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The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

Falconbury Ltd
Course summary
4 days
2,599 GBP excl. VAT
English
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 26/11/2019 - London
Course Dates
London
26/11/2019   (English)
2,599 GBP
23/06/2020   (English)
2,599 GBP

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

Why You Should Attend

This intensive four-day programme uses the latest MBA thinking and techniques to focus on the real and challenging issues that are confronting today’s in-house legal departments.

The expert trainers from a legal and business background will share with participants their own experiences from working as in-house lawyers and business managers. They will refer to and explore up-to-the-minute management and leadership methodologies and techniques. This programme also offers a unique networking opportunity to share existing best practice and establish industry-wide norms with colleagues from different organisations and countries.

Who should attend:

  • Heads of legal departments
  • Legal affairs directors and managers
  • Senior corporate counsel and advisors
  • Legal departments CEOs
  • Key corporate law team members
  • Private practice lawyers seeking a switch to an in-house role

What Are The Objectives Of This Course?

As a result of attending this programme, you will be able to:

  • Engage with business colleagues when strategic choices are being made
  • Review the role and strategy of the in-house legal function
  • Define and demonstrate the rationale and value of the legal department to the rest of the organisation
  • Achieve better outcomes by applying project management techniques
  • Mobilise more effective teamwork within and outside the legal team
  • Participate more confidently in discussions involving financial analysis
  • Withstand cost cutting pressures by highlighting coherent resource priorities
  • Establish strong working relationships with business colleagues in order to influence behaviour and attitudes towards legal issues
  • Manage and lead the in-house legal team to high performance
  • Access and enhance core leadership management techniques in the context of effective change management
  • Pursue the best remuneration options with external law firms and gain value for money from their services
  • Examine and understand how successful Heads of Legal have applied a commercial and strategic focus to achieve results
  • Measure and boost the performance of the legal team through valuable assessment and coaching

Programme At A Glance...

Module 1: Business strategy and strategic planning

Your strategy

Strategy, tactics and choices

Strategies for winning vs strategies for success

Module 2: Developing your strategy for legal services

Selecting and selling the right options for the provision of legal services

Module 3: Leading and managing strategic change

Strategy, change and people

How you experience change

The change toolkit

Module 4: Project management and teamwork

The essentials of project management

Teamwork

Module 5: Understanding the business from a financial perspective

The history and the accounts

The future and the need for business processes

Module 6: Managing a budget and external expenditure

Managing fees with external law firms

The problems with traditional fee arrangements

Finding ways of operating more creative and ‘winwin’ fee arrangements

Module 7: People management and leadership

Understanding and fostering motivation and engagement

Emotional intelligence and leadership qualities

Module 8: Influencing and decision-making

The view from the other side

Question and answer consultation session with Mark Prebble

Provider: Falconbury Ltd

Falconbury - Training Solutions for Businesses and Professionals

Falconbury specialise in business and management training, legal training and executive education for individuals and teams across all types of organisations, large and small, public and private, domestic and international. Falconbury are confident that you will find a training solution...


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Falconbury Ltd

10-12 Rivington Street
EC2A 3DU London

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