Non-Legal Skills for In-House Lawyers

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  • Start Date

    31 Mar, 2020

  • End Date

    03 Apr, 2020

  • Price

    ₦250,000

  • WiFi

    Free wifi available

Event Details

This newly designed three day course is tailored specifically for Legal Counsel keen to meet the demands of business leaders who want their lawyers to deliver increasingly client-focused levels of service and continue their evolution as true partners in the business.

Participants will learn about:

  • What motivates you and others
  • Recognising your own biases
  • Optimising overall performance by developing clear and effective communication skills
  • Manoeuvring office politics
  • Developing more personal influence
  • Building your confidence and ability to work with other people

 

CONTENT

Understanding and Developing Emotional Intelligence

  • Become self-aware about your strengths and weaknesses
  • Manage yourself according to the needs of your organisation
  • Be socially aware about other people, and the politics of your organisation
  • Build healthy relationship management among colleagues


Communication Skills

  • Communicating clearly and effectively
  • Choosing the right communication method
  • Active listening
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Accept and provide feedback in a constructive and considerate way

 

Collaboration

  • Recognising team dynamics
  • Understanding and adapting to workplace culture and practices
  • Across generations
  • Overcoming challenges

 

Problem-solving

  • Problem-solving styles
  • Constructive controversy
  • Problem solving models
  • Proactive crisis management


Influencing and Persuading

  • How to explain complex legal concepts to non-legal colleagues
  • Building your own personal presence, credibility and gravitas
  • The psychology of persuasion; 6 principles to consider

 

Assertiveness

  • How to speak up and get people to listen
  • Get your point of view across confidently, without upsetting others or yourself
  • Learn to say NO when you need to

 

Constructive Conflict Management

  • Common sources of conflict
  • Options for managing conflict
  • How to have difficult conversations
  • Strategies for handling unreasonable and difficult colleagues
  • Forging alliances

 

Building Resilience

  • Lawyer negativity and burnout
  • Recognise what triggers your “buttons”
  • Rest, recovery and recharge
  • Envision choices and adjust perspective; but know when to quit
  • Stress busters

 

FOR WHOM:

In-house Lawyers, Human Resource Managers, Legal Officers and others who perform related functions.

 

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

Date:

1ST BATCH               31st Mar– 3rd April, 2020    

2ND BATCH              27th –30th July, 2020

3RD BATCH              3rd – 6th November, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
31 Mar, 2020 03 Apr, 2020
Start Date End Date
27 Jul, 2020 30 Jul, 2020
Start Date End Date
03 Nov, 2020 06 Nov, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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