Advanced Certification in Information Technology and Social Media Law

West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Rs 8,000
VAT incl.

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  • Course
  • Online
  • Duration:
    120 Days
  • When:

E-commerce revenues in India will increase by 5 times from USD 1.6 billion in 2012 to USD 8.8 billion in 2016.
Technology contracts worth $113 billion will be entered into in 2014 by Indian IT/ITES companies.
Information technology practice and technology litigation is fast emerging as one of the most lucrative practice areas. Lawyers and business consultants have immense opportunity to develop a thriving practice in the following emerging industries:
• E-commerce
• Social Media
• Data Security
• Cyber security
• E-discovery
• Online reputation management
• Software licensing
• Outsourcing
• Software as A Service (SAAS) and Cloud Computing
These industries need capable lawyers and professionals. One cannot become an effective IT lawyer just by studying the Information Technology Act. If you want to practice in this area, it is imperative to acquire a range of skills and industry perspectives. This course is built to fulfil this need. Learn to negotiate, draft and conduct IT due diligences. Acquire a deep understanding of the various IT industries and their legal needs.
Can you create legal strategy for technology disputes and technology-related risks?
Do you know how IT contracts work? Can you draft a Master Services Agreement, End-User License Agreement, a payment gateway agreement or a cloud computing agreement?
Can you advise a technology business on legal compliances and due diligence and how to handle personal information?
Can you conduct an IT and IP audit for a software company?
Do you know the rules for presenting electronic evidence before a court, or how to obtain and defend against e-discovery orders from a court?
What is the legal recourse for victims of email and phishing scams in India?
NUJS introduces the Advanced Certification in Information Technology and Social Media Law, which, for the first time brings practical insights from top information technology lawyers, successful businessmen and experienced investors.

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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

IT Law ever evolving. and the way it is taught in law schools is highly insufficient to equip law grduates with working on data theft, identity theft, creating a legal strategy for technology disputes and technology-related risks, conducting an IT and IP audit for a software company. This course imparts practical skills which will be highly relevant for a professional working in the IT industry. It will enable you to analyze and tackle legal and regulatory issues faced by IT companies and make a mark in a career in the IT industry.

· Who is it intended for?

This course is beneficial for lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries, businessmen and IT entrepreneurs, consultants and self-employed professionals, law students, information technology professionals, MBA and BBA students, engineering students.

· Requirements

The eligible candidate should be persuing or should have completed an undergraduate course from a recognised university/college in India or abroad. Admissions will be made on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students will have access to the course materials for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase with an option to renew the access for a nominal fee.


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What you'll learn on the course

Information technology
Social Media Law
Electronic Contracts
Digital Signature
Service Agreement
Level Agreement
Support Agreement

Course programme

Course structure:

Module I -Introduction to Information Technology Law

Module II - Electronic Contracts and Digital signature

Module III - Cyber Crimes, Privacy and Data security

Module IV - E-Commerce and the law

Module V - Software-as-a-service (SAAS) and Licensing

Module VI - Technology Outsourcing

Module VII - Online reputation management

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