Basic

Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

In our world of rampant over-sharing, people leave an extensive online footprint whether they realize it or not. Social media evidence discovery and authentication combined with online open source and dark web intelligence are now one of the most fertile sources of criminal evidence. Maintaining accuracy, authenticity, and integrity of evidence throughout the chain of custody is necessary. When it comes to building a strong case, the whole team needs to deliver reliable, defensible data at every stage.

In this on-demand webinar, the following is discussed:

At the farthest corner of the online world lie the hidden recesses of the Dark Web and its Darknet marketplaces. The Dark Web may be accessed for both legitimate purposes and to conceal criminal or other malicious activities. This on-demand webinar teaches you how to access the Dark Web safely and anonymously, navigate within the many layers of the Dark Web to discover hidden Wiki's, and dig through Dark Web search engines. We examine the various Darknet marketplace models and niches, cryptocurrencies used on the Darknet, Darknet takedown markets, and key Darknet vendors.

Medical malpractice litigation combines all the demands of complex litigation with a wide range of challenging medical issues. This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of medical malpractice litigation from pre-suit through trial, while focusing on the paralegal’s role as part of the medical malpractice team. Registrants will learn strategies for paralegals at each stage of a medical malpractice case, including medical literature research; records collection and analysis; expert research and retention; trial preparation; and trial support.

Cases are won and lost during discovery. Every successful paralegal must understand the power of discovery, and how to use it to advantage. This on-demand webinar will introduce the different types of discovery that cases may use and explain why they are important, provide an overview of objections, provide encouragement of good, well-thought out work product, and demonstrate how a paralegal’s knowledge of discovery can help (or hurt) a case. 

This on-demand webinar will provide a brief glimpse into:

Clinical research studies conducted in the US are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (secs. 201-902, 52 Stat. 1040 et seq. as amended (21 U.S.C. 321-392)). Throughout the research process, there are legal and ethical implications that researchers and doctors, clinical trial sponsors, and drug development companies must be aware of to successfully bring drugs and medical devices to the consumer market.

In general, there are four basic purposes of communication: To inform, to persuade, to ask a question, or to learn. It’s as important to know what you don’t want as it is to know what you do want.

In this course, you will learn the importance of assertive speaking - asking directly for what you need from others without being aggressive. You will discover techniques for holding others accountable while also creating and practicing the art of equitable compromise.

Successful completion of this course will increase your knowledge and ability to:

Critical thinking is a skill that most would agree is important in the workplace. But what is it, exactly? Critical thinking is reasonable, reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe and what to do. It requires collecting information and then thoughtfully evaluating it in order to guide decision making.

Critical thinking helps you to make better decisions by engaging in logical reasoning, avoiding mistakes due to bias or inaccurate assumptions, and systematically working through options to identify the most relevant and reasonable solution.

Innovation doesn’t have to be complex or difficult, and it’s not just for technical problems. Innovation can happen everywhere in an organization. This course will take your team's ideas into action.

After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to:   

In most organizations, a strategic plan is created at the highest level, and it becomes your job to implement it. A company without a strategic plan is like a boat without a rudder. It may be afloat, but it isn’t headed in the best direction to ensure its long-term success. Strategic planning is moving an organization forward toward a shared vision through agreed-upon goals and objectives. Some people take a more theoretical approach and emphasize creating the vision, while others take a more task-based approach and focus on setting deadlines and achieving action items.   

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