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Short Learning Programme
on
Legal aspects of Governance and Compliance
The need for this training was identified by the Law Clinic, through its various activities involving back-up legal services to community based paralegal advice offices in the North-West and Mpumalanga Provinces. This aspect has been discussed with the relevant network partners in these communities, who fully support this initiative.

Purpose of the course:

The purpose of this Short Learning Programme is to train participants (coordinators and management committee members of community based paralegal advice offices) on the knowledge and critical skills necessary to efficiently manage a community based organisation within a legal context. This will enable the participants to properly and efficiently manage their respective offices.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
Grade 12.
Learning assumed to be in place: 
General knowledge regarding the management of a community based organisation.

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit

Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

MODULE 1:     

ADMINISTRATION

 

After the completion of this module the learner should be able to show an informed understanding of the basic principles of office administration, file administration and the management process.

At the end of the module the learner will be expected, within the context of a class situation, to practically demonstrate an informed knowledge base of office administration, file administration and the management process.

MODULE 2:     

MEETINGS

After the completion of this module the learner should be able to show an informed understanding of the basic principles necessary to successfully conduct a meeting.

At the end of the module the learner will be expected, within the context of a class situation, to practically demonstrate an informed knowledge base of basic principles necessary to successfully conduct a meeting.

MODULE 3:     

FUNDING

After the completion of this module the learner should be able to show an informed understanding of the basic principles of fundraising in a legal context.

At the end of the module the learner will be expected, within the context of a class situation, to practically demonstrate an informed knowledge base of the basic principles of fundraising in a legal context.

MODULE 4:     

REPORTING

After the completion of this module the learner should be able to show an informed understanding of the basic principles of reporting.

At the end of the module the learner will be expected, within the context of a class situation, to practically demonstrate an informed knowledge base of the basic principles of reporting.

MODULE 5:     

DRAFTING

After the completion of this module the learner should be able to show an informed understanding of the basic principles of drafting.

At the end of the module the learner will be expected, within the context of a class situation, to practically demonstrate an informed knowledge base of the basic principles of drafting.

 

Assessment: 
Portfolio of evidence to be submitted.
Method of assessment: 
Portfolio of evidence to be submitted.

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
Contact
Target group: 
Paralegals, coordinators and management committees of community based organisations.
Contact us
Name: 
Monique Botes
Telephone number: 
018 297 5341