Management CPD

GENERAL OVERVIEW SCHEDULED/NON-SCHEDULED MANAGEMENT CPD

In 2019 CPD-Philanthropy provides a suite of 63 up-to-date 1 hour course modules within the area of Legal Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 

We invite you to build your own CPD programme from CPD-Philanthropy's 2019 Legal CPD conference, seminar and e-learning programme by combining course modules to reflect your requirements: 2019 LEGAL CPD PROGRAMME 

As far as possible course module descriptors state aims, learning outcomes, content & net duration.

Please Note:

  • New 2019 and additional 2018 course descriptors and updates are being uploaded incrementally throughout the year. 
  • Legal course modules are designed to comply with annual CPD requirements for Solicitors (20 hours legal CPD).
MANAGEMENT/PROFESSIONAL SKILLS CPD for Solicitors

Mediation - A Tool to Manage Difficult Cases (Click link for more information)

The Mediation Act 2017 came into force in January 2018. This one hour lecture will deal with the changes which the act has brought about in relation to practice and procedure surrounding Mediation. The lecture will focus ,in particular, on how Mediation can be used by practitioners in relation to dealing with difficult cases and it will highlight the types of cases for which Mediation is appropriate.

The Mediation Act 2017 (Click link for more information)

With the recent introduction of The Mediation Act 2017, alternative dispute resolution is set to become much more common in civil and commercial law cases. This one hour lecture will cover the most pertinent points of the new legislation, for practitioners.

Managing Lay Litigants (Click link for more information)

In recent years, the Courts have seen a rise in the number of litigants representing themselves in person. This situation often occurs in debt collection cases, repossession, property law, landlord and tenant case, employment law and family law. This one hour module deals with the difficulties faced by lawyers dealing with lay litigants. 

Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (Click link for more information)

Is your business EU Data Protection ready? This one hour lecture deals with the rules under the new law and the consequences of non-compliance.

Managing Workplace Investigations (Click link for more information)

Module descriptor will be published shortly. To book this lecture/e-lecture please follow the link provided.

Managing Bullying and Harassment claims in the workplace (Click link for more information)

The Supreme Court have set out a number of clear principles which clarify the law in this area. This one hour lecture deals with how an employer should approach these cases, going forward.

An update on Legal Costs Case Law / 2017 (Click link for more information)

This one hour seminar deals with the recent changes in the law, on costs, brought about by the introduction of The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 along with an analysis of the recent case law.

Legal Professional Negligence – Recent Case law / 2017 (Click link for more information)

This lecture will focus on the latest cases from the High Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in relation to professional negligence.

An update on Undertakings / 2017 (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture deals with the latest case law from the Superior Courts on undertakings and will highlight the potential pitfalls to avoid.

Legal Costs and The Legal Costs Adjudicator  (Click link for more information)

The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 was published on the 30th December 2015 and brings about significant changes, which will come in to affect once the Act is commenced by the Minister for Justice and Law Reform.

The Taxing Masters office will be renamed the “Office of the Legal Costs Adjudicator” and number of additional powers have been extended to the office of the Legal Costs Adjudicator under Section 151. The Powers of Legal Costs Adjudicator are set out in S.156 and further changes will be made in relation to percentage charging. This lecture seeks to cover the main changes which the Act brings about and deals with the implications for Solicitors.

Managing Employees (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces you to the various issues surrounding the recruitment, training and managing of employees in a busy practice. It highlights various legal pitfalls which employers should be aware of in order to ensure compliance with employment law and in order to avoid potential litigation.

Risk management: Solicitor’s undertakings (Click link for more information)

This short module, introduces you to the recent Solicitor cases which have appeared in The Solicitor’s List and The High Court. It analyses up-to-date case law involving Solicitors and The Law Society ,alleged conflicts of interest, disgruntled clients and professional negligence cases. The module highlights how to avoid potential litigation and how to ensure compliance with Solicitor’s Regulations.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Click link for more information)

This module deals with Mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution. With The introduction of The Arbitration Act 2010, The Mediation Bill which is currently in process and the various Court rules allowing for Mediation, this is an alternative dispute mechanism which every practitioner must become familiar with. This module covers all of the relevant legislation, Court Rule and cases in the area, the types of cases Mediation suits and the rules for running a Mediation in practice.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Management training courses are open to all professionals. CPD-Philanthropy encourages cross-sectoral learning as far as professionals themselves find useful. CPD-Philanthropy offers various 3.5 to 6 hour bespoke training course modules within the area of day to day Management  and Professional Skills.  

Course module descriptors state indicative aims, learning outcomes, content  and relevance. Same will be adjusted to suit the particular context of the training intervention. Minimum numbers apply for bespoke training. Within the broader Management category we offer the following courses:

Managing Projects and Change (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces attendees to the principles behind effective project and change management practice. It considers drivers of change and introduces an array of responses to change. It is particularly relevant for those involved in managing and implementing change processes.

Managing for Creativity and Innovation (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces key-aspects pertaining sustainable creative management. It considers principles underpinning creativity, perception and development while highlighting avenues for organising innovation. It is particularly relevant for those wishing to enhance innovative and creative capabilities within organisations and at individual level.

Managing Operations (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces key-dimensions of operations management in determining efficiency and effectiveness. It considers operations management from strategic, business and functional perspectives. The module is particularly relevant from operations design, management and improvement perspectives.

Managing for Results (Project Cycle Management) (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces monitoring/controlling and evaluation within a project cycle management framework. It considers the interplay between monitoring and evaluation in terms of both content and consistency. It is particularly relevant from appraisal, qualitative and/or quantitative performance management perspectives.

Governance: Rules & Regulations  (Click link for more information)

On request. Please contact us by clicking HERE.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Creative Management (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces you to facilitation and networking within flat management structures. It considers staff empowerment, coordination and short-communication lines in theory and practice. This module is particularity relevant from creative and soft human resource management perspectives.

Managing Negotiations (Click link for more information)

On request. Please contact us by clicking HERE.

Communicating Effectively (Click link for more information)

On request. Please contact us by clicking HERE.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Managing People (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces a framework which entails the core activities of managing people. It considers context, culture, motivation and wider human resource management related matters. It is particularly relevant from line management, human resource coordination and management perspectives.

Managing Health and Safety   (Click link for more information)

On request. Please contact us by clicking HERE.

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Managing Marketing  (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces the cornerstones of managing marketing from understanding customers and marketing strategy, to customer satisfaction. It considers consumer/buyer behavioural factors, emotion, product/service positioning, managing relationships among other things. This module is of particular relevance from value creation, marketing strategy and growth perspectives.

CSR and Reputation Management  (Click link for more information)

This short module introduces ‘corporate social responsibility’ CSR and its underlying assumptions as an important element of business strategy. It considers CSR frameworks, CSR principles and codes in the wider context of brand identity and reputation management. This module is of particular relevance from stakeholder management, competitive advantage, marketing and public relations perspectives.

Managing Communications and Public Relations (Click link for more information)

On request. Please contact us by clicking HERE.

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