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The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

Management Forum
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: Management Forum

Management Forum

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Reviews by course attendees

John
(4)
Overall it was a worthwhile course.
Victoria
(5)
I very much enjoyed the course. Overall great content, hands-on and actionable guidance and tips that I bring back to work! I feel really inspired now to start implementing improvements in how I carry out work based on new mindset and tools acquired!
Florian
(5)
Mark Prebble and Robert Mowbray were excellent speakers and presented their content in a vivid, hands on way which all participants of the course enjoyed.
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