A highly interactive training course on

Contract Excellence for
Non-Legal Professionals

Mastering the Art of Contracting

Session Dates
13 - 17 Mar 2023
London, UK
05 - 09 Jun 2023
Casablanca, Morocco
18 - 22 Sep 2023
Dubai, UAE
18 - 22 Dec 2023
London, UK

Training Course Overview

This contracts management training course is intended to allow professionals and managers with a background other than law or contracts to better understand the processes and issues involved with contracting, and therefore improve their overall management skills. Every organisation relies on contracts to protect the interests of the company and manage risk effectively. It is imperative that everyone in the organisation understands the issues and processes involved in a contracting scenario.

Training Course Objectives

By attending this COPEX training course, you should achieve these goals:

  • Recognise the Structure and Purpose of Contracts
  • Show How Different Structures Can Be Used in Different Situations
  • Improve the Ability of Managers to Communicate with Contracts Personnel
  • Illustrate Some of the Pitfalls That Exist Within Commonly-Used Contract Clauses
  • Construct and Control Contract Negotiations and Management

Designed For

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Engineers
  • Project or Construction Professionals
  • Tenders, Contracts, Buyers, Purchasing, Financial Personnel
  • Those From a Project Management or General Management Background Who Do Not Think They Have Sufficient Understanding of Contract Issues
  • Those New to the Function, Preparing for a Major Project, or Experienced Managers Looking for a Refresher

Training Course Outline

Among a range of valuable topics, the following will be given high priority:

  • The Basis of Contracting
  • Oral Contracts, Electronic Contracts and Authority to Contract
  • Risk and Different Contracting Types
  • How to Assess and Manage Risk
  • Liability Issues, Indemnities & Insurance, Intellectual Property
  • Obligation to Perform, Defective Goods, Force Majeure
  • Changes and Variations, Payment and Close-Out Issues
  • Negotiation, Avoidance and Resolution of Disputes
  • Negotiation, Compromise and Settlement
  • Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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