The Diploma Centre is inviting applications for the Diploma in Regulation Law and Practice. This course is suitable for those who work in regulatory affairs, compliance functions or those who wish to transition to such roles.
This course, which begins on Thursday 15 October 2020, will provide participants with an overview of the rationale for regulation and the various types of frameworks and will introduce participants to key theories and concepts guiding regulation. It will demonstrate the cross-sectoral impact of regulation as well as introduce a number of the main regulatory sectors, including financial, health, energy, telecoms and professions. Additionally, some of the key aspects in providing legal advice to a regulatory body will be examined, as will the mechanism for enforcing regulation both in the courts and at quasi-judicial level, including professional conduct committees, High Court challenges and judicial review actions.
Practical skills workshops are an integral part of this diploma and will provide advocacy training relevant to oral hearings and inquiries. This course will also include a mock oral hearing and role-play sessions which will deepen the learning experience and provide an opportunity for participants to put their learning into practice.
In the context of decision-making skills, there will be a session on ethics and the social context of law addressing unconscious bias, sensitivity training awareness, and dealing with vulnerable individuals.