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PEMGPS AUGUST 2020 BATCH

PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE MASTER IN GENERAL PARALEGAL STUDIES (PEMGPS)

COURSE CONTENT:

1. Week 1 to 4

1. Introduction to Paralegal Studies

2. The role of Paralegals in a developing country

3. Paralegals and private law firms

4. Introduction to the Justice Delivery system of Ghana:

5. The courts (specialized divisions, superior and lower)

6. Local Government Act

7. Criminal Offenses Act

2. Week 5 to 7

1. Civil and Criminal Justice Jurisdiction

2. Intellectual Property Law

3. Dispute Resolution Processes (Litigation and ADR processes)

4. Overview of Children’s Act

5. Marriages in Ghana

6. Domestic Violence Law

7. Divorce

8. Constitutional Law

3. Week 8 to 10

1. The Law of Contract

2.  Negotiating and Drafting contractual agreements

3. Juvenile Justice in Ghana

4. Overview of Chieftaincy Act

5. Overview of ADR Act

6. Notary Public & Functions

7. Law of Succession

8. The Role of Commissioner for Oaths        

4. Week 11 to 13

1. Legal Research

2. Administrative Law

3. Communication Skills for Paralegals

4. Ethics of Paralegal Practice

5. Administration of Oath

6. Types of Oaths

7. Writing Tenancy agreement

8. The Rent Act

9. Understanding the Labour Law of Ghana

5. Week 14 to 15

1. Tax Regime of Ghana

2. Conveyancing

3. Legal Writing

5. Law Firm Administration

6. Understanding Mining Laws of Ghana

7. Assessment Test

COURSE FOCUS

This ADR training is designed for persons who aspire to work as ADR practitioners as well as persons whose daily engagement entails management of people with different backgrounds.  It is also highly recommended for CEOs, Bankers, HR Managers, Corporate Leaders, the Clergy, Chiefs and Queens, Disciplinary Committee Members of any organization, Heads of Educational Institutions and Parents, Counselors and Heads of educational institutions. It is also suitable for Political Party Leaders and Student Leaders.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Diploma, Degree Holders, Master Degree Holders from any recognized institution.

FEES

Registration Form: GH¢100.00

Tuition fee: GH¢4,000.00 including breakfast, lunch, certificate and training materials.

NB: The programme is mainly for capacity building and professional practice

COURSE CENTRE

Registration Centre: IPLS Admissions Office, Resolution zone 

Course Venue: Resolution Zone, Festus Junction, off Amanfrom Road, Pokuase, Accra.

DATE AND TIME

Date: 22nd August, 2020 – 28th November, 2020

Duration: 15 Saturdays (120hrs)

Time: 9am – 5pm each Saturday (8hrs each Saturday)

CONTACT:

TEL: 0509634027, 0303960798

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: iplsghana.com

P. O. Box GP22356, Accra.

Who We Are

The Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies - IPLS is a registered private training and development institute under the Laws of Ghana dedicated to the development and promotion of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Human Rights based approach to development, paralegal studies, etc.

Affiliations

Get in Touch

IPLS GHANA

Location
Resolution Zone, Off Amanfrom Road, 
Pokuase,H/132 Accra

Call
+233-050-3496-027
+233-0303-960-798

Email
ipls.edu.gh@gmail.com

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