To train outstanding mediators and dispute resolution professionals by providing authentic, experiential learning from the most accomplished and respected leaders in mediation. We do this by:
We have the mediation experts. Over the last 35 years, Bruce Edwards has mediated over 8,000 disputes throughout the United States and the world. Joining Bruce is a deep roster of the most respected and sought-after dispute resolution professionals in the field; none of our instructors have less than 30 years of full-time mediation experience and they are known as the pioneers of commercial mediation.
We offer interactive learning. Our courses are NOT pre-recorded videos of ‘talking heads’. We deliver an interactive experience that requires critical thinking and self-reflection for long-term skill development.
We have the flexibility to provide training around your busy life. Our courses are developed to be taken on your schedule and in your own space.
Designed with some of the top instructional designers in the US, EMA’s online courses capitalize on the latest in adult learning research. Its self-paced format and exclusive shadow video of a complete mediation benefits the learner in multiple ways:
In summary, by learning at your own pace, observing the nuanced lessons in action, and bringing in your own experience, you retain more than simply listening to others talk for 40 hours over five days.
When you are ready to become a world-class mediator or mediation advocate, we have a catalog of courses and resources to take you there. From starting your career in dispute resolution to sharpening your mediation skills and raising your game to the next level, we have the right course for you.
“The mediation process is an extraordinarily powerful tool built on the proposition that if people are afforded the opportunity to truly listen to each other, understand one another’s needs, and participate in making decisions affecting their futures, conflicts can be de-escalated and resolved entirely.”
-Bruce Edwards, Mediation Expert and co-founder, EMA