Masterclass on Technology Contacts


The Master Class on Technology Contracts is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of technology contracts' legal and business aspects. 

It will delve into the intricacies of drafting, negotiating, and managing contracts related to technology services, software licensing, intellectual property, data protection, and more. Participants will gain valuable insights into mitigating risks and ensuring successful collaborations in the technology sector.


  1. Introduction to Technology Contracts: In this module, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of technology contracts and their significance in the context of startups. They will explore the impact of technology contracts on startup operations and learn how they differ from general contracts, setting the foundation for their advisory roles.
  2. Types of technology contracts: Participants will be introduced to various technology contracts commonly encountered in the startup world. They will gain insights into software licensing agreements, service agreements, data processing agreements, intellectual property contracts, cloud computing contracts, and collaboration agreements, allowing them to advise startups on the appropriate contracts for their needs.
  3. Elements of a Technology Contract: This module will focus on the essential elements that make up a valid and effective technology contract. Participants will learn about critical components and clauses necessary for legally binding and well-structured agreements.
  4. Drafting clauses in technology contracts: Participants will develop practical skills in drafting key clauses for technology contracts. They will learn how to create clear, precise, and comprehensive clauses to protect the interests of all parties involved while minimising potential risks.
  5. Practical assessments: In this module, participants will apply their knowledge and newly acquired drafting skills to create simulated technology contracts. This hands-on practice will help them build confidence and reinforce their understanding of the concepts covered.
  6. Evaluating and mitigating contractual risks: Participants will learn how to identify and prioritise risks associated with technology contracts. They will gain expertise in conducting due diligence on contract parties, analysing contract language, and implementing strategies to mitigate potential risks. This module will enable them to provide valuable risk management advice to startups.
  7. Reviewing contracts: This module will equip participants with comprehensive skills to analyse and evaluate startup agreements thoroughly. They will learn techniques for identifying potential issues, assessing compliance, and ensuring that contracts align with the startup's goals and regulatory requirements. The ability to review contracts effectively will be invaluable in their startup advisory roles. 

Mode of Delivery: Virtual

Price: N 350,000

Duration: 1 day

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Masterclass on Technology Contacts

The Master Class on Technology Contracts is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of technology contracts' legal and business aspects. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is my payment inclusive of exam fees and training?

Yes, payments made are fully inclusive of online training, digital textbooks, sample questions, exam vouchers and the IAPP membership (optional)

Where and how will the training take place?

All training will take place virtually from the comfort of your home.

How do I make payments?

Payments may be made in naira or USD.
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2024 Training Schedule

Ridwan Oloyede ( FIP, CIPP/E, CIPM)

Ridwan Oloyede is the Co-Founder of Tech Hive Advisory, where he leads the technology policy team. He advises on the global aspects of cybersecurity policy, data protection and privacy laws, digital health and digital ethics. Ridwan is a Fellow of Information Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and a Research Fellow at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional in European Data Protection Law (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Ridwan is also an expert at the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe and an official IAPP training provider.

Diana Uzor (CIPP/E, CIPM)

Diana is a certified privacy practitioner with experience in technology law, data protection advisory, corporate commercial, start up advisory, intellectual property advisory. Diana offers a range of services to clients including conducting product structure audits, advising on the commercialisation of intellectual property, conducting data protection audits, advising on compliance with all extant laws. She has a knack for spotting potential problem areas and offers legal services from the get-go to protect her clients from pitfalls and liability.  Diana is also a teacher, analyst and lifetime learner.

Senwelo Modise (FIP, CIPT, CIPP/E, CIPM, Security +)

Senwelo is a partner at Botlhole Law Group [In association with Neill Armstrong]. She leads the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications division at this corporate and commercial law firm. She specialises in technology law and is a subject matter expert in privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity. She is interested in blockchain, digital health, fintech, artificial intelligence, electronic evidence, digital rights, and technology to improve efficiencies in legal practice.

14th - 16th May
21st - 23rd May

19th - 20th June
19th - 20th June

2nd - 4th July

9th - 11th July
23rd - 25th July

Please note that these training dates are subject to change and rescheduling if we do not meet the minimum quota of trainees per class.

Schedule a private in-person or executive training session. The sessions are shorter with more detailed focus on the participants. The training places premium on the participants’ focus, confidentiality and adaptability.

Date: The exact dates will be additionally determined.
Minimum of 3 participant per session
No of days: 2-days
Venue: To be determined
Fee:  To be determined