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YCM International Mediation and Negotiation Competition [August 2 – 4; Online;]: Register by July 26!

Registrations are invited for the YCM International Mediation and Negotiation Competition. Read details inside. Register by July 26!

About YCM

YCM is India’s First trainer, network, and service provider for dispute resolution to dispute prevention for all. We, at YCM, are passionate about building a culture, where no matter what, anyone can confidently say #YouCanResolveIt! and even better #YouCanPreventIt! You Can Resolve It

We are approaching this goal in two ways.

  • By collaborating with Universities and Students.
  • By collaborating with young professionals and organizations.

About Warwick University

Warwick University is a world-renowned institution of higher education located in Coventry, England. Founded in 1965, the university has established a reputation for academic excellence, innovative research, and a commitment to providing students with an exceptional educational experience. Warwick is consistently ranked among the top universities in the UK and is recognized globally as a leading institution of higher learning.

About Zeus Law Associates

With its knowledge capital and expertise across the entire spectrum of transactional advisory and zeus litigation matters, ZEUS has carved a niche for itself as a leading service provider for domestic and overseas corporates. The firm’s dedicated and experienced team of lawyers and consultants are trained to grasp all commercial intricacies, including cross-border transactions across sectors, jurisdictions, and regulatory landscapes.

Purpose and Aim of the Competition

The purpose of the Competition is to provide participants with:

  • An opportunity to win together as this competition has a new format: firstly, to make it more exciting, interactive and allow the participants to compete with themselves rather than with other participants, to become a better mediator or negotiator than they have been before and secondly, to reflect the true meaning of mediation i.e. its not about competing to win rather it’s about finding a workable solution for all so that each party emerges a winner.
  • A comprehensive online learning experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) skills, specifically in an online environment for mediation and negotiation. This includes equipping participants with basic negotiation and mediation skills, helping them adapt their ADR skills to the online platform, and improving their communication skills in an online setup.
  • A team-makes-the-dream-work experience for participants to work as a team, learn to collaborate with new team members, and overcome challenges that may arise in a team setup.
  • An inclusive cross-cultural immersion to promote cross-cultural understanding by addressing cross-cultural barriers that may arise in ADR processes and international conflicts. Making mediation relevant for people from different cultures, beyond law.
  • Expanding the mediation community for different people beyond law.
  • A self to society social causes journey where participants will negotiate on disputes related to causes that matter to young people such as gender diversity, animal welfare, and climate change.
  • An at home international opportunity to interact with students from different countries, as well as ADR specialists from various parts of the world who come together to build a community going forward and support each other in our peacemaking journeys.

Benefits

  • Attend a workshop and training session before the Competition.
  • Special discounts (10%) and partial sponsorship from Warwick University (INR 1200) to enrol in YCM’s Mediation training course for each participating mediator.
  • Special discounts (10%) for each participating negotiator to enrol in YCM’s Negotiation training course.
  • Support from YCM to set up a YCM Chapter at a university or region
  • Direct entry into the upcoming cohort of the YCM X Warwick Project on the International Network of Student Mediators.
  • Every participant will be a winner, the goal is to appreciate good skills and suggest where improvements can be made.
  • Internships at collaborating organizations for top performers.
  • Co-mediation opportunity with an international mediator on a mock hypothetical or a real case for top performers.
  • Top performers get a small group session on negotiation skills with leading law firm partners.

Application Process

  • The registration shall be done via the Google form provided at this post’s end.
  • The Competition will have a maximum of 32 teams and the registration of teams will be confirmed on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Mode of the Competition

The Competition will take place exclusively on Zoom. This allows participants to join from any location around the world, providing the flexibility to participate from the comfort of their own homes using a laptop, computer, or tablet.

Schedule of the Competition

  • 02.08.2024 (5:00 – 7:30 pm IST): Orientation, Training and Expert Demonstration
  • 03.08.2024 (11:00 am – 12:15 pm 1ST): Multiple Choice Quiz
  • 03.08.2024 (3:00 – 5:00 pm IST): Mediation & Negotiation Round
  • 04.08.204 (3:00 – 5:00 pm IST): Awards and Certificates Ceremony

Registration Fees

  • Early bird registration fee: INR 6000 (Indian Teams) I USD 75 (International Teams) I Euro 70 (International Teams); valid till 15th June, 2024.
  • The standard registration fee is INR 6600 (Indian Teams) I USD 80 (International
  • Teams) I Euro 75 (International Teams); Registration closing 26th July, 2024.

Note: Team registering through Lawctopus to receive an additional 10% discount.

Payment Details

UPI or NEFT Transfer

  • Account No: 921020019902656
  • Account Name: YCM SOLUTIONS OPC PRIVATE LIMITED
  • Bank: Axis Bank
  • IFSC Code: UTIB0001911
  • Swift Code: AXISINBB056

Contact

Reach out to us in case of any query at contact@ycmindia.org with the subject line “Query YCM International Mediation and Negotiation Competition”

Click here for the rulebook.

Click here to register.

Note: Lawctopus is a media partner for the competition.

Source: Lawctopus

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