Reminder for Upcoming Seminars:
LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
July 9-20, 2012

The Legal English seminar exposes foreign legal practitioners and law students to English legal terminology and usage through an overview of the U.S. legal system, contract law, and commercial law. In addition to learning a broad range of legal terminology, participants benefit from an introduction to the legal reasoning process in the U.S. legal system, helping them to apply the terms and concepts as they learn them. Participants in this seminar will develop the advanced skills they need to succeed in a multi-jurisdictional legal practice. The language and reasoning skills that they develop are useful not only for working with clients, firms and organizations in the United States, but also for understanding the logic behind U.S. legal practice and applying U.S. legal reasoning in their own practice.
Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $1900*
Duration: 10 Business Days
ORIENTATION IN THE US LEGAL SYSTEM AND BUSINESS LAW
July 23-August 3, 2012

This program, which is in its 46th consecutive year, is designed to introduce foreign attorneys to the American mixed system of common law and codes. Foreign lawyers will gain a better understanding of how to work within the U.S legal system and how to best interact with their counterparts and American corporate clients. The program provides a foundation of U.S. legal thinking and commercial law, as well a background into the role of common law in international and supranational organizations such as the WTO, the EU, and other similar institutions. This course is ideal for attorneys in corporations, law firms, and those seeking a U.S. LLM.
Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $2600*
Duration: 10 Business Days
*Please note, for those participants who wish to attend both Legal English and Legal Writing and Orientation in the U.S. Legal System and Business Law, ILI provides a special course combination price of $3995, compared to $4500 if applied to individually.
The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

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Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

 

Upcoming Seminars:
LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING
July 9-20, 2012

The Legal English seminar exposes foreign legal practitioners and law students to English legal terminology and usage through an overview of the U.S. legal system, contract law, and commercial law. In addition to learning a broad range of legal terminology, participants benefit from an introduction to the legal reasoning process in the U.S. legal system, helping them to apply the terms and concepts as they learn them. Participants in this seminar will develop the advanced skills they need to succeed in a multi-jurisdictional legal practice. The language and reasoning skills that they develop are useful not only for working with clients, firms and organizations in the United States, but also for understanding the logic behind U.S. legal practice and applying U.S. legal reasoning in their own practice.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $1900*
Duration: 10 Business Days
ORIENTATION IN THE US LEGAL SYSTEM AND BUSINESS LAW
July 23-August 3, 2012

This program, which is in its 46th consecutive year, is designed to introduce foreign attorneys to the American mixed system of common law and codes. Foreign lawyers will gain a better understanding of how to work within the U.S legal system and how to best interact with their counterparts and American corporate clients. The program provides a foundation of U.S. legal thinking and commercial law, as well a background into the role of common law in international and supranational organizations such as the WTO, the EU, and other similar institutions. This course is ideal for attorneys in corporations, law firms, and those seeking a U.S. LLM.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $2600*
Duration: 10 Business Days
*Please note, for those participants who wish to attend both Legal English and Legal Writing and Orientation in the U.S. Legal System and Business Law, ILI provides a special course combination price of $3995, compared to $4500 if applied to individually.
RELATED COURSES
The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

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International Law Institute
Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org
Upcoming Judicial Seminars:
JUDICIAL, COURT AND CASE MANAGEMENT FOR JUDGES
August 6-17, 2012
COURT AND CASE ADMINISTRATION FOR COURT ADMINISTRATORS
August 6-17, 2012
ARBITRATION FOR JUDGES
September 24-28, 2012

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.
JUDICIAL, COURT AND CASE MANAGEMENT FOR JUDGES
Judges and other Judicial Officers face increasingly complex challenges in managing and adjudicating cases. This seminar focuses on the principles and techniques for the development and management of a modern, efficient, fair and transparent court system and judicial proceedings, from a judge’s perspective. References will be made to the experience of judges in the United States as a basis for discussion. The seminar will include presentations on the judge’s role in court and case management for the efficient adjudication of cases, as well as site visits to local federal and state courts and court support institutions to illustrate best practices or alternative approaches to the topics discussed. Some of the sessions and site visits will be combined with the “Court and Case Administration for Court Administrators” seminar which will be conducted concurrently with this seminar.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $3950
Duration: 10 Business Days

COURT AND CASE ADMINISTARTION FOR COURT ADMINISTRATORS
Court Administrators, Clerks of the Court and other Court Administrative Officials have to contend with constant changes and increasing complexity in the Court Administration environment. This seminar focuses on the principles and techniques for the development and administration of a modern, efficient, fair and transparent court system, from a court administrator’s perspective. References will be made to the experience of court administrators in the United States as a basis for discussion. The seminar will include presentations on case and document management for the efficient processing of cases through the courts, as well as site visits to local federal and state courts and court support institutions, to illustrate best practices or alternative approaches to the topics discussed. Some of the sessions and site visits will be combined with the “Judicial, Court and Case Management for Judges” seminar which will be conducted concurrently with this seminar.


Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $3950
Duration: 10 Business Days

ARBITRATION FOR JUDGES
This one-week intensive course is designed specifically for judges. As international commercial arbitration becomes more complex and is increasingly used as a means of resolving disputes, judges are faced with diverse challenges and they need the knowledge and skills to respond to them. The course is designed to provide participants with insight on the latest legal developments involving arbitration, including the intersection of arbitration with domestic courts.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $1995
Duration: 5 Business Days

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Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
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Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

 

Upcoming Seminar:
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
May 28-June 8, 2012
RELATED COURSES
This course focuses on providing the knowledge and skills necessary for administering and managing a contract. The course also discusses and examines FIDIC Contracts, which are increasingly used by international construction agencies and multilateral development banks, including the World Bank. In a time when contracts awarded by government and commercial entities are increasingly complex and involve sophisticated technology, a firm understanding of contract administration and management is vital to success. Through lectures, discussions and case studies, the course will examine contracts in the award and performance phases from the purchasers’ and contractors’ viewpoints.

Key Topics:

  • Managing the Contract
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Contract Administration
  • Managing Contractor Performance
  • Performance and Scheduling Management
  • Claims Management
Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
International Law Institute
Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

Upcoming Seminar:
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
May 14-25, 2012

The seminar will examine all of the crucial issues and steps in project management. Participants will explore the processes of managing a project in its environment (project's ecosystem), learn how to enhance successes and overcome problems. This course focuses on project management and monitoring, including team building and leadership. It is especially designed for managers of developing country projects and for persons responsible for implementing such projects. Past participants have come from government, utilities, corporations, international organizations and NGOs.

Crucial Issues and Steps in Project Management:

  • Defining objectives (logframe)
  • Managing the project environment
  • The project life cycle
  • Project identification, preparation and approval
  • Financial and economic analysis
  • Project financing
  • Team building and leadership
  • Organization alternatives
  • Communication, motivation
  • Managerial styles
  • Conflict resolution
  • Role of project managers
  • Implementing change
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Critical path method
  • Project scheduling (MS Project Software)
  • Cost control
  • Risk analysis
  • Reporting and control
  • Monitoring
  • Database management systems (MS Access Software)
  • Introduction to procurement

 Washington, DC; 10 Business Days

RELATED COURSES

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

International Law Institute
Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org