NVMS Certificates

For over 25 years, more than 10,000 individuals have relied on our specialized training to enhance their capacity to manage conflict, their leadership skills and to advance their careers. Our certificate programs are recognized nation-wide and internationally by government agencies, non-profit organizations and corporations.

Our training is designed with the adult learner in mind – combining theory, observation, experiential exercises and practice opportunities for meaningful and enduring learning. Our instructors have relevant professional training and advanced degrees in law, conflict resolution, counseling, education, and other fields.

Certificate Tracks


Federal Workplace Mediation

Purpose: To prepare participants to address workplace conflict between co-workers, managers/employees, EEO complaints, etc.

Competencies: conflict management, continual learning, creative thinking, customer service, decision-making, decision support, employee relations, negotiation, interpersonal skills, listening, leadership, oral communication, problem solving, resilience.

Audience: federal employees, managers, HR specialists, EEO specialists, contractors looking to mediate within government agencies

Organizational Development and Conflict Resolution

Purpose: To prepare participants to work within organizations as a conflict resolution practitioner

Competencies: client engagement/ change management, conflict management, continual learning, creative thinking, customer service, decision-making, decision support, developing others, employee relations, flexibility, negotiation, interpersonal skills, leadership, listening, oral communication, problem solving, resilience, stakeholder management.

Audience: individuals who wish to become conflict resolution practitioners and assist organizations in managing change, understanding and addressing missing needs, resolving conflict, increasing efficiency and performance.


Check mark = Required
Star = Electives (choose at least 4)
Red cross = Not applicable to track

FEDERAL WORKPLACE ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DATES COST
Mediation Skills and Process 2017: Nov. 1-3 (Wait list available.)
2018: Feb. 27-Mar.2; Apr.10-14; Jul. 9-12; Sept. 11-14; Nov. 13-16
2017: $745 before Oct. 1; $795 afterwards;
2018: $895 early registration; $945 late
ADR: Beyond Mediation 2018: Jun. 29 2018: $265 early registration; $315 late
Civility in the Workplace 2018: Apr. 25, Sept. 18 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation 2018: Mar. 20, Sept. 17 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Dealing with High Emotion Conflicts 2018: TBA 2018: $265 early registration; $315 late
Facilitation and Group Consensus Building 2017: Oct. 25-26;
2018: Apr. 18-19
2017: $545 before Sept. 25; $595 afterwards;
2018: $595 early registration; $645 late
How We Think: Hidden Barriers to Conflict Resolution 2018: Mar. 22; Aug. 23 2018: $265 early registration; $315 late
Intuitive Reasoning: A Whole Brain Approach to Problem-Solving 2018: TBA 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Mediating Complex and Multi-Party Civil Cases 2018: Oct. 11 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes 2018: May 9; Sept. 19 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Mediation Practicum: Federal and Commercial Role-Play 2018: Apr. 23-24; Sept. 24-25 2018: $595 early registration; $645 late
Negotiation Skills 2018: Apr. 6; Sept. 7 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
Powerful Coaching 2018: TBA 2018: $265 early registration; $315 late
Preparing Memoranda and Agreements 2018: Jun. 22 2018: $265 early registration; $315 late
SDI For ADR Practitioners 2018: May 10 2018: $430 early registration; $480 late
Solution-Focused Problem Solving 2018: Sept. 28 2018: $345 early registration; $395 late
TOTAL
Calculated at early registration rate
2017: $3,920-$4,680
2018: $4,620-$5,115
2017: $3,840-$4,385
2018: $4,490-$5,035


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Contact us – (703) 865-7261 or training@nvms.us