CPM Delegates (L-R) Ola Alalade, Dr Laura Janes, Jenny Beck, Craig Keenan and Holly Sherratt receive their certificates from Lord Bach at the 2017 LAPG Conference
Photo: Robert Aberman
Successfully piloted in 2015, the Certificate in Practice Management combines face-to-face training with online learning and materials to provide an accessible and affordable management training programme for busy lawyers and practice managers.
We have redesigned this course to cater for online delivery.
Download the Brochure for more information about the course: LAPG CPM
The course is designed around the Law Society LEXCEL standard (Version 6), the Specialist Quality Mark and the SRA competence framework.
The programme covers key areas including strategy, business planning and marketing, financial management, management information and dashboards, people and performance management, information management, compliance and risk management. For legal aid practitioners, it also covers managing a legal aid contract and working with the Legal Aid Agency.
Almost 90% of employers said they noticed that their colleague had increased confidence after the course and 100% said their management skills had improved.
The course trainers include: Matthew Howgate, Vicky Ling and Jo Edwards.
The CPM provides 20 hours of online specialist training sessions and assessments.
The full five day course fee is £499 for LAPG members and £649 for non-members, which covers online course work, training materials and text books (including the LAG Legal Aid Handbook). You can attend one day (£149 for LAPG members and £199 for non-members) and half a day £89 for LAPG members and £99 for non-members).
Attend the whole course to receive the Certificate or each individual session as a discrete training course. Attending individual sessions also earns you credits towards the full Certificate if you need the flexibility to complete the Certificate over a longer period of time.
We have set the dates and are taking bookings for our 2021 course:
To book all five days please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session 1: Financial Management – 26 May 2021 Click here to book this session.
Session 2: Business Planning and Risk Management – 23 June 2021 Click here to book this session.
Session 3: Marketing and Communications (a.m.) & Legal Aid Contracting (p.m.) – 21 July 2021 Click here to book this session
Session 4: Equality and Diversity & Leadership – 10 September 2021 Click here to book this session
Session 5: Managing People – 8 October 2021 Click here to book this session
If you would like to discuss the course or book your place please email email@example.com.