Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Associates May Receive Business Training

In response to the need for practical business skills that many law school graduates seem to lack, some law firms have added business education programs for their new associates.  Here is a post from the Wall Street Journal Law Blog about a couple of law firm programs.

It seems that law students need some basic training in tools such as presentation software, spreadsheets, and other business basics.  Maybe some of this type of skills training could also be incorporated into their law skills courses in law school.  For example, have students use presentation software to present their final paper/project.  Food for thought…

Hat tip Vault Law (@VaultLaw)

(dkh)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2011/08/new-associates-may-receive-business-training.html

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