2014 Program Schedule

Each session of the Leadership and Management for Attorneys in Business program meets from 9:00am-5:00pm (except Thursday, May 8, departure at 4:30pm).

Sunday, May 4
Dinner with a Panel of General Counsels

Join fellow program participants for a kick-off dinner and panel discussion at a local Portland restaurant.

Monday, May 5
9:00 am-5:00 pmDay One: Your Leadership Goals
  • 21st Century Leadership Styles
  • Coaching Conversations
  • Develop Teams
  • Emotional and Social Assessments
  • Develop and Implement your Leadership Plan
Tuesday, May 6
9:00 am-5:00 pmDay Two: Strategy and Project Management
  • Give Legal Advice Supporting Business Strategy
  • Manage Risk
  • Four Phases of Project Management
  • Create Project Goals, Schedules, Assignments and Roles
  • Monitor Project Progress
Wednesday, May 7
9:00 am-5:00 pmDay Three: Legal Advice and Financial Reporting
  • Understand the impact of legal advice on financial statements
  • How Internal Controls Protect, Not Inhibit
Thursday, May 8
9:00 am-4:30 pmDay Four: Financial Reporting (continued) and Communicating with Business Decision-Makers
  • Using Accounting Information to Determine Legal and Business Risk
  • The General Counsel's Role in Corporate Governance
  • Create a Value-Add Legal Culture

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