Here you will find answers to questions often asked about our courses.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE INTRODUCTORY COURSE AND THE FACILITATION COURSE?
«Dialogue in Conflict» is an introductory course focusing on the dialogue approach and conflict analysis. This course is open to everyone and requires no prior knowledge. The facilitation course is intended for those who want to learn more and to practice facilitating dialogues. Completion of the introductory course qualifies for participation in the facilitation course.
DOES THIS TRAINING PROVIDE ANY CERTIFICATION?
As this training does not consist of any standardized exam, participants are not eligible for certification. They will, however, receive a training certificate upon completion issued by the NCPD with information about training content etc.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE FEE COVER?
The course fee includes participation in the actual course, accommodations and three daily meals, including a meal Sunday upon arrival. The participants must cover any other expenses.
ARE THERE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN YOUR COURSES?
Participants are selected based on motivation, background, and availability. For the introductory course «Dialogue in Conflicts», there are no formal requirements for participation. Participation in the course «Dialogue facilitation» requires completion of the introductory course, participation in a similar course or extensive experience from dialogue work.
ON WHICH WEEKDAY DO THE COURSES START?
The courses start on Monday morning, but we recommend arriving on Sunday evening.
CAN THE CENTER PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS?
Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue does not offer scholarships outside our own network and partners.
HOW OFTEN ARE THE COURSES HELD?
Each course is offered once a year. The Nansen Center can, however, offer similar, tailor-made courses for groups throughout the year.
For further information, pleace contact us.