Legal project management for business support

Legal project management for business support

The ability to use legal project management skills to deliver great results for clients is becoming an essential part of any successful law firm’s offering. Our courses help you meet that objective.

Legal project management for business support to help you use appropriate project management to deliver excellent legal services.

Who is it for?

Suitable for trainees, lawyers, case management staff and those in business support roles.

  • PSC Elective accredited
  • Recommended for SQE Gap training

Course content

E-learning

E-learning overview

This short e-learning course is a call to action. A 15-minute introductory module explaining the benefits of LPM to people with limited exposure or experience.

The tools used to deliver legal services are evolving and the impact of COVID19 has  rapidly accelerated the pace of change.

Progressive firms are expanding their LPM capabilities to improve service delivery, better manage remote teams and make more profit.

This course introduces the benefits of Legal Project Management – for you and your clients.

Content

  1. What goes wrong? Common problems in matter delivery explored
  2. The pitch – how LPM can address or mitigate those problems
  3. The project management cycle explained in overview
  4. A brief analysis of whether lawyers ‘do projects’
  5. The key benefits to your clients
  6. The key benefits to your firm (and you)
  7. What do clients say? Contributions from GC
  8. What next?

Outcomes

As a result of this course, you will:

  • Understand the benefits of developing your LPM capabilities
  • Consider key questions
    • Do lawyers do projects?
    • How can LPM help me to do my job better?
  • Hear the client’s perspective
  • Be encouraged to find out more

Format

A short (15-20 minute) stand-alone introduction to LPM

Delegates

Perfect for anyone working in a law firm who wants a quick overview of LPM and its benefits – from paralegals to senior lawyers, and those in business support roles 

Duration

15-20 minutes

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