About the Programme

Business people, accountants, teachers, lawyers, leaders and anybody interested in: obtaining accreditation as a mediator, improving dispute resolution within their organizations and practicing mediation in Kenya and in any part of the world.

• Fundamental skills in mediation
• Qualities of a mediator
• Processes and theories of mediation
• Strategies in mediation
• Cross-cultural perspectives of mediation

• Interactive classroom discussions
• Group discussions
• Role plays
• Guest Speakers

• Practical assessments supervised by experienced mediators
• Individual assessment

Participants will:
• Obtain professional certification as mediators
• Join SDRC’s panel of mediators
• Practice mediation with our partner organizations

Participants will:

• Acquire skills to improve dispute resolution mechanisms within their organisations
• Learn from some of the best local and international faculty
• Obtain skills to grow mediation practice
• Get invitations to events organised by SDRC
• Get an opportunity to meet and network with like-minded individuals across different industries

Participants should include a narration as “40 Hour Mediation Course” and provide an email with the payment advices to sdrc@strathmore.edu.

Registration Form



Hon. Rtd. Justice Joyce Aluoch, EBS, CBS

A former Judge and First Vice-President of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, The Netherlands (9yrs). She was the second woman Court of Appeal and High Court Judge and Magistrate in Kenya (June 1974-January 2009). Upon retirement from the bench, Justice Aluoch successfully moved her legal profession to Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms, particularly mediation. She is a Certified International Mediator (IMI), Accredited Mediator (CEDR)- London, a Certified Advanced Mediator, and a Chartered Mediator. She has a Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, and is an Accredited trainer with a Certificate of Accreditation in mediation training (London).

Dr Mungai Ed

Dr. Edward Mungai

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Development) at Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya. The role involves spearheading the University’s strategy, fundraising, alumni, and development activities among others. He is also a faculty member at Strathmore University Business School focusing on entrepreneurship, family business and innovation. He is a member of the Ethics Commission for Co-operative Societies (ECCOS) of Kenya, an accredited mediator of SDRC and a past chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools, among others.

Dr. Kariuki

Dr. Francis Kariuki

A Lecturer at Strathmore Law School, a Director of the Strathmore Dispute Resolution Centre, an accredited mediator by the Mediation Accreditation Committee (MAC) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He has researched and published widely on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (ADR) and traditional justice mechanisms.

sign up to meet the trainer or for any information contact us on:
Tel: +254 743922803
Email: sdrc@strathmore.edu

COST: KSHS. 100,000 (includes assessments, training materials, meals and refreshments)


– Go to your M-Pesa application
– Under Pay Bill option, input 168633
– Under Account Name, input 99020 (Strathmore University No.) followed by 6004500 (SDRC No.), thus 990206004500
– Input the amount to be paid and commit the transaction
– Forward the payment advice immediately to sdrc@strathmore.edu

– Account name: Strathmore University
– Account Number: 990206004500
– Branch: Chiromo – 31000

Visit any CfC Stanbic Bank and provide the teller with the cash/bankers cheque and the SDRC No: 6004500.