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The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers Training Course

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department


Why you should attend

This inspirational 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 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. By attending this intensive course, you will benefit from their considerable expertise and have time to explore new skills and ways of working under their guidance to ensure you succeed in a demanding role.

This programme also offers a unique networking opportunity to share existing best practice and established industry-wide norms with colleagues from different organisations and countries.

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

Who should attend?

This course will be particularly beneficial to:

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

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Book or reserve now

We do not currently have dates confirmed for this course; please contact us to be informed when it is scheduled; or to discuss running this course on an in-house basis for your staff.

Continuing professional development

This course qualifies for 24 hours for your CPD records.
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Customised in-house training

We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation and deliver it at your location and/or online.

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