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Kinstellar: Using Digital and Blended Learning to Scale Training Across Borders

April 3, 2019

By Katie Walter, Hotshot


How does a 10-office firm spread out across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia equip its attorneys to practice globally while delivering top-notch results locally?

For Kinstellar, the answer lies in a thoughtful mix of foundational online learning and local conversation and materials. This combination helps associates gain a consistent foundational knowledge of generally-applicable concepts and practice skills and then discuss similarities and differences in the region where they practice.

“We used to hold a global foundation M&A course, delivered by senior partners,” says Marie Hélène Côté, head of Learning & Development at Kinstellar.

The instructor-led sessions focused on the basics of a deal and touched on the complexities of practicing across borders and serving clients in different jurisdictions. Because participants were from different countries, the course did not cover local specificities in much detail...

(To read more and for a downloadable version of the main takeaways from the session, continue to the Hotshot Blog.)