National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (NUJS) has announced the launch of new certificate courses to impart knowledge on the manifolds of legal industry.
Seven new courses launched by NUJS Kolkata are designed to provide unprecedented practical proficiency and knowledge that is not imparted in law schools in the fields of Information Technology and Social Media Law, Companies Act, 2013, Investment Law and Institutional Finance, Criminal Litigation & Trial Advocacy, International Taxation and Transfer Pricing, Real Estate Laws and Industrial and Labour Laws.
Advanced Certification in Investment Law and Institutional Finance.
Advanced Certification in Investment Law and Institutional Finance brings practical insights from top corporate lawyers, successful businessmen and experienced investors. The course is designed to enable the students to acquire highly-specialized practical skills in investment & corporate finance advisory and litigation.
The course will provide enhanced knowledge about creating an efficient and cost-effective capital structure for a business, negotiation and drafting agreements, key strategic insights on various financing transactions – term sheets, venture capital, private equity and strategic investments, joint ventures, performing due diligence, obtaining approvals and compliance requirements in relation to financing transaction.
Know more about the course and enroll: http://onlinecourses.nujs.edu/investment-law-institutional-finance
Advanced Certificate course on Companies Act, 2013.
The course explains the most relevant changes introduced by the Companies Act, 2013 and the practical application of the same.
The idea is to enable lawyers, accountants (CAs, cost accountants, etc.), finance professionals and company secretaries to understand how these changes different areas of their practice, to them to add value to clients through advisory services, performing compliance and filings, advising clients through strategic and regulatory issues, contract negotiation and drafting.
In some cases (such as CSR compliance), they will even be in a position to add new specializations to their portfolio of client services. Practical takeaways ensure that learners have ready access to key documents, which they can use as base drafts for their consultancy services.
Know more about the course and enroll: http://onlinecourses.nujs.edu/companies-act-2013
Certificate Course in Criminal Litigation and Trial Advocacy.
Certificate Course in Criminal Litigation and Trial Advocacy is designed to provide intricacies of Criminal Litigation.
Ranging from conducting criminal trials on your own, starting out to develop an independent practice as a criminal lawyer to having a fair level of confidence in filing important documents in connection with a criminal case, this course is a power-packed collaboration of enhancing both theoretical and practical skills.
The course will provide enhanced knowledge about Court setup and investigative machinery, special focus on cross-examination and examination technique, drafting of key criminal documents (FIR, complaint, Bail, Protest petition, SLP, etc.), case management and litigation strategy, operational aspects in building a criminal practice: billing, ethics, business development and a lot more aspects of Criminal Litigation.
Know more about the course and enroll: http://onlinecourses.nujs.edu/criminal-litigation-trial-advocacy
Advanced Certification in Information Technology and Social Media Law.
Advanced Certification in Information Technology and Social Media Law brings practical insights from top information technology lawyers, successful businessmen and experienced IT professionals.
The course will provide enhanced knowledge about the legal intricacies involved around transactions related to E-commerce, Social Media, Data Security, Cyber security, E-discovery, Online reputation management, Software licensing, Outsourcing, Software as A Service (SAAS) and Cloud Computing.
Know more about the course and enroll: http://onlinecourses.nujs.edu/information-technology-social-media
Certificate Course in International Taxation and Transfer Pricing
This certificate course in International Taxation and Transfer Pricing is a one of a kind course which gives you practical legal knowledge on a very niche and coveted area of law.
Learn how to create a business structure to avoid tax liability in global operations, how to optimize cross-border taxation for a company, how to deal with tax authorities in international law disputes and many other complex issues in international taxation and cross-border transactions.
There is an ever-expanding opportunity for professionals to acquire highly-specialised skills in international taxation advisory and litigation. Further, this course will also provide you with an understanding of complex issues involved in this spectrum and how can you advise companies to mitigate tax liabilities.
This course will teach build upon what you may have learnt in law school which teaches you only basic concepts of transfer pricing and international transactions, and how transfer pricing is calculated but this course will enable you to use these concepts for structuring transactions and advising multinational corporations on how they can save tax.
Further, this course will also provide you with an understanding of complex issues involved in this spectrum and as to how can you advise companies to mitigate labor disputes. This will reduce or even eliminate penalties/damages/fines/ that may be imposed by the government.
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Certificate Course in Industrial and Labour Laws
The certificate course in Industrial and Labour Laws has been created to impart practical knowledge of labour law to law students and lawyers.
Businesses require compliance management under several labour legislations. The multiplicity of labour laws makes it difficult for law officers in companies and other organizations to manage compliances.
This course gives you a comprehensive hands-on knowledge that will enable you to effectively comply with several legal regulations for your organization.
Law schools barely touch labour legislations and discuss case laws. They don’t provide relevant legal knowledge to enable law students to comply with complex labor laws. As a lawyer in a company, one of the key tasks is to ensure that the company is compliant with labour laws.
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Certificate Course in Real Estate Laws
This course explains the practical aspects of Real Estate Laws. It covers compliance, transfer regulations, tax savings procedure, drafting legal documents, FDI investment in real estate.
Real estate sector in India has witnessing an unparalleled economic growth in the country. Real estate industry contributes around 5-6% of total GDP.
After increasing the FDI limits in real estate sector, India has huge potential to attract large foreign investments into real estate.
Looking at the dynamics of this industry, several regulatory changes have been brought by the Government in this regard and it is mandatory for all the professionals involved in the industry to be well versed with the technicalities of real estate laws and regulations.
There is an ever-expanding opportunity for professionals to acquire highly-specialized skills in real estate advisory and litigation.
Further, this course will also provide you with an understanding of complex issues involved in this spectrum and as to how can you advise companies to mitigate legal disputes in the real estate industry.
At law school you only learn about basic concepts of real estate industry and how it is regulated.
This course will enable you to use these concepts for structuring transactions and advising builders, agents and multinational corporations as to how they can follow the real estate regulations and also keep a check on the loopholes to avoid any legal dispute.
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Mode of Learning
The Certificate courses will be conducted online and the duration of the courses are of 90-120 days.
Pursuing or completed any undergraduate course from a recognised university/college in India or abroad.
Who can do this course?:
Law students, lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries, businessmen and entrepreneurs, consultants and self-employed professionals, MBA and BBA students, engineering students, bankers, investment managers.
Admissions will be made on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students will have access to the course materials for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase.
The exams will be conducted online. There will be one examination which the student can take at the end of the course duration and it can be taken anytime within one year from the date on which the student has received course access.
INR 5,000 – INR 8,000
Visit http://onlinecourses.nujs.edu/courses-grid to view all our course offerings.
Click on a course for more details and to enrol for the same.