This programme introduces the essential business skills required to succeed in today's competitive corporate legal environment. You will cover a range of subjects including:
- Finance & Accounting - Improve your financial literacy and situate the importance of finance within wider business and leadership.
- Stakeholder Management – recognise how in-house counsel are part of a wider web of stakeholder relationships that extend well beyond the legal department and learn various strategies for managing these relationships.
- Strategy - Empower yourself to represent your organisation at any level and infuse the principles of good governance into your business.
- Developing a powerful personal brand - Explore how to enhance your personal brand and reputation, in person and digitally, to support your professional success.
- Leadership - Learn powerful techniques to enhance your working relationships and achieve better outcomes.
You can choose the Virtual or In-person format:
- Virtual: Every Tuesday from 21 February to 4 April 2023, part-time
- In-person: 14 to 16 June 2023, full-time at King’s Business School, Strand Campus
Terms and Conditions for executive short courses.
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Who is this course for?
- Created in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel, this programme has been specially designed to meet the needs of in-house and corporate counsel. The course is available to ACC members.
- Non-ACC members will be able to register for a place and will be contacted to join ACC after registration.
In order to allow all participants to get the most out of the course we require you to:
- Be a member of the Association Corporate Counsel
- And/or be working in an in-house or general counsel (or similar) role.
- Full fee £3,500
- ACC member fee £2,400
- ACC in-transition fee £1,600
- Full fee £4,500
- ACC member fee £3,530
- ACC in-transition fee £2,675
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Developed and hosted by King’s College London, who have a long and rich tradition educating London’s legal profession, you will expand your professional network studying with a peer group of in-house and corporate lawyers from a wide variety of organisations.
You will be able to immediately implement the learnings from the course to effectively manage work relationships, make better decisions that positively impact your businesses, increase your confidence, and expand your professional skillsets.
- Develop a working knowledge of company accounts and financial statements.
- Explore the human resource management challenges and opportunities of high-performance environments.
- Enhance your understanding of how in-house counsel can work more effectively with all areas of the business in a multi-stakeholder environment.
- Build your foundational knowledge of strategy formulation and implementation and how businesses respond to crises and disruption.
- Benefit from leadership development exercises that will develop your executive presence and equip you to adroitly empower and motivate your teams.
- On completion of the programme you will receive a certificate from King’s College London and will remain part of our executive education alumni community, offering you opportunities for continuing development, discounts on future courses and access to our thought leadership and events.
- Network with,and learn alongside managers & leaders from a broad range of roles, sectors and professions to bring you new perspectives & ideas.
This programme is designed to be interactive, including ample time for networking & discussion with your peers, and all graduates of the programme will join King's Business School's alumni community.
Following the programme, I audited my professional social media platforms and have now adopted a more consistent approach across all my platforms. I am also making more strategic decisions within my company, and getting more visibility from management.
Anita Omonuwa Ogbalu, Corporate Council, MTN Nigeria
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Learn from the experts
At King’s Business School, our work fits into themes focused around the biggest problems facing organisations today, and this course brings together Faculty members with a wealth of experience in research and practice.
Over the course of the programme, we also invite guest speakers from industry to share their insights and discuss their own practice & leadership experiences.
Crawford is Professor of Accounting and Vice Dean for Executive Education at King’s Business School. He has held full-time academic appointments in the UK, the UAE and Canada, as well as visiting positions in France, Spain, Norway and Japan. His research in principally focussed on the sociology of the professions, financial professional groups, how they negotiate political, social, cultural and economic change, and comparing these cross nationally. He is an experienced executive education instructor, the director of the King’s Finance for Strategic Impact programme and was previously director of the Executive MBA programme at Warwick Business School.
Gillian Brooks is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Strategic Marketing. She joined the faculty from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Trained as a sociologist, Gillian investigates core topics in consumer behaviour, social media and marketing strategy. Her research has been published in the Journal of Marketing, Forbes, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times and Newsweek. Previously, she was a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. Prior to entering academia, Gillian worked as a publicist at a global media relations firm in Toronto, Canada.
Ali is a Lecturer in Work Psychology and Human Resource Management. Her research interests are in professional careers, emotions in the workplace and gender. She has worked with a broad range of institutions and published in leading academic journals, including The Law Society Gazette.
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