Online Short Courses

Northwestern Pritzker Law is offering globally accessible online educational programs taught by our Law School faculty. The online learning experience is designed to offer working professionals industry-relevant skills and personalized, people-mediated support without compromising on work and family responsibilities.

Each short course is broken up into several modules with weekly deadlines, created to allow students to work when it suits them best. At the beginning of each module, they will be presented with all the lectures, notes, and assignments needed for completion. Students will also have 24-hour access to a Success Adviser who’ll help set goals, track key milestones, and manage time.

Privacy Law and Data Protection Course

As businesses become more digital, the volume of data generated about consumers, clients, and suppliers increases significantly. This increase raises concerns around privacy and data protection, and how to comply with privacy laws. An understanding of the foundational principles of privacy law is increasingly vital for business and legal professionals to be able to interpret privacy and data protection laws and navigate the regulatory landscape.

The Privacy Law and Data Protection online short course equips students with an in-depth understanding of U.S. privacy laws, enabling them to make better decisions to protect data, mitigate business risks, and comply with federal, state, and domain-specific privacy and data legislation. On completion of this course, students will have created a personalized privacy law road map that can be applied to their organization to help create better privacy policies.

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The Law School is partnering with online education provider GetSmarter, a 2U, Inc. brand, to deliver premium online short courses in a high quality, collaborative format.