Professional Development Documentaries

The University of Ottawa Professional Development Institute is proud to provide access to uDocs Film documentaries as case studies for continuing legal education (CLE) and continuing professional education (CPE) for legal and private and public sector business professionals. Our curated list of documentaries will advance your knowledge on several topics including the rule of law, access to justice, professional ethics, equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), social and environmental justice and corporate social responsibility. As a PDI client, you automatically receive the promotional discount rate (10% applied) on all films and documentaries.

To register, visit the uDocs Film website: courses.udocsfilm.com/pages/pdi

Film and Documentary Titles

Professionalism (ethics) films:

Collared
Featuring the Udocs Original documentary film Collared. Learn from the story and revealing testimony of an ex-insider trader who is still struggling with the tragic consequences of his actions. (LSO Accredited for 2 hrs Professionalism)

 

Inside Lehman Brothers
This course’s overall objective is the promotion of professionalism – i.e., professional ethics, encompassing the personal and corporate standards of behavior expected by legal and business professionals. (LSO Accredited for 2 hrs Professionalism)

The A.I. Taxman
The Overall Objective is to provide legal/CPA Professionals with a better understanding of the fundamentals of artificial intelligence related to ethics, security of information, productivity and efficiency. (LSO Accredited for 1.5 hrs Professionalism)

Wellness, Mindfulness & Mental Health films:

Finding Hygge
The overall objective is to provide a better understanding of happiness, and that it is not just a catchphrase - but can be defined as well-being and therefore a vital component of our health. (LSO Accredited for 2 hrs Professionalism)

 

Project Cold Days
The overall objective of this course is the promotion of work/life balance and wellness principles, regarding mental health, substance use and addiction awareness for professionals. (LSO Accredited for 2 hrs Professionalism)

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion films:

Prosecuting Evil
The overall objective of this course is to promote the value and best practices for human rights, equality- diversity and inclusion (EDI) in our society and in Canadian organizations. (LSO Accredited for 3 hrs EDI Professionalism)

 

Whispering Truth to Power
Overall objective is the promotion of professionalism – i.e., professional ethics, which encompasses the personal & corporate standards of behavior expected by legal and business professionals. (LSO Accredited for 1 hr EDI Professionalism & 1.5 hrs Professionalism)

Pro Bono films:

Lessons Injustice
Danardo jones sets out on a car ride with his teenage son in hopes of having a conversation that some parents dread and others are unaware of. As a lawyer, Jones is well aware that the law can do little to protect his son against the anti-racism and discrimination that has become a part of his complicated Canadian identity.

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