Applied Legal Project Management eLearning Program
The Institute believes in practical and in-depth education that can lead to your professional recognition with a globally-recognised LPM certification.
Join us to get insights into the Legal Project Management (LPM) discipline that provides critical skills for those working in legal project teams or supporting legal matters, and get a toolbox of 12 workplace templates that can improve your legal practice and results.
This Applied Legal Project Management online course offers 20 key learning modules, over 20 videos and 12 downloadable workplace modifiable templates to use, meeting the educational prerequisites to gain the Legal Project Associate (LPA) global LPM certification.
This eLearning experience will give you insight into the roles, life cycle, knowledge areas and key tools used in Legal Project Management, as an introductory insight towards enhancing your career to be involved or support legal matters. It is designed for legal project team members, lawyers, para-legal professionals, forensic specialists and consultants working in the legal profession or related fields.
The Course Content
It includes over 20 Learning Segments that comprise:
- About the Course
- Introduction to Legal Project Management
- Beyond Project Management Principles
- PM Standards and the 10 PM Knowledge Areas
- The Legal Matter Life Cycle
- The Legal Matter Categories
- Legal Project Management Methodologies
- Legal Project Team Roles and Responsibilities
- An Introduction to the Work Breakdown Structure
- Matter Scope Management
- Matter Schedule Management
- Matter Cost Management
- Implementing Fixed Price Legal Services
- Implementing Values-based pricing
- Matter Human Resource Management
- Matter Quality Management
- Matter Communication Management
- Matter Stakeholder Management
- Matter Procurement Management
- Matter Risk Management
- Professional Recognition in Legal Project Management
It includes the following Additional Resources:
- Short 10 question assessment
- Certificate of Completion (once completed the education and questionnaire)
- IILPM Code of Ethics
- Glossary of Terms
- Glossary of Acronyms
It includes over 12 Microsoft® Word-based Templates (made available as downloadable templates) that you can use for personal use or for work use (although you cannot distribute them, make them available on a public online forum or on-sell them) that include:
- Definition Brief template
- Work Breakdown Structure template
- Minor Matter Plan template
- Risk Management Plan template
- Quality Management Plan template
- Communications Management Plan template
- Human Resource Allocation Plan template
- Stakeholder Management Strategy template
- Progress Status Report template
- Variation Request template
- Issues Register template
- Matter Close-Out Report template
This educational experience will help you understand the importance of Legal Project Management to increasing efficiency and delivering a more robust legal matter process, as well as learning how to improve the practice management process.
The total eLearning course and physical toolkit bundle cost is discounted to US$697 and normally US$997 (although taxes may apply in different countries when processing the payment).
The course contents are aligned to the global Legal Project Management Competency Framework™, which provides a global standard for guiding the development of all LPM education courses, and covers the IILPM LPM Framework.
After the completion of this eLearning course, you have completed the educational prerequisites for the Legal Project Associate (LPA) certification.
After completion of this course should you wish to further develop yourself, you can do the Advanced Legal Project Management upgrade program to work towards the Legal Project Practitioner (LPP) certification and the internationally-recognised Diploma of Project Management qualification (all certification and qualification applications require an additional fee, and the LPP requires workplace prerequisites, and the Diploma requires workplace evidence).
This course is required to be completed within 18 months.
We look forward to helping you accelerate your career and build industry relevant and world-ready competency skills.
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Known as the Corporate Mechanic, adjunct Associate Professor Todd Hutchison is an international bestselling author, certified speaking professional (CSP), global consultant, awarded project manager, and behavioural expert.
Todd leads the global management consultancy and training company Peopleistic with offices in Australia and the United States. He was formally on the international Board of Directors of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and has been recognised as the leading project management expert in the Worldwide Who's Who 'Global 101 Top Experts' publication. His business expertise is recognised by a listing in the Who's Who of Business in Australia.
Todd was the first Fellow of the Project Management Institute in Australia (FPMIA), and also holds fellowships with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA), and Leadership Western Australia (LWA), as well as being an Adjunct Associate Professor with Business Education Institute, with adjunct status also at Edith Cowan University and Curtin University. He also is involved teaching at MBA level.
He is qualified in engineering, project management, contract management, business, commerce, information technology, professional coaching, company directorship and education, and was the first degree qualified person in legal project management worldwide. He is now progressing a PhD in business behavioural sciences.
Todd has worked as an advisor, consultant, trainer and practice manager for law firms, and in-house Counsel. He has worked in over 160 organisations across 13 countries, and is the residing Chairman of the International Institute of Legal Project Management.
Start02 Introduction to Legal Project Management (1:03)
Start02 Activity: Introduction to Legal Project Management
Start03 Beyond Just Project Management Practices (0:47)
Start03 Activity: Creating a Business Case for Legal Project Management
Start04 Global Project Management Standards
Start04 Activity: PM Standards Review
Start05 The Ten Functions of Project Management (7:13)
Start06 The Legal Matter Life Cycle (2:21)
Start07 Legal Matter Categories (1:18)
Start07 Activity: Legal Matter Category Definitions
Start08 Legal Project Management Methodologies (3:39)
Start08 Activity: Legal Project Management Review
Start09 The LPM Framework Model (10:50)
Start09 Activity: Assessing the LPM Framework
Start10 Legal Project Management Team Roles and Responsibilities (2:34)
Start10 Activity: Key Roles Organisational Chart
Start11 An Introduction to the Legal Matter Work Breakdown Structure (5:58)
Start11 Activity: Legal Matter Work Breakdown Structure
Start12 Matter Scope Management (20:50)
Start12 Activity: Matter Scope Management
Start13 Matter Schedule Management (18:49)
Start13 Activity: Matter Schedule Management
Start14 Matter Cost Management (5:06)
Start14 Activity: Legal Matter Cost Management
Start15 Matter Human Resource Management (2:10)
Start15 Activity: Matter Human Resource Management
Start16 Matter Quality Management (3:09)
Start16 Activity: Matter Quality Management
Start17 Matter Communications Management (2:05)
Start17 Activity: Matter Communication Management
Start18 Matter Stakeholder Management (7:17)
Start18 Activity: Matter Stakeholder Management
Start19 Matter Risk Management (4:24)
Start19 Activity: Matter Risk Management
Start20 Matter Procurement Management (1:24)
Start20 Activity: Matter Procurement Management