Introduction to Mediation skills training in navigating challenging farm family succession, inheritance and farm progression conversations.

Presented by Clare O'Keeffe, Succession Ireland. From Tue 07 Nov 2023 to Tue 07 Nov 2023

2 CPD Points

Agricultural sector training.

Introduction to Mediation skills training in navigating challenging farm family succession, inheritance and farm progression conversations.


  • Presented by Clare O’Keeffe.
  • Online using Zoom
    2 CPD

Dates:  Delivered online using Zoom
              Each session is 2 hour

Venue: Online via Zoom 

Time: 9.30am - 11.30am This course is delivered live.

Date options for this training are: 

  • Tuesday November 7th 2023
  • Tuesday February 6th 2024
  • Tuesday April 16th 2024
  • Tuesday June 4th 2024

Cost:      €85.00

Trainer: Clare O’Keeffe. Nuffield Scholar, Certified Farm Transition Coordinator & Mediator

 B.A. Econ., M. Agr. Sc Extension & Innovation. For further information and testimonials on the trainer


CPD: This training qualifies for 2 CPD points on course completion.

Training content:

Farmer, family and the farm business identity. Intertwined complexities.

Understanding the journey to date - listening skills.

Generational differences. Values and beliefs.

Addressing assumptions, expectations, entitlements. Asset rich and cash poor, non-discussions.


Outcomes of the training:

Create an appetite and appreciation for mediating within farming and the agri sector. One case at a time working through the emotional, cognitive and physical challenges facing individual farm families becoming unstuck.

Develop a deeper understanding of complex conversations pertaining to the agricultural and rural communities.

Incorporate and sustain self-care and reflective practise.

Testimonials on the training:

What did you find most valuable for you as part of the course?      

“The background to succession decisions on farm”

“Learning tips, setting agendas & ground rules”

“How to deal with mediation. The skill set required. The important of asking the correct question”

 “How to prep before a meeting”


Booking Form:  

Payment: Payment by interbank transfer or Revolut.

Payment and receipt of completed booking form secures booking.

Email for a booking form.

For further enquiries call 086 6013365

Places are allocated on a booking with payment secures the booking for training. Course numbers will be limited to 20 participants per course. Each course is a stand-alone course where each group of participants may share the learning within their own group.

Cancellation: If cancelled 14 days in advance of the course commencing, a full refund will be returned less an administration cost of €25.00. No refund if cancelled less than 14 days to course commencing. However, a substitute person may attend the full course instead with an administration charge of €25.00.

The trainer retains the right to cancel or postpone the course in the event that there are not sufficient numbers booked.  


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