The UGSoL Summer Training Programme

The University of Ghana School of Law (UGSoL) is organizing five short training courses from 29th August to 30th September, 2022. The aim of these courses is to provide participants with the requisite knowledge to address frequently encountered legal problems in the country.

These courses are open to members of the bench, the bar, governmental institutions, banking institutions and companies, non-governmental institutions, traditional authorities and the general public.

 

 

DATA PROTECTION

Personal data of participants will not be shared or disclosed to any third parties external to the University of Ghana. The UGSoL will process participants’ data in accordance with the Data Protection laws of Ghana.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Our training courses are taught in English so participants must have a good command of the language.

COURSES AVAILABLE

1. BASIC LAW FOR LIFE SERIES (29th August - 2nd September, 2022)

The Basic law for life series is a course designed to introduce participants to the relevant areas of law that directly or indirectly affect their daily activities.

Audience

This training programme is open to all members of the general public.

Course Content

  •     General introduction to the Ghana Legal System
  •     Getting acquainted with the Constitution
  •     Principles of Contract Law
  •     Labour and Employment Law
  •     Famiy Law (Marriage, Divorce, Child Custody, and Adoption)
  •     Criminal Law: Crimes, Arrest, Bail and Bonds

FEES

GHC 1,500 - Virtual

GHC 2,000 - In-Person

Cost will cover certificate of participation and training materials.

 

2. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE UNDER THE NEW COMPANIES ACT (5th-7th September, 2022)

This course is designed to introduce participants to the basic principles of corporate governance and provides an overview of the corporate governance framework under the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992).

Audience

This course is designed for judges, lawyers, investors, staff of banking and government institutions, businessmen and women, and all members of the general public.

Course Content

  •     Introduction to Corporate Governance
  •     Corporate Agency problems and incentives for sound insider behaviour
  •     The linkages between sound corporate governance and business success
  •     The rules of corporate governance under the new Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992)
  •     Stakeholders, trustees and watchdogs in corporate governance

FEES

GHC 1,200 - Virtual

GHC 1,500 - In-Person

Cost will cover certificate of participation and training materials.

 

 

  3.   ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS (19th-22nd September, 2022)

Alternative Dispute Resoultion Techniques in Business is a short course designed to introduce participants to the strategies and techniques required to successfully resolve disputes outside the traditional legal and administrative fora.

Audience
This course is designed for investors, staff of banking and government institutions, businessmen and women, executives and members of labour unions and organised groups, and all members of the general public.

Course Content

  •     Managing Conflicts in Organisations: Nature, Causes and Characteristics of Workplace Conflicts
  •     Becoming an Effective Negotiator
  •     Managing Workplace Conflicts through Mediation
  •     Introduction to Commercial Arbitration

FEES

GHC 1,500 - Virtual

GHC 2,000 - In-Person

Cost will cover certificate of participation and training materials.

 

 4.  FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DIRECT TAX LAWS IN GHANNA (7th-9th September, 2022)

This is a short course designed to introduce participants to the fundamental concepts and principles of direct tax laws in Ghana.

Audience

The training is targeted at lawyers, accountants, tax practitioners, reglatory and compliance officers, management staff of financial and government institutions and all members of the general public.

Course Content

  •  Direct Tax Obligations of a Taxpayer
  •  Mode of Assessments for Direct Taxes
  •  Management of Withholding Taxes
  •  Enforcement and Collection of Direct Taxes
  •  Offences and Penalties

FEES

GHC 1,200 - Virtual

GHC 1,500 - In-Person

Cost will cover certificate of participation and training materials.

 

5. PROPERTY OWNERSHIP IN GHANA: THE NEW LANDS ACT (26th-30th September, 2022)

Property Ownership in Ghana: The New Lands Act is a short course designed to introduce participants to selected topical emerging issues arising from the enactment of the lands act, 2020 ( Act 1036).

Audience

Real estate agents, landowners, surveyors, regulatory and compliance officers, and all members of the general public.

Course Content

  •     Types of interests and rights in land in Ghana
  •     Acquisition and resgistration of interests and title in land
  •     Transfer of interests in land in general and the leasehold interest
  •     Interest of licensees and caretakers of land
  •     Spousal Property Rights
  •     Ofences relating to land

FEES

GHC 1,500 - Virtual

GHC 2,000 - In-Person

Cost will cover certificate of participation and training materials.

 

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

All courses will be taught In-Person, however Virtual option (Microsoft Teams) will be available for those who would prefer that medium of instruction. Participants who would prefer the virtual option should kindly get Microsoft Teams application installed on their devices.

 

ASSESSMENT

Our courses assess students via coursework, presentations, case studies, role plays and discussions. Please see each course webpage for further information.

 

CERTIFICATES

Participants who successfully complete the courses will be awarded certificates of participation by the University of Ghana School of Law.

 

TEACHING FACILITIES

The UGSoL is equipped with large and spacious classrooms which are air-conditioned and well ventilated.

Participants will have access to the UGSoL Law Library which is the largest and most well stocked Law Library in the country.

 

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PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO OUR UGSOL 2022 TRAINING PROGRAMME

All places are subject to fulfilling the entry requirements as shown in the admission section and are subject to availability.

If you have any questions about your application, contact us at trainingugsol@ug.edu.gh or + 233 (0) 30 3963750

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