Are You Prepared for Mediation webinar
Gain an understanding of why construction professionals may want to use mediation
By Tim O’Toole
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present Are You Prepared for Mediation? on Monday, August 24, 2015, at 10:00 AM CDT.
Mediation is not new. Mediation was employed in ancient India as well as in the Islamic world. In more recent times mediation has been widely adopted in the U.S. construction industry as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Mediation is often employed when claims negotiations fail to reach resolution in lieu of arbitration or litigation. The webinar discusses mediation as a process and discusses why construction professionals need to learn about mediation. The webinar identifies some good and bad points concerning the use of mediation. Additionally, the webinar offers a number of practical suggestions on how to prepare for and be successful in mediation.
Attend this information-packed webinar to:
- Gain a better understanding of why construction professionals may want to use mediation as an ADR process when dealing with unresolved claims;
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the mediation process;
- Learn the importance of and how to prepare for mediation;
- Understand how mediators operate at mediation;
- Discover how to function while in the mediation session.
Mason contractors registered for Masonry Certification will receive 1.50 credits in the Ethics and Business Practices discipline upon completion of this course.
This webinar is free to all attendees. Register for Are You Prepared for Mediation? at www.masoncontractors.org/live.
Visit www.masoncontractors.org/live for more information and to view a full schedule of MCAA’s Live Webinar Series.
About the Author
Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.