2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jan 26, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLS - 1003 Drafting Policies, Procedures & Contracts


(3 hrs.)

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of drafting contracts, policies, and procedures, and emphasizes the development of drafting skills.  This course will review the elements of an effective contract, contract structure and interpretation, key clauses, risk allocation, and enforceability.  With respect to drafting legal and compliance policies and procedures, students will learn fundamental compliance principles and gain experience in drafting effective compliance policies and procedures that serve to ensure compliance with applicable laws.  Students will gain hands-on experience in drafting and emphasis will be placed on understanding the legal and compliance purposes of the documents being drafted and how to draft with clarity and precision.  The course will be conducted by a combination of lecture and student drafting both in team and individual settings. Pending Faculty Approval. Only available to MLS students starting April 2019 and later.