Training

Toolkit Company is involved in several leading international consulting, research and training projects and has developed innovative training know-how and materials, such as educational videos and games and a range of books and other publications, which have been translated into several languages and are used in Europe, North America, Australia and in the Middle East for academic and training purposes.

  • Toolkit Company offers specialised in-house 'Mastering' educational programs in negotiation, conflictmanagement, mediation and mediation advocacy to corporate clients and leading law firms. 
  • Toolkit Company offers training for trainers, training for assessors and trainers accreditation programs to Dispute Resolution professionals. 

Besides this we also develop and make available licensed training materials for other professional training organizations like the Schonewille & Schonewille Legal Mediation Educational Institute (NL), assessment tools and academic modules for ACB foundation (NL), Mediator trainings for Kedip/Pireaus Mediation Center (GR), Dispute Management (SP) and toolkit techniques modules for Mediate Today (AUS).

Based on our extensive experience in mediation and negotiation pedagogy, the latest insights from neuroscience, second generation negotiation teaching and the newest ADR developments are included in all Toolkit Company trainings.

Please contact us directly if you are interested in learning more about our exciting programs 'Mastering Mediation™, 'Mastering Mediation Advocacy™, 'Mastering Co-Mediation™, 'Mastering Negotiation™, Negotiating with your brain™ or Generating Outcomes Using Mediation.™

 

Toolkit Company's recent and upcoming programs

Participants to current programs can also login here to TC's social learning environment.

 

SPECIAL MASTERCLASS ADVANCED MEDIATION SKILLS

An advanced mediation knowledge and skills training for freshly trained mediators will be offered in Cyprus on November 15 and 16. Before the training on November 14 an optional performance based assessment can be taken to achieve an international accreditation. The price for the two-day training is € 600 (ex vat if applicable). Participants who book the advanced training course and the assessment together are offered a combination-price of € 850.

CYPRUS. The next open subscription course in Greek in by the Greek lead trainer Dimitra Triantafyllou starts on November 15. You can find more information and register here.

 

MASTERING MEDIATION ™

5 day Training Course & 1 day Post Training Performance Based Assessment. This forming mediation skills training meets the highest international professional and academic competency standards in commercial mediation. The training is based on the Toolkit systematic with practical reference materials. Using new pedagogical approaches to mediation and negotiation, these courses use creative learning techniques such as the popular Toolkit Board Game, as well as a Toolkit Mediation Intervention & Techniques module. Varied teaching methods like video demonstrations, real life demonstrations, exercises and case studies as well as simulations are used to accommodate different learning styles and to enhance the learning experience for all attendees, to ensure a deep and long term learning experience. 

GREECE: The next open subscription course in Greek by lead trainer Dimitra Triantafyllou on October 13-18 at PMC/Kedip, 184 Praxitelous, Piraeus Greece.

You can find more information and register here.

CYPRUS: The next open subscription course in Greek by lead trainer Dimitra Triantafyllou on November 18-23 at S.E.KE.M KAIZER (Seminar and Workshop Center of Studies)

You can find more information and register here.

 

Pepperdine University 

STAR: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MEDIATION STRATEGIES

Pepperdine University teaches this popular course in Amsterdam on February 23,24,25 and in Athens on February 26, 27, 28 2015.

Sponsored by Schonewille & Schonewille, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law offers professionals the unique opportunity to enroll in this sophisticated three-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners in Europe. Participants will receive the Pepperdine Strauss Institute certificate of attendance.

Since 2006 Pepperdine Has Been Ranked #1 in Dispute Resolution by U.S. News & World Report. Participants will receive the Pepperdine Strauss Institute certificate of attendance.

The distinguished faculty includes: Peter Robinson, Thomas Stipanoich, Fred Schonewille. 

You can find more information and register here.

 

MEDIATOR BOOTCAMP: MEDIATION IN THE TRENCHES

Pepperdine University teaches this popular course in Amsterdam on February 23,24,25 and in Athens on February 26, 27, 28 2015.

Sponsored by Schonewille & Schonewille, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law offers professionals the unique opportunity to enroll in this sophisticated three-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners in Europe. Participants will receive the Pepperdine Strauss Institute certificate of attendance.

Since 2006 Pepperdine Has Been Ranked #1 in Dispute Resolution by U.S. News & World Report. Participants will receive the Pepperdine Strauss Institute certificate of attendance.

The distinguished faculty includes:Tracy Allen, Eric Galton, Manon Schonewille. 

You can find more information and register here.

 

Examples of past programmes

 

GENERATING OUTCOMES USING MEDIATION
A challenge and an opportunity for in-house counsel and business managers

This 1½ day awareness-raising practical program is designed for SHELL in-house litigation counsel as well as line managers to develop skills to avoid and resolve disputes successfully using mediation techniques.

In-house program in English: 13 – 14 May 2014 in The Hague, The Netherlands.

 

NEGOTIATING WITH YOUR BRAIN
A unique two-day training program on how the latest insights on neuroscience can be applied to dramatically improve your negotiation skills and effectiveness.

 
During this interactive program you will learn among others:
•      How can neuroscience help us to better understand the conduct of our opponents and also our own?
•      How to apply neuropsychology to deal making and difficult negotiations?
•      How can you evoke a positive reaction by the other party just by using specialwords?
This advanced program will be offered in collaboration with Professor Richard Birke from Willamette University and Nomiki Bibliothiki. The course will offer groundbreaking new insights in how to negotiate most effectively.
 
Open subscription course in English: May 30 and 31. Course fee is € 395,-. Toolkit Company Alumni receive a 10% discount. Also an early registration fee of 10% applies. So if you register before 9th May you can save up to 20% in total!
 
 
 

MEDIATING THE LITIGATED CASE
Become a better mediation advocate and understand how mediation really works

Sponsored by Schonewille & Schonewille, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law offers professionals the unique opportunity to enroll in this sophisticated 6-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners in Europe. Professionals can study mediating litigated cases either to enhance their mediation skills or to be a better mediation advocate or lawyer. 

The distinguished faculty includes: Peter Robinson, Bruce Edwards, Fred Schonewille, Manon Schonewille

Since 2006 Pepperdine has been ranked #1 in Dispute Resolution by U.S. News & World Report. Participants will receive the Pepperdine Strauss Institute certificate of attendance.

You can find more information and register here.