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Essential Project Management Skills for In-house Lawyers Training Course

Project management skills are a completely different ball game from the technical role of practicing law, and legal project management comes with it's own unique challenges. This intensive masterclass will give you the essential skills you need to succeed.

15 May 2024
+ 3 July 2024 »

from £299

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Legal project management is a key skills area for the successful in-house lawyer. Project management skills are relevant to many job roles but in the legal arena there are unique processes and challenges that also need to be taken into consideration.

Are you fully up to date with the best practices for managing legal projects effectively, to time and budget? This intense masterclass will give you the skills you need to be successful in this area of your role. 

This training course is part of our collection of Legal Function Training Courses for the in-house lawyer.

Benefits of attending

During this masterclass, the expert trainer will share his knowledge and skills-base to help you:

  • Understand how to agree the scope and objectives of a project
  • Develop your skills in understanding the availability of resources
  • Consider how to initiate projects and get buy-in from team members
  • Gain knowledge of working to timescales and within budgets
  • Learn how to monitor progress and communicate that to stakeholders
  • Get to grips with paying attention to detail

Who should attend?

This interactive webinar has been specifically designed for busy in-house and corporate lawyers dealing with multiple projects. The key skills discussed are essential for all managers of legal teams who want to support their business by implementing, managing and bringing projects to a successful conclusion, on time and to budget. 

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The Essential Project Management Skills for In-house Lawyers course will cover:

Identifying the project, its aims, timescales, budget and delivery targets

  • Project aims
  • Timescales
  • Budget 
  • Delivery targets

Getting buy-in from your team and communicating with stakeholders

  • Identifying the stakeholders
  • Levels of engagement
  • Capacity and capability to complete a project
  • Effective teambuilding and motivation
  • Communication skills

Tracking the progress of a project and adjusting the plan if necessary

  • Budgets and timescales
  • KPI systems
  • Reviewing and monitoring projects

Bringing the project to a successful conclusion and learning from the experience

  • Identifying potential risks and their potential impact
  • Reporting and communicating results
  • Evaluating the project

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Olivier Corticchiato
Intellectual Property Consulting

Olivier Corticchiato is an independent intellectual property consultant. He combines strong international experiences in leading IP teams for major global companies. He was until recently European Patent Attorney and Head of Centre of Competence – Patent Oppositions at Nestlé, and before that he was at Proctor & Gamble. His speciality areas include patent, IP, IP portfolio, design rights, EPC, European Patent Convention, contracts, confidentiality, oppositions, litigation, valuation, appeal, agreements, R&D, business development, litigation, IP M&A and IP due diligence.

His extensive experience in IP, R&D, consumer understanding and IP M&A, means Olivier is legitimate at operating in the inner circle of IP-Legal, and innovation/R&D, business/marketing.

He acquired the experience of people management in his various R&D and IP positions and attaches importance to shaping organizations to match the business objectives. Developing strategies, sharing and advising organizations in the field of R&D and intellectual property have become his fundamental direction.

He says: "Intellectual Property is not an island of obscure and boring legal rights - Intellectual Property rights are dynamic assets that companies must extract value from, primarily by securing competitive advantage over time".

More details

NEW higher discounts for multiple bookings - bring your colleagues to make your training budget go further:

  • 30% off the 2nd delegate*
  • 40% off the 3rd delegate*
  • 50% off the 4th delegate*

Please contact us for pricing if you are interested in booking 5 or more delegates

15 May 2024

Live online

13:30-17:00 UK (London) (UTC+01)
14:30-18:00 Paris (UTC+02)
08:30-12:00 New York (UTC-04)
Course code 14168

  • GBP 299 349
  • EUR 439 509
  • USD 501 579

Until 10 Apr

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3 July 2024

Live online

13:30-17:00 UK (London) (UTC+01)
14:30-18:00 Paris (UTC+02)
08:30-12:00 New York (UTC-04)
Course code 14169

  • GBP 299 349
  • EUR 439 509
  • USD 501 579

Until 29 May

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for 7 days, no obligation

* Early booking discounts may not be combined with other discounts or offers. As such, the discounts for 2nd/3rd/4th delegates are based on the full price.

Multiple colleagues? See above for details of our discounts for 2, 3, or 4 delegates. For more, talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra Beer

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

Yesim Nurko

Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749