LTC4 Learning Plan Updates

Law Firms at the Forefront with Updated LTC4 Plans

LTC4 updates its learning plans with the latest comprehensive overhaul reflecting months of collaborative effort positioning LTC4 at the forefront of legal tech competence. Each time LTC4 reviews the Learning Plans, they reach out to volunteers from their ever-expanding group of LTC4 licensees worldwide to get a fresh analysis of the competencies. 

The updated Learning Plans can form the structure for meaningful training programmes that improve technology skills and lead to the global industry standard LTC4 Certification for both Legal Professionals & Legal Support Specialists. Each learning plan emphasises practical, hands-on experience, allowing legal professionals to integrate their newfound knowledge into day-to-day operations.

The updated Plans are:

  1. Security Awareness – protecting the confidentiality of the firm's documents and information and guarding against fraud in line with your firm's security policies and procedures.
  2. Working with Legal Documents – increasing efficiency and productivity and reducing risk when preparing, editing and comparing well-formatted legal documents.
  3. Managing Documents & Emails –promoting consistent, efficient, risk-free and accurate use of any system when saving, filing and sending documents and e-mails.
  4. Hybrid working - working away from the office efficiently, responsibly and securely is essential in today’s hybrid world.
  5. Time Recording – promoting consistent, timely and accurate recording of time spent regardless of the software used and flexible enough to comply with firms’ policies and procedures.
  6. Client Relationship Management – increasing the firm’s business by capturing and sharing client information and activities for marketing and business development purposes.
  7. Collaborating with Others – efficiently working with colleagues and clients involving many of the applications on the desktop, including organising emails, managing calendars and conference calls.
  8. Data and Reports – understanding the value of using spreadsheets efficiently for calculations, data  storage and reporting.
  9. Visual Communications – assisting individuals to become confident and effective users of multi-media  and to communicate information in a concise, persuasive and engaging format.
  10. Video Conferencing – ensuring you have the skills to participate in and facilitate remote meetings confidently.

LTC4 Learning Plans were first introduced in 2010 by legal IT training professionals working within law firms worldwide who identified fundamental knowledge gaps across the legal industry. It formed the first and only coalition of experts who understood the challenges of improving technology skills. 

LTC4 reaffirms its commitment to recognising and validating legal technology competence by offering certification. The certification serves as a badge of excellence, showcasing a professional's proficiency in utilising technology within the legal context, reassuring clients and reducing risk.

All ten updated LTC4 Learning Plans are now available to existing licensees and new firms joining the LTC4 global community. These can be purchased individually or in packages at the LTC4 store.

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