21st - 23rd October 2020

2nd - 4th December 2020

Morning Session: 11:00am -2:00pm WAT  

Evening Session:  4:00pm - 7:00pm WAT


Advanced MasterClass Certificate Course

3-Day intensive training and examination providing an Overview of Technical and Practical Aspects of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in International and Domestic Arbitration

Dear Participant,

The CIArb Nigeria Branch has designed this bespoke advanced certification training and examination for qualitative development of essential competence in the use of technology in conducting ONLINE Meetings and ADR VIRTUAL proceedings.


The purpose is to help participants gain a practical, how-to overview of the use of various video conferencing platforms in Online Meetings and Virtual Dispute Resolution proceedings in a professional manner.


  • Can you choose and deploy a virtual platform?

  • Can you present evidence in Virtual Proceedings?

  • Can you conduct virtual proceedings (International and Domestic Arbitration) with parties and counsel virtually using technology?

  • Do you know how to share and sign documents online?

By successfully completing the training and examination, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key considerations in online International and Domestic Arbitration

  • Choosing the Right Platform and Platform Management

  • Address issues challenging participants in virtual Proceedings

  • Identify expected behaviours of parties and Counsel in virtual proceedings.

  • Video Conferencing and Telepresence

  • Data encryption and Privacy

  • Identify the core values of Ethics, Transparency and Confidentiality in Virtual Proceedings.

  • Demonstrate acquired skills in the workplace.



Successful participant will be awarded a certificate of completion (See link to certificate).

Method of Assessment:

There will be Oral mock roleplays and a written assessment.

NGN 75,000.00 (USD 180)

NGN 85,000.00 (USD 190)