I am actively involved in the design, development and presentation of training programmes and learning workshops that focus on promoting effective workplace cooperation, communication and conflict and relationship management.
I work as a consultant to the International Labour Organisation, (ILO www.ilo.org) on whose behalf I train mediators, negotiators and other stakeholders internationally through delivering ‘in country’ training, as well as at the ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin, Italy.
Locally, I also present training for Conflict Dynamics, (www.conflictdynamics.co.za) a leading South African provider of mediation, negotiation and collective bargaining courses.
I work in association with Canadian restorative justice and Peace Circles specialist, Dr Evelyn Zellerer, and Peace of the Circle (www.peaceofthecircle.com) in presenting training on the Fundamentals of Peace Circles.
Designed and presented at a Colloquium of World Bank Regional Mediators in Buenos Aires. (The intention being for the mediators to use the modules in staff capacity-building sessions in their own geographical regions).
A five-day programme developed for the ILO and presented at the International Training Centre in Turin, Italy.
Two five-day programmes developed for the ILO’s Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations programme in Bangladesh. The training included a ‘Training-of-Trainers’ component to build the capacity of Bangladeshi trainers to roll out the training at factory level.
Design, development and presentation of a context-specific Mediation Skills course for the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The programme seeks to build in-house mediation capacity and it includes an assessment component.
Two courses developed for the ILO’s Better Work programme. Better Work focuses on improving conditions of employment and productivity in the garment industry in seven key garment manufacturing countries. The two courses:
Presentation of training for conciliators based in the Bangladesh Department of Labour.