Certificate Programs

The CCC Copyright Education Certificate Programs provide guidance and tools to help you navigate copyright challenges in both the academic and corporate environment. Whether you are responsible for managing compliance and ethics, obtaining permissions, organizing your organization’s various license agreements, or managing content, CCC’s Copyright Education Certificate Programs will help you understand the complex world of copyright.

The certificate program is comprised of a series of instructor-led eLearning courses and includes group discussions, question and answer sessions, and analyses of real-world scenarios. Upon completion of the modules, participants will receive a certificate of course completion from CCC.

Business Certificates

Advanced Copyright for Business

CCC’s Copyright Education offers a comprehensive six-module eLearning certificate course, Advanced Copyright for Business, that provides an in-depth review of the history and purpose of U.S. copyright law and offers tips to better manage copyright compliance.

Course Objectives:

  • Examine the purpose of U.S. copyright law and some common misconceptions
  • Discuss international copyright considerations
  • Describe the purpose and various types of intellectual property
  • Review the provisions described in sections 106, 107 and 109 in U.S. Code title 17, Chapter 1 (Copyrights)
  • Consider examples of works protected and not protected by copyright
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on some typical content use scenarios

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of U.S. and international copyright law as it applies to corporations and associations and provides tools to more effectively manage copyright compliance.

Dates Available

23-Mar-2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT Register Now >

Copyright 101

Are you unclear on how copyright law impacts your day-to-day work? CCC’s Copyright Education offers the Copyright 101, an eLearning certificate course that provides an overview of U.S. copyright law and when permission to use copyrighted materials may be required.

Course Objectives:

  • Examine the purpose of U.S. copyright law
  • Describe the intent of §107 of the Copyright Act on Fair Use
  • Recognize copyright implications for the use of digital content
  • Identify potential acts of copyright infringement

Who Should Attend?

Copyright 101 is designed for employees who need a basic overview of U.S. copyright law to assist with day-to-day work responsibilities. This course is a condensed version of the comprehensive six-module course, Advanced Copyright for Business.

Dates Available

1-Dec-2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST Register Now >
9-Mar-2021 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST Register Now >
18-May-2021 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Register Now >

Academic Certificates

Copyright 101 for Academia

Join us for a look at copyright law and its impact on college and university faculty, staff members and students in colleges and universities. This instructor-led certificate course includes group discussions, question and answer sessions, and analysis of real-world scenarios to help build a foundational understanding of U.S. copyright law and best practices to manage copyright compliance in higher education.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Examine the purpose of U.S copyright law
  • Review the copyright holders’ exclusive rights
  • Define Public Domain
  • Describe the intent of §107, which sets out the Fair Use factors
  • Analyze two Fair Use cases
  • Identify potential copyright infringement
  • Recognize copyright implications for digital content
  • Understand copyright compliance best practices

Who Should Attend?

Faculty and staff members, students, and anyone who wants to gain an understanding of U.S. copyright law as it applies specifically to academic institutions.

Dates Available

26-Jan-2021 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST Register Now >

Publisher Certificates

Advanced Copyright for Publishing

Are you unclear on how copyright law impacts publishing? CCC’s Copyright Education six module eLearning certificate course, Advanced Copyright for Publishing, focuses on U.S. copyright law and when permission to use copyrighted materials may be required for both content creation and content use.

Course Objectives:

  • Examine the purpose of U.S. copyright law and some common misconceptions
  • Discuss international copyright considerations
  • Identify and define different types of licensing options
  • Describe the purpose and various types of intellectual property
  • Review the provisions described in sections 106, 107 and 109 of the Copyright Act
  • Recognize the copyright implications of using digital content
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on some typical content use scenarios in your organization
  • Discuss best practices for the use of copyrighted content

Who Should Attend?

Editors and rights and permissions, production, marketing, sales and finance personnel from all organizational levels who want to learn more about how copyright law impacts publishing.

Dates Available

1-Feb-2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EST Register Now >
7-Jun-2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT Register Now >

CCC is Committed to Advancing Copyright

Copyright is at the core of CCC’s business. As a global leader in voluntary collective licensing with 40+ years of industry experience, CCC sets the standard for an efficient global rights marketplace. We do this by providing frictionless licensing solutions integrated informed by our rights expertise. CCC advocates for copyright through our educational programs, and our collaboration with publisher, author and collective management organizations.

Please note: While our copyright training courses encourage discussion and questions, course content and any associated materials do not constitute legal advice.