Spring 2022 Course Schedule

Organizational Resilience & Crisis Management (LAW-795OR-001)
Karl Hopkins

Meets: 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM (M)

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This experiential learning course is designed, through an iterative simulation supported by readings and lectures, to prepare students to understand and address the evolving operational environment and the complex and hyper dynamic legal and policy landscape of the Technological Age. The course will develop students' skills on, inter alia, risk definition, identification, and management, oral advocacy, concise and persuasive writing for senior executives, legal and policy analysis and interpretation, negotiation, ethics determinations, interviewing, and professional collaboration. In particular it will examine the interrelationship of various organizational stakeholders' disciplines, such as law, technology, security, finance, talent management, communications and executive leadership and their functions within a resilient organization. The course will emphasize the legal, compliance and operational aspects of these issues and the critical role of the general counsel as a focal point of operational, financial, and reputational risk management and legal and policy compliance, with practical problem sets used for illustration and discussion purposes. Students will be expected to research these issues and provide risk-based, law and policy-compliant solutions for discussion. Instruction will follow a practical scenario with deliverables and recommendations.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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