Richard T. John is a general practice lawyer, consultant, and businessperson located in Ithaca, NY. Professor John is a member of the Tompkins County Legislature, chair of the Public Safety Committee, and chair of the T.C. Industrial Development Agency. He has taught as an adjunct professor at the Cornell Law School for the past several years, teaching “Functions of the General Counsel” and “Compliance Systems.” Professor John served nine years as the North American General Counsel and Vice President of Compliance at Intertek, a global product and commodity testing, inspection, and certification company.
Effective rule design requires you to follow a number of principles. This course will focus on those principles and guide you through the process of creating rules for your business needs. You will start by exploring the importance of clarity and simplicity in rule design and apply these skills by finding ways to make your rules more accessible and engaging. You will then acquire tools that will help you identify your audience and allow you to design rules that are relevant and clear to them. Finally, as a means of enhancing comprehension and application, you will examine design approaches to make your rules easier to implement using psychology, advertising, and visual principles. The skills you take away from this course will help ensure that you and your team are set up for success.
You are required to have completed the following course or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Rule Systems as Designed Systems
Key Course Takeaways
- Employ the principles of simple, clear, and short in the rule creation process to build an ability to write effective rules
- Assess the importance of the anticipated audience, presentation format, time, motivation, and other factors in designing the rules
- Implement design principles in rule creation that will make the actual operation of the rule system more effective
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Who Should Enroll
- HR professionals
- Compliance officers
- Finance and accounting professionals
- Health and safety managers
- Process control professionals
- Operations professionals
- Lawyers and legal professionals