This page features presentations, recordings and other useful resources from our training events. Please note this is not a full listing of our events. To ensure you are kept up-to-date, check out events listings and register your details.
Understanding Financial Statements
As the services provided by in-house lawyers require commercial acumen and business knowledge, it is increasingly important for you to be able to quickly and succinctly understand the financial performance of your organisation by reviewing its key financial statements. This workshop will give you the confidence and ability to review a set of financial statements to ascertain how any business has performed financially, plus have the ability to ask informed questions of its management team and other professional advisers.
Understanding the economy and how it affects your customers or clients
This workshop will help you to understand why changes in the economy are so important to your business and to your customers or clients. By keeping up to date with changes in the economy, not only will you be better able to understand why your customers or clients respond in the way that they do, but also be able to see ahead of time the type of decisions that they are likely to face.
MBA Essentials for Lawyers
Do you want to demonstrate a deeper understanding of any business, its industry, market, needs and concerns? Do you want to be confident that you are asking the most pertinent questions and so providing more effective legal advice allied to a business’s strategy? If so, then the MBA Essentials for Lawyers course will be just what you are looking for. With MBA graduates leading most major companies at a strategic level, professional advisors need to be in tune with the skills and practices they are using as well as their strategic logic. The course will provide you with the most up-to-date MBA models, frameworks, tools and techniques in a form and context applicable to the work of a lawyer.
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Elite Influence for In-house Lawyers
We are all trying to influence people and other organisations daily, whether that’s with our own teams, with a client, or across industry. Whatever your influence challenge and whatever decision, behaviour or thinking you are trying to change, how much more effective would you be if you could wield elite influence skill with precision and deliberation?
The ubiquity of technology and expertise is removing competitive advantage from business. In an increasingly digital world, where the strength of our relationships defines our success, human influencing skills are more powerful than ever.
In this workshop we look at some of the models and tools used successfully on high-stakes military intelligence operations and learn how we can apply them to our business challenges.
The Confidence Academy
We all know that being a technical expert is no longer enough and that there are many other skills required to be a confident and successful lawyer. This in-depth workshop will look at what confidence means to you and explore the essential psychological, physical and vocal skills required to demonstrate confidence, along with understanding personality and persuasion styles and the essential role of authenticity. This half-day Confidence Academy is intended to be extremely practical, engaging and individually rewarding.
The workshop will look at the following and will be run by two highly experienced, qualified and engaging communication experts.
- What does confidence mean to you?
- Psychological aspects of confidence
- Physical aspects of confidence
- Presenting with confidence
- Personality and persuasion
- Speaking to be heard
Stress Management: Surviving or Thriving
With the increasing demands and pace of life in a rapidly changing world, the word “stress” is everywhere, but often misused. Whilst stress remains a major drain on both personal and business resources, much can be done to not just alleviate it but build abilities and skills that generate healthy personal practices in a healthy working environment. In this workshop, we will unlock the concept, explore the science and learn about not just coping but thriving.
The workshop offers an opportunity for you to take a step back, re-appraise and start putting theory into practice. It will cover:
- What the word means, its causes, effects, and long term implications
- What is burnout, how do I recognise and prevent it?
- The underlying science and the relationship with performance and productivity
- The role of emotional intelligence, what that is and why it matters
- What does flourishing mean to me and how do I get there?