NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute is proud to accept the Association for Continuing Legal Education's "Best Award" for the Interactive Learning Center's "Mastering Negotiations: The Significance of Planning and Preparation" program.
ACLEA formally presented the award to PLI at the Association's Annual Meeting in Montreal on August 1, 2017.
"Mastering Negotiations: The Significance of Planning and Preparation" is a sophisticated interactive video simulation designed to address key concepts for legal professionals as they prepare for successful negotiations. Program content – negotiation concepts and the realistic case study – was provided by Joseph D. Harbaugh, Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus, Shepard Broad College of Law, Nova Southeastern University, a long-time PLI faculty member.
"We are honored to be recognized by ACLEA, and proud of the award-winning content created for our Interactive Learning Center," said Anita Shapiro, President of PLI. "'Mastering Negotiations' is one of our many real-world scenario programs, providing practical applications through cutting-edge engagement techniques."
In its effort to remain "ever current," PLI maintains a strong online learning presence for continuing legal education, incorporating the latest innovations through research-based instructional design and interactive technology.
Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, and was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. PLI provides the highest quality, accredited continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. This content is delivered by more than 4,000 volunteer faculty, including prominent lawyers, judges, investment bankers, accountants, corporate counsel, and U.S. and international government regulators. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks and Answer Books, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is its commitment to the pro bono community, with over 78,000 program scholarships awarded last year.