Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 25, 2015 – The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) has opened enrollment for two new eLearning courses focusing on the Human Resources and Operations Management/IT subject areas.
These newly developed curricula offer dynamic and fresh ideas that align with trends in the legal industry regarding Performance Management & Compensation and Technology & Facilities Management. Those who wish to earn Certified Legal Manager (CLM) educational credits may do so through these innovative online sessions.
The business of law is changing every day, and ALA’s eLearning Center is designed to meet the needs of industry leaders in a flexible format to fit busy schedules. Online courses can be completed either live – with peer collaboration and networking opportunities – or on-demand, at the learner’s convenience.
Course descriptions are as follows:
HR2: Performance Management & Compensation
Enhance your problem-solving skills and learn to develop strategic and operational goals among personnel at your law firm. Instructor John Jakovenko, Founder and Principal of The Jakovenko Group LLC, will cover the following:
• Appraisal and disciplinary procedures
• Employee handbooks
• Training and development
• Motivational techniques
• Incentives and rewards
• Substance abuse
*Note: This course may also count for SHRM credits.
OM1: Technology & Facilities Management
Keep your firm running smoothly by gaining proficiency in facilities management, networks, various hardware and software systems, security and databases. Instructor David Oxley, IT Manager at Messerli & Kramer P.A., will cover the following:
• Network hardware and software systems
• Practice support and management systems
• Web-based technology and mobile devices
• Project management and quality control
• Facilities management
• Workplace safety and wellness programs
For more information and to register, visit ALA’s eLearning Center.
About the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)
ALA is focused on the delivery of cutting-edge management and leadership products and services to the global legal community. It identifies and provides solutions to the most critical strategic and operational challenges its members and customers face today, and prepares them for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. For more information on ALA, visit http://www.alanet.org.
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