Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers (London, United Kingdom - November 24-27, 2020) -

DUBLIN--()--The "The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers" conference has been added to's offering.

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department

Why you should attend

This intensive four-day programme uses the latest MBA thinking and techniques to focus on the real and challenging issues that are confronting today's in-house legal departments.

The expert trainers from a legal and business background will share with participants their own experiences from working as in-house lawyers and business managers. They will refer to and explore up-to-the-minute management and leadership methodologies and techniques. This programme also offers a unique networking opportunity to share existing best practice and establish industry-wide norms with colleagues from different organisations and countries.

What are the objectives of this course?

As a result of attending this programme, you will be able to:

  • Engage with business colleagues when strategic choices are being made
  • Review the role and strategy of the in-house legal function
  • Define and demonstrate the rationale and value of the legal department to the rest of the organisation
  • Achieve better outcomes by applying project management techniques
  • Mobilise more effective teamwork within and outside the legal team
  • Participate more confidently in discussions involving financial analysis
  • Withstand cost cutting pressures by highlighting coherent resource priorities
  • Establish strong working relationships with business colleagues in order to influence behaviour and attitudes towards legal issues
  • Manage and lead the in-house legal team to high performance
  • Access and enhance core leadership management techniques in the context of effective change management
  • Pursue the best remuneration options with external law firms and gain value for money from their services
  • Examine and understand how successful Heads of Legal have applied a commercial and strategic focus to achieve results
  • Measure and boost the performance of the legal team through valuable assessment and coaching

Who Should Attend:

  • Heads of legal departments
  • Legal affairs directors and managers
  • Senior corporate counsel and advisors
  • Legal departments CEOs
  • Key corporate law team members
  • Private practice lawyers seeking a switch to an in-house role


Module 1: Business strategy and strategic planning

  • Your strategy
  • Strategy, tactics and choices
  • Strategies for winning vs strategies for success

Module 2: Developing your strategy for legal services

  • Selecting and selling the right options for the provision of legal services

Module 3: Leading and managing strategic change

  • Strategy, change and people
  • How you experience change
  • The change toolkit

Module 4: Project management and teamwork

  • The essentials of project management
  • Teamwork

Module 5: Understanding the business from a financial perspective

  • The history and the accounts
  • The future and the need for business processes

Module 6: Managing a budget and external expenditure

  • Managing fees with external law firms
  • The problems with traditional fee arrangements
  • Finding ways of operating more creative and winwin' fee arrangements

Module 7: People management and leadership

  • Understanding and fostering motivation and engagement
  • Emotional intelligence and leadership qualities

Module 8: Influencing and decision-making

  • The view from the other side
  • Question and answer consultation session with Mark Prebble

For more information about this conference visit

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900