Objectives of Online Course:
After doing this course, you will be able to:
Maximum Duration to complete the Course: 3-Months
Additional information on Corporate Contracts
The corporate sector has seen an exceptional growth in the last few decades resulting in an increase in vast opportunities for the Corporate Law Professionals not only in India but across the Globe. Again with an increase in the demand of Corporate Professionals, there’s a considerable increase in the demand as well as scope of Corporate Law Courses.
A corporate lawyer is someone who is responsible for handling business operations and usually spends less time in the courtroom. Unlike other lawyers, corporate lawyers can work as In-House counsels as a part of company’s legal team.
A Corporate Lawyer must be proficient in legal research to ensure that his client is in compliance with the recent guidelines and / or protocols. A corporate lawyer provides support to an individual, company or business in respect to taxation related issues, employee relations, labour laws, Intellectual Property Rights Laws, employment laws etc. A corporate lawyer must ensure the lawfulness of all the commercial transactions carried-out by an organization. In order to fulfil such responsibilities, a corporate lawyer must possess advanced knowledge of corporate laws, such as, contract law, securities law, tax law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, and so on.
With the advancement of Corporate Sector, jobs for corporate lawyers are also gaining popularity. One can pursue a law degree (LL.B, BA LL.B etc.) in any of the following disciplines – criminal law, corporate law, income tax law, international law and can find employment opportunities not only in Private Sectors but also in Government Sectors.
Indian Academy of Law & Management (IALM) currently offers following Corporate Law Courses: (1) Master Certification on Corporate Contracts; (2) Advance Certification in IPR – Law & Procedure and (3) Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights, and might come-up with some more Corporate Law Courses in the near future.
Here, we are throwing some light on IALM Course namely – Masters Certification on Corporate Contracts. This 3-months online course teaches on the art of quickly and effectively drafting legally binding all kinds of corporate contracts. The course consists of seven Modules namely – (i) Introduction; (ii) Drafting a Contract; (iii) Putting a Contract together; (iv) Performing a Contract, (v) Legal Issues & Precautions in Electronic Contracts & Information Technology Act; (vi) International Contracts; and finally, (vi) Formats of some common Agreements. The course teaches on the differences between an Agreement, Contract & MOU; classify different types of contracts, the structure of a typical corporate contract, such as Vendor Agreement, Advertising Services and Sales Agreement, Agency Agreement, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, Share Sale and Purchase Agreement, Assignment Agreement, Asset Management Agreement, Trade Mark License Agreement, Employment Contract, Joint Venture Agreement, Technology Transfer Agreement, Merger Agreement, Lease Agreement and so on. After completing each module of the course, the student has to go through an online test comprising of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) which help assess their skills. Thus, this advance course on Corporate Contracts helps learner hone his / her skills of drafting Commercial Contracts and further prepares them for the corporate sector.
This is a good course but it should have also included Non disclosure Agreements.