Professional Diploma in International Arbitration

Course Overview

With this Professional Diploma in International Arbitration (PDIA), BAC offers a unique practitioners’ qualification in collaboration with The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb). MIArb is a non-profit organisation established in 1991 to provide training and educational facilities as well as to promote the study of law and practice relating to arbitration with graduates being awarded affiliate membership to this professional body. An exclusive BAC programme, this Professional Diploma will enhance your knowledge in this area of law, and create awareness of the need for this skill in the legal and/or commercial sector.

Why Choose PDIA?

  • Fast-track & practical course
  • Participants will get solid grounding (from drafting an arbitration agreement, assessing evidence and facts & right up to writing awards) on process of commercial arbitration under the various Malaysian statutes as well as International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rules which are applicable in over 200+ countries
  • Distinct advantage where arbitration is preferred or entrenched dispute resolution mode especially in areas such as construction, oil & gas, international trade and commodities, shipping law etc.
  • BAC is the only institution of higher learning offering this course
  • Augment existing skills & qualification for better employability
  • Course Fee includes all course materials, exam fees and 1 year affiliate membership with The MIArb
  • Opportunity to network with other participants who may be lawyers, architects and people from various industries where arbitration is applied to resolve disputes

About ALA Academy

ALA is a professional development arm of Brickfields Asia College and primarily focuses on bridging the gap between a formal legal education and what is required from the legal industry. We seek to provide an avenue where law students and aspiring legal practitioners can equip themselves with the necessary skill sets upon setting foot into the legal industry. ALA collaborates with industry professionals to provide focused and practical programmes ranging from more advanced and in-depth Pro-Plus courses to Bootcamps, Masterclasses, Advocacy Prep Sessions, Workshops, Webinars and Career Fairs which are directed more towards budding law students and young practitioners. Additionally, we also run the ALA Value Add Course that are conducted year-round for students.

All ALA courses will be awarded by Brickfields Asia College 

About Brickfields Asia College

BAC has been offering top quality tertiary education since 1991 and has a proven track record of producing excellent results for our various programs. Our students have consistently won top globally-recognised academic awards for the subjects of Business and Law.

Who should attend:

  • Legal Practitioners
  • Law Students
  • Professionals in the field of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • Participants are also required to bring along their laptops during this course. (Please avoid bringing work laptops that may limit your access to external domains)

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Arbitration
  • Malaysian Arbitration Laws
  • Arbitration Agreement
  • Applicable Laws in Arbitration
  • The Appointment of the Tribunal
  • Jurisdiction and Powers
  • The Arbitral Proceedings (Part 1)
  • The Arbitral Proceedings (Part 2)
  • Awards Challenge/ Enforcement of Awards
  • Arbitration in Motion
  • Review of Syllabus & Past Year Question Review

The Professional Diploma in International Arbitration course is run in conjunction with the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb).

MIArb was established in 1991 with the aim to promote methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and has an illustrious history and tradition of providing premiere training in ADR.

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