LONDON, February 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance (http://www.ftiecla.com) today announced that the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (http://www.cedr.com) will become a member of the Corporate Learning Alliance. The new partnership will expand the custom learning opportunities available to organisations through the Alliance by introducing new capabilities in negotiation, conflict management, dispute prevention and resolution.
VanDyck Silveira, CEO of FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance, says: "We have long admired the unrivalled experience the CEDR team has earned in its 25-year history. The programmes offered by CEDR will lead to the type of business outcomes companies expect from the Corporate Learning Alliance and respond to the growing need among organisations to negotiate and manage conflict more effectively."
CEDR was established in 1990 as an independent, non-profit organisation to cut the cost of conflict and create choice and capability in negotiation, conflict management, dispute prevention and resolution. The organisation regularly delivers training courses around the world to the public and private sector and draws from relevant, real-world experience from an established team of expert consultants, trainers and specialist coaches.
Dr Karl Mackie, CEO of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, says: "The Corporate Learning Alliance and CEDR share common aims to help organisations reach their strategic goals through learning. Our partnership will help more companies realise the business impact from strengthening the negotiation and dispute resolution skillset among its leaders and senior management."
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About Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance
FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance has been created to provide executives and their teams with world-class business expertise which is locally applicable, globally scalable, academically rigorous and relevant in practice. Executive learning programmes from the Corporate Learning Alliance are unlike any other.
About the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
CEDR is a not-for-profit body, founded in 1990, that campaigns for better resolution of disputes and management of conflicts. CEDR's innovative initiatives promote awareness of the need for more effective leadership in collaboration and dialogue and how to achieve it. CEDR is Europe's largest independent Alternative Dispute Resolution service for both commercial and consumer disputes handling 8,000 to 10,000 cases a year. CEDR is the leading negotiation and conflict management trainer internationally in the field and its acclaimed Mediator Skills Training course has been undertaken by over 7000 mediators in 70 countries.
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