Essentials Course


Your Shortcut to NDA Mastery 


Unleash your potential as an NDA superstar at this 2-hour transformative course. Laura Frederick will share her practical real-world approach about exactly what you need to know to become proficient at drafting and negotiating NDAs.

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Our NDA Essentials course will help you ramp up your expertise and skills so you can draft and negotiate non-disclosure agreements with confidence.

Here's what you'll gain from this game-changing experience:

  • A comprehensive grasp of the ins and outs of NDAs. We'll demystify the complexities, making it easy for you to comprehend the key elements and legal implications. Consider yourself armed with invaluable knowledge!

  • An understanding of how to negotiate NDA terms. With your new insights and training,  you'll learn how to make the judgment calls that balance the need to get NDAs signed with managing your company's risk.

  • Clarity about how to identify and mitigate potential risks in NDAs. You'll discover effective approaches to each part of an NDA, what parts are critical, and when to hold fast or make concessions

What you'll learn from this course


Module 1:   Background law and core terminology 

Module 2:   Definition of confidential information and exceptions

Module 3:   NDA use and disclosure restrictions, plus term and termination.

Module 4:   NDA provisions on Intellectual property, warranty, and boilerplate provisions

Module 5:   NDA landmines and problematic provisions

Module 6:   Ask Laura Anything questions from a live NDA training

How to Contract's practical training programs are making a difference to lawyers and professionals around the world.

Come for the training, stay for the bonuses!

Check out all these resources you'll get...

Excel file with Laura's detailed NDA drafting advice by provision and concept

Ebook with Laura's NDA-related contract tips and cartoons

Confidentiality provision with Laura's extensive footnotes

Finally feel confident reviewing and negotiating NDAs 

NDA Essentials Course


  • 120+ minutes of NDA training created by Laura Frederick with cameos by her three special guests
  • 90-day access to the videos, but keep the  playbook and job aids forever
  • Slide deck for you to follow during the sessions
  • BONUS #1: Laura Frederick's personal NDA Playbook (personal license)
  • BONUS #2: Lots of job aids to help you navigate NDAs, including checklists, guides, and annotated provisions
  • BONUS #3: Ebook with Laura's tips and cartoons on NDAs

Meet your instructor, Laura Frederick

Laura Frederick
is the author of the bestselling book Practical Tips on How to Contract and the popular free-to-download resource How to Contract Checklist for NDAs.

She'll share the expertise she developed through her experience in Big Law firms and as in-house commercial counsel at a variety of companies including Tesla.

This course includes expert segments with these contract superstars

This course is for you if you want to expand your NDA skills and truly understand how to approach these critical business documents.

  • Lawyers
  • Contract managers
  • Paralegals
  • Procurement managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Startup founders
  • Business development professionals
  • Sales and sales operations
  • Account managers
  • International lawyers
  • Legal operations professionals
  • Contract tech product teams and programmers
  • Risk managers, and
  • Anyone who works with NDAs

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