Certificate in Legal Technology and Innovation Skills

This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the intersection of law and technology. You'll learn about the latest legal tech trends and how they're being used to improve legal services.

Certificate in Legal Technology and Innovation Skills

Key Facts

  • Duration: 36 Hours 
  • Intake dates: 

    Full Time
    - Bi-monthly
    Part Time - Every Quarter
  • Delivery Mode:
    • Synchronous/Blended
  • Fees: SGD $2,000 (Prices inclusive of GST)

This module aims to develop students’ understanding of legal technology and innovation, to enable them to add value to legal practice by facilitating digitalisation and process change.

Students will be taught to understand the difference between legal technology, technology law, and legal innovation.

Students will be given an overview of common office productivity tools and legal technology tools and taught to optimise their use.

Finally, students will be equipped with design thinking skills, which is the prerequisite for accurately and rigorously carrying out legal innovation.

At the end of this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between legal technology, technology law, and legal innovation
  • Identify relevant technologies for use in the practice of law
  • Optimise use of common office productivity tools
  • Identify pain points in legal processes and propose corresponding solutions
  • Apply design thinking methodology to their analysis of problems and solutions
  • Accurately map business processes
  • Understand and articulate how legal technology and innovation add value to the practice of law

Lecture / Tutorial/ Seminars /Workshops

Student Independent Learning

Total Hours

36 hours (12 lessons of 3 hours each)

114 hours

150 hours

Total contact hours: 36

75%

Group Project - 40%
Final Exam - 60%
Total: 100%

Student must achieve an overall passing grade of 40%. If students fail to achieve an overall passing grade of 40%, students will be permitted one retake attempt in each failed assessment and failure of this retake will require students to re-module the failed module(s) again in full prior to additional retake attempt.

Upon successfully meeting the attendance & assessment criteria, participants will be awarded the Certificate in Legal Technology and Innovation Skills.

1 Teacher: 50 Students

Minimum Age
At least 21 years old

Minimum Academic Entry Requirement

  • Two passes in GCE A Level Examinations; or
  • Completion of equivalent High School qualification (12 years); or
  • Pass in appropriate Foundation / Certificate programme; or
  • Other similar qualifications

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement

  • Achieved a grade C6 or better in English language O level; or
  • Equivalent qualification e.g. IELTS 5.5/TOEFL 550; or LSBF PCE Advanced.

Work Experience
A minimum of 1 year work experience in a legal position would be an advantage

Description Minimum Recommended
Computer and processor 1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent 1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or equivalent
Memory 4 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Hard Disk

256 GB disk size

N/A
Display 1280 x 768 screen resolution (32-bit requires hardware acceleration for 4K and higher) N/A
Others 

An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless

Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth

A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in

N/A

Modules

Contents

Description

Weighting

Part 1 – Introduction

10%

 

Understanding Law & Technology

 

Part 2 – The 21st Century Office

20%

 

Optimising use of Basic Productivity Tools

 

 

Understanding Business Processes & Workflows

 

 

Practice Management & Workflow Systems

 

 

Knowledge Management

 

 

Robotic Process Automation

 

 

Data Protection

 

Part 3 – Legal Technology

20%

 

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

 

 

Document Review & eDiscovery

 

 

Document Assembly & eForms

 

 

Electronic & Digital Signatures

 

 

Blockchain & other Distributed Ledger Technologies

 

Part 4 – Legal Innovation Skills

20%

 

Introduction to Design Thinking

 

 

Introduction to Lean Design Principles

 

 

Introduction to Agile Project Management

 

Part 5 – Applications of Legal Technology & Innovation

30%

 

Designing a Digitalisation Strategy

 

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