESOLUTION INSTITUTE Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the RESOLUTION INSTITUTE website, click here

To contact RESOLUTION INSTITUTE in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: qap@resolution.institute

QAP Approved 2010 
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 


Belgium

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Association for International Arbitration (AIA)

The Association for International Arbitration (AIA) is a non-profit organisation. The AIA provides information, training and educational activities to expand the promotion of ADR globally. Specifically, the European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice (EMTPJ) represents an important accomplishment for the AIA as it has established a category of ‘European Mediators’ allowing successful participants to apply for accreditation throughout the EU.  

To view the AIA's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the AIA's website, click here

To contact the AIA in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: IMIQAP@arbitration-adr.org

QAP Approved 2013
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 


  

Brasil

Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos

The ICFML (“Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos” i.e. the “Portuguese-Speaking Mediators’ Training and Accreditation Institute) is a Portuguese  not-for-profit membership organization  established in August 2011 to host CPLC (Community of Portuguese Language Countries including Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor) mediators’ training and accreditation and qualify Mediators for IMI Certification via a Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP).

To view the ICFML Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, and IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification click here

To view the ICFML website, click here

To contact ICFML in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: QAP4IMI@icfml.org

QAP Approved 2011
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

 



Canada


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ADR Institute of Canada

The ADR Institute of Canada Inc. (ADR Canada) is a national non-profit organization that provides national leadership in the development and promotion of dispute resolution services in Canada and internationally.

To view the ADR Institute of Canada's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the ADR Institute of Canada's website, click here

To contact ADR Institute of Canada in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: qap@adric.ca

QAP Approved 2010
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

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 Family Mediation Canada (FMC)

Family Mediation Canada/Mediation Familiale Canada (FMC) is the national association for conflict resolution specifically focused on family mediation. It is an interdisciplinary association of professionals, working together, creating a better way to provide for co-operative conflict resolution relating to families.

To view FMC's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view FMC's website, click here

To contact the FMC in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: QAP4IMI@fmc.ca

QAP Approved 2011
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

 


 

Denmark

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Mediationcenter

Mediationcenter a/s (www.mediationcenter.eu and 
www.mediationcenter.dk) was established in Copenhagen in 2000 and in 10 years has grown to become a leading training organisation for mediators. Mediationcenter additionally provides experienced mediators, and consultation services in conflict avoidance, conflict management and leadership coaching.

To view the Mediationcenter's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the Mediationcenter's website, click here

To contact the Mediationcenter in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: qap@mediationcenter.dk

QAP Approved 2010
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 



France

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Institut Français de Certification des Médiateurs (IFCM)

IFCM, Institut Français de Certification des Médiateurs, was created as a non-profit organization with the sole purpose being to grant complying mediators a certification. IFCM has been created at the initiative of the Académie de la Médiation, a think-tank dedicated to developing and promoting mediation in French speaking countries.

To view the IFCM’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To contact IFCM in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: ifcm@amar.cc

QAP Approved 2010
Approved & Conducting Assessments

    



Greece

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 ADR Hellenic Center 

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Hellenic Center, known by the acronym ADR h c, was established in Thessaloniki – Greece in 2012, on an initiative of a group of experts in the field of justice and mediation. The ADR h c provides information, training and educational activities to expand the promotion of ADR in Greece and globally. 

To view the ADR h c’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the ADR h c’s website, click here

To contact the ADR h c in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email:info@diamesolavisi.org

QAP Approved 2015
Approved and Forthcoming



Hong Kong

 

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Conflict Coaching International (CCI)

CCI provides conflict support services and training specifically in mediation and conflict coaching in
 Australia, Hong Kong, South East Asia and the Pacific.

To view the CCI Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification and IMI Mediation Advocacy Certificationclick here 

To view the CCI website, click here

To contact CCI in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: office@conflictcoachinginternational.com

QAP approved 2012 
Approved & Conducting Assessments

MA-QAP approved 2016
Approved and Forthcoming

 

  



India

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Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM)

The Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (http://www.arbitrationindia.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the amicable and fair settlement of disputes. It aims to create an environment in which people can work together to find enduring solutions to conflicts and tensions. IIAM provides a triple level solution for total management of disputes.  

To view the IIAM’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of IIAM, click here

To contact the IIAM in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: qap@arbitrationindia.com

QAP Approved 2010
Approved and Forthcoming

 

Meta-Culture 

Founded in 2005, Meta-Culture is India’s only full service conflict resolution consulting business. Through our mediation, consulting and training services we give our clients the understanding, skills and tools to create strong relationships within their communities and organizations as well as with other stake holders.
 
To view Meta-Culture's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view Meta-Culture's website, click here

To contact Meta-Culture in regards to becoming IMI Certified, email: IMIQAP@meta-culture.in

QAP Approved 2011
Approved and Forthcoming


  

Italy 

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CONCILIA (Conflict Management and ADR)

CONCILIA (www.concilia.it and www.conflictresolution.itis a company of professionals experienced in handling civil and commercial mediation, arbitration and other ADR techniques. Founded in 1999, CONCILIA is a primary (and one of the first) accredited body by the Italian Ministry of Justice for providing services of training for professional mediators and consultancy in civil and commercial mediations.

To view the Concilia Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the Concilia website, click here (Italian) or here (English)

To contact Concilia in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: concilia@concilia.it 

QAP Approved 2013
Approved and Forthcoming

 

 

QUADRA logo smallQUADRA

QUADRA operates since 2003 as a private provider of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) services for management of conflicts and commercial and civil disputes. QUADRA administers mediation, arbitration and expertise procedures, promotes diffusion of ADR principles and realises world-class training 

To view the QUADRA Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view QUADRA website, click here

To contact QUADRA in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, please email Carlo Mosca at: c.mosca@adrquadra.com

QAP Approved 2016
Approved and Conducting Assessments

 



Ireland

 The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (The MII)

The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (The MII) is the professional association for Mediators in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Established in 1992, the MII promotes the use and practice of quality mediation as a process of dispute resolution in all areas of dispute. 

To view the MII Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the MII website, click here

To contact MII in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: info@themii.ie

QAP Approved 2012
Approved and Forthcoming

 

 

Beyond Conflict small logo.jpg Beyond Conflict

Beyond Conflict works with individuals and organisations using a broad spectrum of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) approaches. We also provide support and mentoring services to newly trained yet inexperienced mediators. 

To view the Beyond Conflict Qualifying Assessment Programs for IMI Certification and IMI Inter-Cultural Certificationclick here

To view the Beyond Conflict website, click here 

To contact Beyond Conflict in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email Andrew Gibson at: Andrew@beyondconflict.ie

QAP Approved 2013 
Approved & Conducting Assessments

  

 

 Friarylaw ADR 

Friarylaw ADR is a leading mediation service provider in the Republic of Ireland and is recently incorporated in Northern Ireland. We provide ADR training and accreditation; organise leading conferences on the island of Ireland; undertake original ADR research and development; provide mediation systems design, as well as mediation case management and administration throughout Ireland, North and South. 

To view the Friarylaw Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the Friarylaw website, click here

To contact Friarylaw in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: IMIQAP@thefriary.ie

QAP Approved 2012
Approved and Forthcoming

 

 


 

Netherlands

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ADR International Register 

The ADR International Register is an independent and by Lloyds Register Netherlands ISO 9001:2008 certified register for the registration and certification of ADR professionals (f.e. arbitrators, conflict coaches, mediators, negotiators ), organizations (f.e. companies and institutes) and products (f.e. education and training programs) worldwide. The ADR International Register has its main office in Geneva (Switzerland) and subsidiairies in Rotterdam (Netherlands) en Emmerich am Rhein (Germany). 

To view the ADR International Register’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of the ADR International Register, click here

 We appreciate personal contact. So contact us directly:

Mrs Heather Vanderbilt, office Europe, email: info@adr-register.com
Mrs Theresa Du Preez, office Africa, email: info@african-network-group.com

To contact the ADR International Register in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: imimediation@adr-international-register.com

QAP Approved 2011

Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

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Mediators Federation Netherlands (MFN)

The Mediators Federation Netherlands (MFN) is the Dutch national standard-setting and quality assurance platform for the practice of mediation in the Netherlands.


To view the MFN's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of MFN, click here

To contact MFN in regards to being qualified for IMI Certification, email: imiqap@mediatorsfederatienl.nl

QAP Approved 2010
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

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 ACB Foundation

ACB Foundation, Corporate ADR & Mediation, is a not-for-profit conflict resolution & prevention research center that informs and supports companies in using negotiation, conflict management and mediation.

To view ACB Foundation's Qualifying Assessment Programs for IMI Certification, IMI Inter-Cultural Certification and IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification, click here

 To view ACB Foundation's website, click here

To contact the ACB Foundation in regards to IMI Certification or IMI Inter-Cultural Certification, email: ACB@toolkitcompany.com

QAP Approved 2011
ICQAP Approved 2012 
MAQAP Approved 2014
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 


 
Nigeria

Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR)

The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) is an independent, non-profit distributing and a non-governmental professional membership organization. SPIDR is the only body in Nigeria specifically set up to provide an umbrella and set standards for the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Africa.

To view the SPiDR Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the SPiDR website, click here

To contact SPiDR in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email:imiqap@spi-dr.org

QAP Approved 2012
Approved and Forthcoming

 


  

Portugal

Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos

The ICFML (“Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos” i.e. the “Portuguese-Speaking Mediators’ Training and Accreditation Institute) is a Portuguese  not-for-profit membership organization  established in August 2011 to host CPLC (Community of Portuguese Language Countries including Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor) mediators’ training and accreditation and qualify Mediators for IMI Certification via a Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP).

To view the ICFML Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, and IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification click here

To view the ICFML website, click here

To contact ICFML in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: QAP4IMI@icfml.org

QAP Approved 2011
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 


 

Romania

The Transylvanian Institute of Mediation (TIM)

The Transylvanian Institute of Mediation (TIM) is a specialized unit created by the founding members of Ultrasilvam Mediators Association (from now on UMA) with the aim of training, mentoring and assessing mediators from all over the world.

To view the TIM Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the TIM website, click here

To contact TIM in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: imiqap@tim.ultrasilvam.ro

QAP Approved 2012
Approved and Forthcoming

 


  

Russia

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SOMEDIARS

Center for promotion of mediation and alternative dispute resolution (SOMEDIARS) (http://www.somediars.ru) with the Institute of legislation and comparative law with the Government of the Russian Federation (http://www.izak.ru) is created as a forum and scientific center for ADR specialists. 

To view the SOMEDIARS Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification and IMI Inter-Cultural Certificationclick here

To view the SOMEDIARS website, click here

To contact SOMEDIARS in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: natalia.gaidaenko@sts-law.ru

QAP Approved 2014
Approved and Forthcoming

 


  

Singapore

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Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)

The Singapore Mediation Centre ("SMC")  is a non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting the amicable and fair settlement of disputes. It aims to create an environment in which people can work together to find enduring solutions to conflicts and tensions created by human interactions. It contributes to the building of a harmonious society and a thriving business community by broadening awareness of and providing access to constructive means of dispute resolution.

To view SMC's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here click here

To view SMC's website, click here

To contact the SMC in regards to being qualified for IMI Certification, email: smc_qap@mediation.com.sg

QAP Approved 2011
Approved & Conducting Assessments



Slovenia

Rakmo LogoRakmo Institute is nonprofit organization established in 2003 and is the leading organization in the field of transformative mediation and one of the leading organizations on the field of Mediation in Slovenia.

RAKMO institute is also co-founder of MEDIOS – Association of mediation organizations of Slovenia, European Mediation Network Initiative and European Association for Transformative Mediation and active member of World Forum of Mediation Centers.

To view RAKMO Institute's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the RAKMO Institute website in English Click here
To view the RAKMO Institute website in Slovene Click here

To contact RAKMO Institute in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: info@rakmo.si

QAP Approved 2016
Approved & Forthcoming

 



Spain 

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MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Is a leading mediation and ADR training service provider operating throughout Spain and across Europe. We provide mediation services, training, mentorship, qualifications and assessments for civil/commercial and other advanced mediation courses internationally.

To view MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL website, click here

To contact MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email Kevin Brown at: Kevin@mediationinternational.eu

QAP Approved 2012
Approved & Conducting Assessments



 

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The Foundation MEDAR Carlos III  for Conflict Resolution (MEDAR - Fundación MEDAR Carlos III para la Resolución de Conflictos) is non-profit entity linked to the University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), a Spanish public university offering both online and onsite undergraduate and postgraduate mediation training. The UC3M is a pioneer in the field of Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Spain. It has implemented a comprehensive system of mediation training, certification and practice.

To view the UC3M Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the UC3M website, click here

To contact the UC3M in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, send an email to Dr. Helena Soleto at: uc3m.imi.qap@gmail.com

QAP Approved 2013

Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

 


Turkey
 

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GMN members represent different stakeholders groups, including academics, lawyers, managers of different levels, experts in training who have considerable experience in theory and practice in different countries and cultures. All GMN Members are experienced negotiators, mediators, facilitators, conciliators and arbitrators of national and international reputation, with hundreds of conciliation, mediation and arbitration conducted in the countries they live.

To view the GMN Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the GMN website, click here

To contact the GMN in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: denizkite@gau.edu.tr

QAP Approved 2016
Approved and Forthcoming
 


 
South Africa

 

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ADR International Register 

The ADR International Register, established in 2011, is an independent and by Lloyds Register Netherlands ISO 9001:2015 certified register for the registration and certification of ADR professionals (f.e. arbitrators, conflict coaches, mediators, negotiators), organizations (f.e. companies and institutes) and products (f.e. education and training programs) worldwide. The ADR International Register has its regional offices in Johannesburg (South Africa), Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Emmerich (Germany). ADR International Register is a subsidiary of Global Network Group and African Network Group.

To view the ADR International Register’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of the ADR International Register, click here 

 We appreciate personal contact. So contact us directly:

Mrs Heather Vanderbilt, office Europe, email: info@adr-register.com
Mrs Theresa Du Preez, office Africa, email: info@african-network-group.com

To contact the ADR International Register in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email:  imimediation@adr-international-register.com

QAP Approved 2011
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

 

Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (ACDS)

The Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (ACDS) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) focuses on dispute practices that affect individuals and organisations. The Centre also has a particular focus on Africa to ensure that African heritage and values are incorporated in the development of solutions that suit African conditions. The Centre's activities include teaching, research, applied research and development projects, including social responsibility projects.

To view the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement's website, click here

To contact the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: Qap4imi@usb.ac.za

QAP Approved 2011
Approved and Forthcoming

   


 

United Kingdom

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International Bar Association (IBA)

The IBA was founded in 1947 with the most recent form of the constitution being adopted in 2013. It is registered in New York and in London as a foreign corporation. The London office operates as the administrative office. The IBA operates under the laws of both the UK and US however it was incorporated in the USA. 

 

To view the IBA Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification, click here

To view the IBA website, click here

To contact IBA in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification, email: patricia@bonaccord.eu

MA-QAP Approved 2016
Approved & Forthcoming

 


  

United States 

 

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American Arbitration Association 

The American Arbitration Association (AAA), with its long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, provides services to those who wish to resolve disputes out of court. The AAA provides administrative services in the U.S., as well as abroad through its International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). 

 

To view the AAA’s Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of AAA, click here

To contact AAA in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: QAP@adr.org

QAP Approved 2010
Approved and Forthcoming

 

 

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BRDGES Academy

BRDGES Academy is the first e-learning academic platform of its kind in the globalization of education and discourse for mediators, conflict resolution practitioners, peace-builders and all those who support those practices. BRDGES’ cutting-edge certifications and courses offer global approaches to learning core advanced competencies essential for effective inter and intra-cultural mediation and conflict resolution practices.  In the 21st century, mediators, peace-builder, lawyers and other dispute resolution practitioners are increasingly required to interact and operate across continents and cultures. BRDGES Academy was created to meet this demand.

To view BRDGES's Qualifying Assessment Programs for IMI Certification and IMI Inter-Cultural Certification, click here

To view the website of BRDGES, click here

To contact BRDGES in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification or IMI Inter-Cultural Certification, click here

QAP Approved 2015
Approved and Forthcoming

 

 

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The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) stands alone as the only independent nonprofit organization that exists for the purpose of helping businesses, their lawyers and the public find the best ways to prevent and resolve disputes. CPR’s 35-year heritage as a thought leader continues today. Its all-in-one approach provides the most cost-effective method by which a company can ensure that it has access to up-to-date resources and the tools necessary to resolve disputes successfully, while minimizing the time and cost of the process. CPR has created a preeminent panel of neutrals, both mediators and arbitrators, and adopted the most thoughtful and innovative rules and protocols for both self-administered mediations and arbitrations and, more recently, administered arbitrations. CPR is the only organization where in-house counsel, academics, and law firms collaborate, define best practices and spearhead innovation in commercial conflict management.

To view CPR's Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the website of CPR, click here

To contact CPR in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email Helena Erickson at: 
herickson@cpradr.org

QAP Approved 2014
Approved andConducting Assessments

 

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Erickson Mediation Institute (EMI)  

Erickson Mediation Institute (EMI), located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was founded in 1977 by Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson and is the longest-standing private mediation firm in the United States.  In addition to mediating cases in all areas including family, workplace, elder, divorce and property, EMI provides training for new and practicing mediators and seminars for professionals using their Client-Centered Model of mediation.  EMI is dedicated to expanding the field of mediation and use of mediation as the primary method of dispute resolution. 

To view the EMI Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the EMI website, click here

To contact EMI in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Certification, email: imiqap@ericksonmediation.com

QAP Approved 2012
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

 

full IBA logo BLUEInternational Bar Association (IBA)

The IBA was founded in 1947 with the most recent form of the constitution being adopted in 2013. It is registered in New York and in London as a foreign corporation. The London office operates as the administrative office. The IBA operates under the laws of both the UK and US however it was incorporated in the USA. 

 

To view the IBA Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification, click here

To view the IBA website, click here

To contact IBA in regards to becoming qualified for IMI Mediation Advocacy Certification, email: patricia@bonaccord.eu

MA-QAP Approved 2016
Approved & Forthcoming

 

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 JAMS 

JAMS is the largest private alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the world.  With its prestigious panel of neutrals, JAMS specializes in mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-party, business/commercial cases – those in which the choice of neutral is crucial.   

To view the JAMS Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

To view the JAMS website, click here 

QAP Approved 2014
Approved & Conducting Assessments

 

Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR) 

The Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR) is a vibrant 501(c)(3) organization, which has operated for more than two decades. MCDR has offered certification of mediators since 1996, relying on Performance Based Assessments. MCDR was one of the first organizations in the United States to establish performance based criteria for mediators; its program is considered a national model in the ongoing dialogue on quality assurance and mediator credentials. MCDR is now applying its solid experience to qualify candidates for IMI Certification.

MCDR is devoted to the personal and professional growth of dispute resolution practitioners and is a prime vehicle for mediator certification and networking. It serves as an ADR professional development organization. The MCDR Certification Committee is comprised of a diverse group of professionals with a vital thread - a genuine commitment to the practice of high quality alternative dispute resolution and conflict management.  Members are from the private sector and federal, state and local governments. 

To view the MCDR Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification, click here

Additional information about MCDR is available at www.mcdr.org

If interested in becoming qualified through MCDR for IMI Certification, please review the MCDR Qualifying Assessment Program for IMI Certification and then email Rob Ketcham at rcketcham@goeaston.net, Lindsay Barranco at lbarranco@comcast.net, or Ramona Buck at ramonabuck@gmail.com.

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