Course Code: T14169
|I.||Reasons for drafting corporate documents|
|A.||Codify the substance of the transaction so both sides are clear as to the rights, duties and expectations|
|B.||In the event of a dispute, the intent, rights, duties and expectations to interpreted|
|II.||Know the client's expectations|
|A.||Understand the goal|
|B.||The proposed timing of the transaction|
|C.||The risk of the transaction|
|D.||The risk profile of the client|
|E.||The amount of post-transaction flexibility|
|III.||Structure of the document|
|A.||Move from basic to specific information|
|B.||Have descriptive headers and sub-headers|
|C.||Identify redundant and repetitive information|
|D.||Draft document in plain English|
|IV.||Constructing effective sentences to use in drafting|
|V.||How to use words to construct effective sentences|
|A.||Confusing terms and phrases in drafting|
|B.||Words commonly misused in legal writing|
|VI.||The use of authoritative words in drafting|
|VII.||Using correct grammar in drafting|
|VIII.||Miscellaneous or General Clauses in drafting documents|
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.
You have three-month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.
There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons before your three-month access.
Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.