Helene Russell

Hélène Russell, founder of The Knowledge Business, is a UK solicitor (non-practising) and specialist in Knowledge, Learning and Innovation. After 8 years in practice, primarily in clinical negligence litigation defence, she has worked as a self-employed knowledge management consultant for 13 years. Hélène specialises in practical tools to improve the efficiency and profitability of real-life law firms.

Hélène has extensive experience in business strategy, project management and teaching leadership skills. She runs a popular 'KM Strategy + coaching' course in UK and has written short form and lengthy strategies for a variety of law firms, as well, of course, as writing her own business’s strategy. Hélène has spoken at various events, including Ark’s KM Legal, Lexpo-18, for UWE, St Andrew’s University, BLS and Allice, and chaired international conferences.

She runs a global online KM training and networking group and is a core committee member organising the annual UK Knowledge Mobilisation Conference and Chair of CILIP’s Knowledge and Information Management Special Interest Group. Hélène has an executive MBA with distinction (which included a strategy module), and she is the sole author of two textbooks, contributor to five of Ark’s multi-author books and is currently contracted to Facet Publishing to write a handbook on KM Strategy.

 

 

  • Next: 16 May 2024 Live online
  • Also: 1 Aug 2024 Live online
  • Also: 6 Nov 2024 Live online

Understanding and Improving Business Processes

New for 2024

Live online

This highly focussed course will give you the knowledge and skills to evaluate and optimise your organisations strategies for understanding and improving business processes.

  • 6 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 5 Jun 2024 Live online
  • Also: 19 Sep 2024 Live online

Change Management for In-house Lawyers

New for 2024

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Proactively managing change can be challenging and sometimes complicated. This highly focussed course will give you the latest best practice tools and techniques you need to have alongside your legal knowledge and skills in order to succeed.

  • 6 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 19 Jun 2024 Live online
  • Also: 26 Sep 2024 Live online
  • Also: 3 Dec 2024 Live online

Essential Skills for Writing Successful Business Cases

New for 2024

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This masterclass will give you the skills and understanding to write clear, compelling and factual documents to give your business initiatives the best chance of success.

  • 3 CPD hours Masterclass
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 3 Jul 2024 Live online
  • Also: 1-2 Oct 2024 Live online

Essential Skills of the High Achieving In-House Lawyer

Live online

This in-house lawyer training course is a highly focussed one-day event that has been specially designed to give in-house lawyers the essential skills they need to succeed as a valuable and integral part of their organisation.

  • 6 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 15-17 Jul 2024 Classroom
  • Also: 16-18 Oct 2024 Live online

3-day Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

Live online, Classroom

Business skills are a completely different ball game from the technical role of practicing law, but in-house lawyers must have these skills to succeed in a business setting. This inspirational 3-day programme draws on the latest MBA thinking to focus on real issues confronting todays in-house legal departments.

  • 18 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 15-18 Jul 2024 Classroom

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers Summer School

Summer school

Classroom

This inspirational summer school has been designed to draw on the latest MBA thinking to focus on real issues confronting todays in-house legal departments.

  • 24 CPD hours Intensive
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 23 Jul 2024 Live online
  • Also: 7 Oct 2024 Live online

Organisational Storytelling for Successful Business Leaders

New for 2024

Live online

A two-part deep dive into the benefits of storytelling for your organisation. Develop your skills to deliver engaging presentations to connect with people in an impactful way.

  • 6 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Helene Russell
  • Next: 31 Jul 2024 Live online
  • Also: 4 Oct 2024 Live online
  • Also: 30 Jan 2025 Live online

Becoming an In-house Lawyer - Navigating your path to corporate success

New for 2024

Live online

Moving from private practice to an in-house lawyer position brings many challenges, aswell as benefits. Attending this course will give you the knowledge to make the leap and set you on your way to success.

  • 3 CPD hours Masterclass
  • Presented by Helene Russell