Legal Project Management
This course will demonstrate how to apply traditional and agile project management methods to the management of legal service matters (cases and transactions) and to the management of legal service enterprises, such as law firms, in-house legal departments of public and private organizations, and the courts. This course aims to further define and to apply the global standards of project management to distinct legal enterprises and legal services. The overall learning objectives are to gain an understanding of how to apply project management methods to legal services and to the management of law firms, legal departments, and the courts; and to acquire critiqued experience in utilizing these methods. The content and subject matter presented in this class are aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide, Fifth Edition) and other appropriate Project Management Institute (PMI) global standards.
You'll Walk Away with
- The ability to apply each phase of the project management life cycle to the management of legal services
- Experience working individually and in teams on projects pertaining to case matters and legal enterprise functions
- An understanding of how to utilize methods to assess and manage project risk
- The skills to facilitate the utilization of project management methods among those with little experience working on tight schedules