IMA Mediator Practice Lab
Practice your mediation skills in online simulation
Trained mediators: this is your chance to practice and build your skills with colleagues throughout the world.Each simulation includes:
- 1-hour mediation role play, using web-based technology
- 3-4 participants: mediator and parties involved in mock mediation
- Role plays will be recorded and provided to participants for review
- Feedback provided by professional mediator
Enrolling through this link is free, and once enrolled, you will select and purchase each simulation date and time that works for you.
Cost for IMA Mediator Practice Lab: $125 per session
Six months of simulations (plus a whole lot more) included in the IMA Mediator Pro Course. You may enroll by visiting courses.imamediation.com.
In more than two decades of practice and teaching, Kate Otting, founder and CEO of IMA, has overseen 2,000+ mediations. She trains mediators and helps organizations resolve conflicts throughout the world.
Kate has designed and led conflict engagement programs for local and international groups in public and private sectors. She was featured in the PBS documentary "The American Promise" for her conflict management work. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and a Master's Degree in international administration. As a PhD candidate, she is completing her doctoral dissertation focused on international conflict.
Kate's goal is to help people discover positive conflict engagement choices, whether through a career in mediation or by building conflict management skills within existing careers and backgrounds. She believes we should not have to fear conflict. Each of us can learn to engage in conflict productively and help create a more peaceable world.