A core value of the True Value Partnering Institute is the education and professional development of its members. To this end, the Institute's Academy has two programs available to its members and are included as part of the Institute Membership. For non TVPi Members the cost per certificate program is listed below.
Legal Pricing and Project Management and Innovation Essentials
Many participants of the Law Firm Pricing Chief/Director/Leader Cohort had expressed that they would like their Managers and Analysts to receive a schedule of formal training. The aim of the program is to bring all of their pricing and LPM teams up to a set standard or level of educational training to optimize their knowledge to enhance their day-to-day experience and the value they bring to their respective law firms.
The program consists of a full suite of virtual training sessions specifically aimed at Pricing, LPM and Innovation Managers and Analysts, and those outside of these specialties at all levels such as Marketing, Finance, etc. The programs are provided by some of the most experienced law firm pricing and LPM professionals who make up the Academy’s Educational Faculty.
At the conclusion of the formal training program, Graduates of the Academy will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be used to showcase that they have received this extra training and help distinguish them amongst their fellow peers.
This program is free to members and available to non-members for a cost of $199.
Advanced Legal Pricing, Project Management and Innovation
The Advanced Certificate is a deeper dive into the specialty areas of legal pricing, project management and innovation. The program consists of three hours of subject matter learning on each of the core topics for a total of nine hours.
This program is designed for those who’s primary role encompasses legal pricing, project management and innovation and who hold senior positions such as those with Manager, Senior Manager, Leader, Director, Chief titles. Analysts and other similar positions may also complete the advanced program if they have obtained the Competency Certificate as described above and have greater than three years of experience in a related role.
At the conclusion of the formal training program, Graduates of the Academy will receive an Advanced Certificate of Completion that can be used to showcase that they have received this extra training and help distinguish them amongst their fellow peers.
This program is free to members and available to non-members for a cost of $499.
Leslie F. Brown, ALPM
Director of Legal Process Innovation
Chief Practice Innovation Officer
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I take the classes and final examination?
The Academy is delivered through the virtual on-demand training platform so you can study each session on your own schedule. New content is delivered with an option to attend live. At the end of each segment to the above programs an on-line multi-choice examination is taken which must be passed to receive the certifications. The pass threshold is set at obtaining an 80% correct score. This is to ensure that the Certificates are seen as a sign distinguished competency in the legal sector.
Additional Benefits to being an Academy Graduate:
Completion of the Course will also earn you credits towards the Accredited Legal Pricing Professional (ALPP) and/or the Accredited Legal Project Manager (ALPM) designation, the industry recognized standard for those who focus on legal pricing and LPM.
Graduates will also be eligible to join the Academy Alumni Network where they will be connected on-line to continue the fostering of professional relationships as graduates progress through their careers.
The Academy is delivered through the virtual on-demand training platform and each segment requires the passing of an on-line examination. The Certificates of Completion will only be awarded to those who have attended all the sessions and passed the final exam.
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