Foundations in Adjudicative Tribunal Competencies: Certificate Program 

Jul. 14 - Sep. 15, 2021
Online

OBA PROGRAM

Do you aspire to be a member of an administrative tribunal?  There is no better time to start enhancing the skills that directly align with that career goal. Not yet ready to reveal your ambition to your friends and colleagues? The on-line learning format, to which we have all had to turn to in the past year, is the perfect way to further your goal from the comfort and privacy of your home or office.

Dedicate a few lunch-time hours to strengthen your resume with the OBA’s online Certificate Program - Foundations in Adjudicative Tribunal Competencies.  This new certificate program is designed to help you understand what to expect from the selection process and helps you build a solid foundation of the skills and core competencies fundamental to any adjudicative tribunal member role.

The first session provides an overview of the application and appointment process for federal, provincial or municipal administrative tribunals.  The remaining sessions explore the essential pillars of successful administrative tribunal members, namely:

  • Managing the Hearing Room: Setting the Stage, Interactions with Counsel, Witnesses, the Public and Staff
  • Accessibility and the Tribunal Hearing
  • Traits of Successful Adjudicators: Impartiality, Independence and Integrity
  • Exploring Unconscious Bias, Raising Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity
  • Basics of Adjudicative Reasoning
  • Basics of Adjudicative Decision Writing
  • Insights from Reconsiderations and Appeals


Deepen your knowledge in several core area administrative decision-making areas.  Gain unparalleled insight from distinguished members of administrative tribunals on how they overcome challenging aspects of these core competencies and continue to remain focused on the important tenants of their role.

Upon completion of all eight sessions, you will be presented with a Certificate in Foundations in Adjudicative Tribunal Competencies.   We want to help you position yourself to be an attractive candidate from the privacy of your own home or office.



Session 1 – Applying for an Appointment on an Administrative Tribunal (July 14, 2021)
Session 2 - Managing the Hearing Room: Setting the Stage, Interactions with Counsel, Witnesses, the Public and Staff
 (July 21, 2021)

Session 3 – Accessibility and the Tribunal Hearing (July 28, 2021)
Session 4 – Traits of Successful Adjudicators: Impartiality, Independence and Integrity (August 11, 2021)
Session 5 – Exploring Unconscious Bias, Raising Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity (August 18, 2021)
Session 6 – Basics of Adjudicative Reasoning (August 25, 2021)
Session 7 – Basics of Adjudicative Decision Writing (September 1, 2021)
Session 8 – Insights from Reconsiderations and Appeals (September 15, 2021)

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

Dates
&
Times (ET):
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 

PROGRAM Price

CBA Member: $350* | Non-Member: $700*

*plus applicable taxes

 

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