25th March, 2021: LawSikho, India’s leading online education company that creates advanced and practical legal courses, has partnered with Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC) to co-create and roll out 5 new online courses, comprising two Diplomas and three Certification Courses, ranging from Business Law, Employment and Industrial Law, Media and Entertainment Law, Competition Law and Legal Drafting.
Through this collaboration, the one year Diploma in Business Law for in-house Counsels provides a detailed learning on legal aspects pertaining to an organization, while the one year Diploma in Labour, Employment and Industrial Law is targeted towards Human Recourse Managers to obtain a broader understanding of policies and regulations. The 3 month Certificate Courses offered include Media and Entertainment Law, Competition Law-Practice and Enforcement and Legal Drafting-Contracts and Petitions.
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal (Retd.), Chief Executive Officer, MEPSC, highlighted on the success of MEPSC’s journey and said that “Education is a continual process and online courses are the way forward to build relevant professional skills. This collaboration is much needed and will push forward the cause of employability for India’s youth.”
Ramanuj Mukherjee, CEO, LawSikho said, “The courses created with MEPSC will equip students with in-depth knowledge on each subject and cover important aspects that is beneficial to the candidate from an industry perspective. Each course will provide law graduates with ample opportunities to pursue gainful employment across the country.”
All the Diploma and Certificate courses will be offered online and students can access basic study material through an online learning management system 24/7, available both on Android and iOS applications. In order to assist working professionals, the classes for these courses have been scheduled to be held after regular work hours or on Sunday afternoons. A certificate will be issued by LawSikho, MEPSC and Skill India. To be eligible for a certificate from MEPSC and Skill India, one must have 70% in the final assessment of the program.
Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Councils (MEPSC) is the Sector Skill Council under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India working towards skilling the youth in key areas of management and entrepreneurship to make them job-ready. MEPSC is engaged in Skilling under the Skill India Mission of Govt. of India. It offers a skill development initiative in 5 key segments - training and assessment, office management, professional skills (including Security Sector), non-teaching job roles in the education sector, and entrepreneurship.
LawSikho is India’s leading online education company that creates advanced and practical legal courses and customized training programs catering to lawyers, leading businesses and universities. Bridging the gap between theory and practice in legal education. Over the years, LawSikho has become a formidable eco-system which consist of practical legal knowledge, repository of insights, video lessons and a library of how-to guides and templates that can elevate a legal practice and help it scale faster.