Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Cyber Law (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 6 Months (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a comprehensive understanding of the basics and fundamentals of Cyber Laws.
  2. To explore the evolution of the IT Act and its salient features.
  3. To familiarize students with various authorities under the IT Act, their powers, penalties, and offences, along with relevant amendments.
  4. To impart knowledge about legislative, judicial, and international frameworks of Cyber Law.
  5. To delve into concepts related to computers, the internet, networking, and their legal aspects.
  6. To analyze E-commerce and associated legal issues, including provisions under Indian laws.
  7. To examine the validity of E-contracts in India and explore E-Governance concepts.
  8. To understand Digital/Electronic signature laws, Cyber Tribunal, and Appellate Tribunal.
  9. To explore Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace, including Copyright, Patent Rights, Trade Marks, and Domain Names Laws.
  10. To provide insights into Cyber Crime Laws in India, investigation processes, and current issues.
  11. To offer an international perspective on Cyber Law, including EDI, UNCITRAL Model Law, Electronic Signature Laws of Major Countries, Cryptography Laws, and Cyber Laws of Major Countries.
  12. To introduce students to the EU Convention on Cyber Crime.

Course Overview: This 6-month part-time course is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of Cyber Law, starting from the fundamentals and gradually progressing to advanced topics. The course will cover various aspects of Cyber Law, including legislative, judicial, and international frameworks, intellectual property rights, cybercrime, and global perspectives. Students will also gain practical insights into the application of Cyber Law in real-world scenarios, making them well-equipped for self-employment and career growth in the field.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Lectures and Presentations: In-depth lectures and presentations by industry experts and legal practitioners.
  2. Case Studies: Analysis of real-world cases to understand the practical application of Cyber Law.
  3. Group Discussions: Engaging group discussions on current issues and trends in Cyber Law.
  4. Workshops: Hands-on workshops to learn about digital signatures, online contracts, and cybercrime investigation.
  5. Mock Trials: Simulated legal scenarios to develop practical legal skills.
  6. Guest Lectures: Inviting experts from the field for specialized sessions.
  7. Research Projects: Independent research projects to deepen knowledge in specific areas.
  8. Online Resources: Access to online resources, legal databases, and e-books.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This course is highly beneficial for learners in several ways:

  • Enhances employability: Understanding Cyber Law is crucial for careers in law enforcement, legal consultancy, IT security, and compliance.
  • Self-employment opportunities: Graduates can provide legal services related to cybersecurity, data protection, and compliance as independent consultants.
  • Staying updated: In the digital age, knowledge of Cyber Law is essential for professionals in various fields to protect themselves and their businesses.

Please note that the course content can be modified based on the specific requirements of learners or location, ensuring that it remains relevant and up-to-date.

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