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Certificate Programme in Contract Drafting

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This programme is dedicated for the Indian audience. Contract drafting is the most important skill that a lawyer should have in today's day and age. Contracts are very vital for any long term business relationship. An excellent written contract always fills an organization with tremendous confidence in dealing with business relationships. All corporate professionals, business managers, lawyers, law students, entrepreneurs need to understand the nuances of a legal contract and should also know how to write a good contract. This three month online certificate programme looks at contract drafting in a completely different light. Practicing lawyers whose main job is to draft contracts on a daily basis, would be teaching this programme.

We propose to launch this programme along with GNLU for the student community of India.

Aims:

·To Provide excellent writing skills sets for drafting robust contracts

·To help participants understand contract terms - including interpretation

·To understand contracts in the context of business law

·To provide negotiation skills for writing contracts

Benefits to students/faculty/

·Better corporate lawyers

·Enhance drafting skills

·Understand the practical aspects of contract drafting

DURATION: SIX MONTHS

FOR ANY QUERY, PLEASE CONTACT - iptb@gnlu.ac.in

Unique Features of this online programme

·Live online lectures that are recorded for future access to all enrolled students

·Course developed by learned academicians and practicing lawyers 

·Study at your own pace

·Audio Video Presentations along with Electronic material, which can be printed for references

·Focus on real life case study examples

·Continuous access to mentors and career counselling advice

·     Only one day - On campus physical interaction with GNLU faculty, skills trainers and practicing lawyers [This will take place either in June or July of 2017 ONLY (Days are flexible)]

·Get a chance to meet and interact with the experts and network among lawyers

·On campus boarding and lodging facility will be provided to all students

·University Identity cards to all registered diploma students

·Learn everything on the go - online

·Practical oriented evaluation - 1 MCQ tests and one shortassignment

·Animated presentations on important topics

·Response time to queries - Less than 12 hours

·Mentor monitored training programmes available to all

Eligibility:

·Minimum: 10 plus 2 pass, He/she can also be a part of any university

·Any professional is also eligible for applying to this course

Documents required [To be uploaded online]

·10th Class Pass certificate [photocopy will also do]

·12th Class Marksheet [photocopy will also do]

·Scanned Copy of your signature

·Scanned ID Proof [photocopy will also do]

·Scanned Copy of your Passport Size photograph

Optional Documents

·Undergraduate certificate [if applicable] [photocopy will also do]

·Post graduate certificate [if applicable] [photocopy will also do]

FEES

Course Fee: Rs. 8550/-  [For Indian Students] / US$200 [For students paying from foreign countries]

Note: Candidates applying for the course are instructed to verify eligibility criteria before registering for the course. Admission of ineligible candidates shall be cancelled and Rs. 200/- shall be deducted from the fees paid before processing refund.

PAYMENT FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS [WITHIN INDIA]

ONLINE PAYMENT THROUGH BILL DESK.  PLEASE CLICK ON "JOIN NOW" BUTTON FOR PAYMENT. BILL DESK IS AN ONLINE PAYMENT GATEWAY USED BY GNLU FOR FEE COLLECTION

PAYMENT MADE BY FOREIGN NATIONALS:

For foreign nationals, the fee payment process is different. The student has to deposit the fee in the GNLU Account. Details are mentioned below

·Gujarat National Law University Bank Account Detail

·Name of Beneficiary: GUJARAT NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY

·Address of Beneficiary: ATTALIKA AVENUE KNOWLEDGE CORRIDOR, KOBA, GANDHINAGAR, GUJARAT, INDIA-382028

·Name of the Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd.

·Bank Branch (Full Address): G - 2, GROUND FLOOR, SUPER MALL - II, INFOCITY, GANDHINAGAR - 382 009

·Bank Account Number: 24971450000146

·Beneficiary Bank's SWIFT Code: HDFCINBB

·PLEASE MENTION THE BANK TRANSACTION ID IN THE REGISTRATION FORM AS WELL. WITHOUT THAT YOUR REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE VALID.

INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEM

[Online learning] the instructional system consists of:

·Self-instructional material

·Audio-video/Digital programmes

·Online Support

·Interactive Counseling [Mentor Monitored Programmes]

·Live online classroom sessions

SCHEDULE

January 2017 - July 2017 [The first online live lecture will take place in the first week of February 2017]

COURSE OUTLINE

MODULE 1: STRUCTURE AND STYLE OF LEGAL WRITING

·Legal letters, emails, memoranda and opinions

·Components of legal communications

·Plain English

·Content organisation

·Effective language style

·Paper advocacy

MODULE 2:PRE-CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

·Negotiating skills, styles and tactics

·Preparing to negotiate

·Models of negotiation

·Negotiation process

·Troubleshooting

MODULE 3: UNDERSTANDING CONTRACT PURPOSE AND FORM

·The Legal Meaning of "Contract”

·Contract- A promise or a bargain?

·Contractual relationship

·Types

·Forms of contract

·Contractual terms or terms of a contract

·Read, write and understand contract

MODULE 4; DRAFTING A CONTRACT

·What to include?

·Checklist for preparing contracts

·Best drafting practices

MODULE 5: BREACH OF CONTRACT

·What is breach of contract?

·What are the remedies for breach of contract?

·When does the doctrine of unjust enrichment operate?

·What is doctrine of restitution?

·What are the different kinds of damages granted?

·The difference in the concept of damages as understood under contract and torts

·When is specific performance granted?

MODULE 6: PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT FORMS

·Memorandum of understanding

·Letter of intent

·Term sheet

·Authority to proceed

·Scope of work

·NDA/Confidentiality agreement

·Subject to contract

FOR ANY QUERY, PLEASE CONTACT - iptb@gnlu.ac.in

Refund Policy
Rules for the refund of fee on the account of Withdrawal/Cancellation of admission

·Admission can be withdrawn by the written application

·addressed to Dean Extension and Training Department, Gujarat National Law University.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made within the first

·30 days of the start of course shall be entitled to full refund of admission fee after the deduction of administrative charges.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made after the first

·30 days of the start of the course shall not be entitled to refund of admission fee.