on behalf of the course administrators. It may be of interest to some of our
really focus on teaching practical skills – they rather try to inculcate skills
of research, writing and analysis – which are essential, but do not give you
all the skills you need to provide legal services to a client. Consider the
about a franchisee agreement or a simple non-disclosure agreement?
liability partnerships, and how to draft a partnership deed or memoranda of
learn all these practical aspects of law? Do you want to learn about the
business side of law? Do you wonder how all the law you are learning will be
useful eventually when you start practising?
one of a kind online diploma course developed to address these issues is now
being offered by NUJS. The recommended target group includes entrepreneurs,
business managers, working professionals and consultants. The course will also
be useful for law students of all sorts, irrespective of their year of study. Law students and young lawyers can benefit immensely from
the practical skills that will be taught in the course.
covering steps for incorporation of companies and LLPs, how promoters can be
remunerated from their company, annual compliance, getting licenses for
import-export, tax registrations and filings, negotiating venture capital term sheets
and investment agreements.
such as employment agreements and non-disclosure agreements, negotiating
investments, getting business licenses and learning how to supply to the
government, for your clients – these are not even taught in the best law
make do ensure before you take the course that it falls in your interest area.
Read the syllabus
and the course website http://startup.nujs.edu carefully.
are taught in you college, this would be of interest to you.
about the course is that it will be taught over an online learning management
system (LMS) – which means you can access it and learn at your own convenient
time. There is no compulsory physical attendance requirement of any sort. This
also means that you do not need to visit Kolkata to take the course.
certificate) has been kept low so that entrepreneurs can benefit from it – but
that also means all law students can join the course.
There will be a viva with NUJS faculty at the end, which can be taken online
over Skype if you can’t personally visit NUJS.
iPleaders, a venture started by two NUJS alumni who quit their law firm jobs to
start this course.
materials and video lectures, delivered on an online platform. The faculty will
comprise experienced professionals from law firms, government and litigators.
For complete details, check
the course website here.