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Content and Delivery

Our programs are designed by a creative team of instructional designers, attorneys and industrial psychologists and delivered in a practical, engaging and high-energy fashion by an unparalleled group of former plaintiff’s attorneys, investigators, judges and others. Seyfarth Shaw at Work’s combination of meaningful content, vibrant design and high-energy delivery makes us much more than just another law firm training group, more than just a team of consultants and more than a training vendor offering "cookie cutter" courses. It makes Seyfarth Shaw at Work uniquely qualified to partner with you and provide the only simple, fully engaging compliance and training solution.

Content: Course Provider Credentials

The content for our courses is provided by the attorneys of Seyfarth Shaw, who bring a wealth of expertise in employment/labor, corporate and compliance matters. Seyfarth Shaw is regularly involved in landmark litigation, and many of these experiences provide our training course design team with latest trends and best practices. This input has proved critical, given that our conduct and EEO training programs have been reviewed by enforcement agencies in the context of specific consent decrees across industries. Our company is a testament to Seyfarth Shaw’s dedication to client education and creative partner-based solutions since its inception in 1945. For more information about Seyfarth Shaw LLP, please visit its website at www.seyfarth.com.

Design: Course Designer Credentials

  • Developed live courses at/for Northwestern University and the University of Michigan
  • Developed Computer-Mediated Instructional Simulations for the School of Education, University of Michigan [Cited in such publications, as "Academic Computing - Global Classroom"]
  • Developed Interactive Simulations utilized by the United States Department of Defense [DOD] educational programs
  • Authored American Bar Association book on instructional methods for conduct training [now preparing 3rd edition]
  • Cited by the Financial Times for a "highly commended" cross-selling training module that "strategically changes behaviors". (Collaboration with our parent firm.)
  • Cited as national instructional design authority by American Bar Association, Winter Wyman, Aspatore Books Executive Publishers, the H.R. Manager Legal Reporter and many others
  • Extensive design of both leader-led and web-based courses - with an emphasis on blending delivery solutions and designing across platforms
  • Awarded the Brandon-Hall Citations for Design Excellence: 2011-12
  • All employment equity and conduct related courses designed by SSAW have been reviewed and approved by governmental agencies in the context of consent decrees
  • Successfully completed intensive week-long Green Dot certification session*
  • Delivery: Training Team Credentials

    It has become increasingly critical that trainers employ successful interactive facilitation tools and techniques to create a participant-friendly atmosphere in order to involve and "capture" learners from the moment they walk through the door. Thus, all Seyfarth Shaw at Work trainers are dynamic facilitators who have undergone a multi-year certification and integration process, which includes extensive client feedback, to deliver a uniquely engaging and entertaining experience.

    Our trainers:

  • Come to us as experienced former plaintiff’s attorneys, judges, investigators who have "seen both sides" and talk from a plaintiff’s, jury’s or agency representative perspective - and thereby enable participants to view the results of workplace decisions from the "defendant’s table," "hearing room" or "jury box".
  • Demonstrate proven ability to engage at a high-level, entertain and effectively facilitate to imprint practical skills. We do not use "lawyers who teach". Our goal is simple: to make your organization’s values and expectations practical and to make the law come alive.
  • Have served as advisors to national and global discrimination task forces, and on university and law school faculty. Seyfarth Shaw at Work trainers also have served as general counsel to U.S. and global corporations of all sizes. They help craft employment and fraud legislation, monitor compliance programs and have faced all the topics/issues on which we train as real-world litigators, investigators, representatives and judges.
  • *College and University environment focus

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