1.1 Prime Dispute provides worldwide training, development and events to people within Industry.
1.2 Prime Dispute has established a worldwide reputation for educating industry via our digital platforms.
1.3 Educators will be required to embrace technology relating to both education techniques and dispute avoidance and resolution processes.
1.4 Prime Dispute Educators are specialists who support, lead and deliver on our training, development and events and will usually have gained an FPD (Fellow Prime Dispute) or similar membership designation. Prime Dispute has the sole discretion to approach members with the grade MPD (Member Prime Dispute) to become Educators.
1.5 Individuals who undertake our training, development or events may be considered for Prime Dispute membership designations and, therefore, educators need to be aware of and promote Prime Dispute's:
(a) Membership designations and requirements.
(b) Vision, mission and values.
2. Policies and request to join our list of Educators
2.1 Any person who wishes to be considered as an Educator for Prime Dispute will need to be a member of Prime Dispute and should
email firstname.lastname@example.org to register an interest and provide evidence of their relevant specialisation. Prime Dispute specialisations are as follows:
(d) Commercial Negotiation;
(e) Dispute Boards;
(f) Early Neutral Evaluation;
(g) Emergency Arbitration;
(h) Expert Witness;
(i) Independent Expert;
(j) Med- Arb;
(l) Online Dispute Resolution;
(m) Dispute Avoidance and Resolution;
(j) Conflict Avoidance and Resolution; and/or
(k) Specialist Panels.
2.2 If Prime Dispute accepts the request for a member to become an Educator, Prime Dispute will require names and contact details of two referees who have undertaken training, development or events presented by the member and have knowledge of the their core competencies. As Prime Dispute may contact the referees, they should be aware that their details have been provided to Prime Dispute.
2.3 Educators need to ensure that they comply with Prime Dispute's:
(a) Business Ethics and Conflict of Interest policy;
(b) Terms & Conditions (Including Website T&C's)
(c) User Agreement for members; and
(d) All other extant policies (including all policies relating to training, development and events).
2.4 The Educator will have the appropriate insurance (including professional indemnity insurance) in place before they deliver any training, development or events on behalf of Prime Dispute.
3. Requesting our Educators to deliver training, development and events
3.1 Prime Dispute shall include the names of our Educators on our lists and when required approach them to deliver our training, development and events provided to our members, individuals or specific industry sectors.
3.2 Prime Dispute will provide appropriate notice regarding the delivery of our trainings, development and events to our Educators.
3.3 Prime Dispute may provide external organisation names of our Educators who can provide training, development or Events. If an Educator wishes to opt out of this then they need to inform Prime Dispute in writing.
4. Cancellation of Training, development or Event by Prime Dispute
4.1 Prime Dispute will provide appropriate notice if any training, development or event is cancelled and discuss an alternative date if appropriate.
4.2 Prime Dispute will not be liable for any costs or time incurred by the Educator whilst preparing for the training, development or events.
5. Cancellation of training, development or Event by the Educator
5.1 Cancellation of training, development or event will only be accepted if made in writing (for the avoidance of doubt this includes email).
5.2 If Prime Dispute incurs any costs regarding the training, development or event as the result of the Educator not providing notice of any cancelation, then Prime Dispute will charge the Educator 100% of all the costs incurred. However, the cost will only be incurred by the Educator if the cancellation is within 15 working days of the delivery of the training, development or event. Any costs incurred as a direct result of the Educator outside the 15 working days will be charged at 25%.
5.4 If the Educator finds a substitute for the training, development or event who is of equivalent standing and approved by Prime Dispute then this may be taken into consideration and the costs may not be incurred or will be reduced.
5.5 Any disputes between the Educator and Prime Dispute will be addressed by an independent Fellow of Prime Dispute in the capacity of mediator. If no resolution is made an arbitrator shall be appointed. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final on both Prime Dispute and the Educator.
6. Health and Safety
6.1 The Educator is responsible for all individuals who are undertaking the training, development or events and needs to ensure that the individuals are made aware of all relevant health & safety procedures within the venue.
6.2 If the Educator has any concerns regarding the venue in which the training, development or events will be conducted they should urgently contact Prime Dispute and provide clear reasons for their concerns.
6.3 If the Educator has any concerns regarding the software used to deliver the training, development or events this should be communicated to Prime Dispute.
6.4 All individuals who are undertaking the training, development or events will be have been made aware of Prime Dispute's policies and should, therefore, act reasonably and professionally. The Educator may remove any individual at their own discretion if the individual is behaving unreasonably or is compromising the safety of other individuals. The Educator will log the time and reasons for removing the individual and inform Prime Dispute in writing within 24 hours.
7.1 The Educator may store the names of the individuals attending the training, development or events but will not send them direct emails unless agreed with Prime Dispute.
7.2 If the Educator would like to promote any training, development or events they should ensure they seek the approval of Prime Dispute before doing so.
7.3 Prime Dispute will use the profile and images of the Educator within advertising material. If an Educator has any issues or concerns relating to this they should be addressed, in writing, to Prime Dispute prior to Prime Dispute launching any material.
7.4 The Educator should promote the services of Prime Dispute and ensure they do not recommend other bodies/organisations services without the prior permission from Prime Dispute.
8.1 The Educator shall ensure that all fees and expenses which are agreed between Prime Dispute remain confidential.
8.2 The Educator shall ensure that no personal or professional information relating to individuals undertaking training, development or attending events will be disclosed to anyone other than the Prime Dispute executive. This includes information relating to candidates who fail, are referred in an assessment or the grades achieved.
9.1 Neither Prime Dispute; President; Vice President, Trustees, Directors, Case Officers, Employees, Consultants, shall be liable for the conduct of the
9.2 The personal views of the Educator should generally not be expressed to candidates. In the exceptional case where this may be deemed appropriate, the Educator will ensure candidates are made aware that the views being expressed are personal and not the views of Prime Dispute.
9. 2 All complaints relating to an Educator will be fully investigated by Prime Dispute. The Educator will participate fully and ensure they comply with all reasonable requests made by Prime Dispute.
9.3 The Educator will respect all members of Prime Dispute executive and ensure they participate fully with any investigations which involve the conduct of the Educator. Should Prime Dispute remove the Educator from its list no recourse will be made against Prime Dispute or its Executives.
9.4 All materials relating to Prime Dispute training, development and events remain the property of Prime Dispute and should not be copied or used for personal use.