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Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

Assertiveness skills are crucial to professional development, as well as other aspects of life. Asking for what you need, handling confrontations gracefully, and putting ideas forward with confidence. Not only do these skills improve teamwork, focus discussions, and build relationships, but they also help individuals to become competent, constructive, confident, and perform at their best.  Assertiveness Skills provides the skill development, practice, and understanding individuals need to learn how to be truly assertive.  

No doubt technical and task-oriented skills are important to bring to any working environment, but research has proven that real success comes from those who have honed the soft skill of emotional intelligence. No organization is without its ups, downs, and of course, turnarounds, which is why emotional intelligence is an essential aspect for anyone in the working field.

Indispensable employees are always indispensable, no matter where they go or what they do. That’s because it’s more about attitude than skill set. They know the key to their success is to work smarter, not harder. They understand where to focus their energy to get the greatest return on their efforts. They take time out to plan and they offer a solution for every problem. They get the difference between being proactive and being reactive. They also know they are replaceable...and perhaps most importantly, they want to be replaceable.

It’s no new discovery that people learn differently, which is why leaders need to understand how to communicate with each of their individual employees. In this course, you will assess your personal leadership style and learn to adapt your preferred style to each individual employee for multiple levels of communication, including motivation and feedback. By practicing and applying tools, you’ll be able to build connections with employees, facilitate productive meetings, and build rapport using verbal and nonverbal messages.

NALA believes it is important for paralegals to focus on their personal development. This new program will provide paralegals with the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop their personal leadership skills. By purchasing this bundle you will have access to the following courses: 

This on-demand webinar will discuss solutions to common pitfalls that occur in a modern real estate practice. Real estate, whether commercial or residential, is full of challenges that are often hard to predict. Through the use of checklists, forms, and a consistent intake and post-closing system, paralegals/legal assistants can manage these challenges, but they must first know how to spot them from afar. This course will discuss the ethical issues of a real estate practice, as well as tax problems that are associated with complex real estate transfers.

This on-demand webinar will discuss the role paralegals play in the course of litigating a case, including the responsibilities of the paralegal and the attorney’s expectations of the paralegal during litigation.

This on-demand webinar is comprised of three sections. First, the presenter will discuss the basics of trusts. Who makes a good trustee? How do trusts work in everyday life? When do trusts fail? Secondly, the implementation of trusts will be reviewed. Common funding challenges will be analyzed. Fiduciary accounting, trust litigation, and strategies for trust dispute scenarios will be discussed. Thirdly, the presenter will outline drafting challenges and errors which arise in drafting trusts.

It’s time to start creating a more organized and nearly paperless office that efficiently uses both your time and office space. Imagine having a document management plan, a basic naming procedure, and a policy on what to do for every paper that comes into your office. Knowing the right procedures and policies to implement in your office is half the battle. This on-demand webinar will help you build a foundation in your office to use a lot less paper – or get rid of it completely.

This on-demand course will cover the most commonly utilized nonimmigrant category that authorizes employment for professional foreign nationals in the United States, the H-1B Petition. This course will include a discussion about the important H-1B qualifying requirements and an explanation on how to prepare an H-1B documentation. This course will also encompass topics such as common obstacles of legal teams, prevailing wage issues, the H-1B cap, and the implications of non-compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s H-1B Labor Condition Application.

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