: Mercury Training Center
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Legal & Contracts Management

The Complete Course on Contracts Management


Introduction:

Commercial and business relationships are based on contracts of one type or another. These are becoming increasingly complex, and as trade becomes ever more international, the differences in approach between different legal and contracting systems becomes a greater issue. All business professionals need to understand what a contract does (and does not) require them and the other party to the contract to do, and the consequences for both parties of any failure

Targeted Groups:

  • Contract Administrators, Contract Professionals and Project Coordinators
  • Specifiers, Buyers, Purchasing Professionals and Procurement Officers
  • Contracts Managers 
  • Project Managers
  • Engineers or Contracts Operatives

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Improve their understanding of the role of contracts within a business
  • Develop more confidence in dealing with contracting issues
  • Understand how strategies can be developed to improve the commercial outcomes
  • Apply the latest international thinking in dispute resolution
  • Increase awareness of the use of contracts in everyday business life

Targeted Competencies:

  • Strategic planning
  • Contract selection and drafting
  • Ability to instruct and manage lawyers
  • Commercial management
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Dispute resolution

Course Content:

Unit 1: What are Contracts and how are they Created?

  • The need for contractual relationships
  • What is needed to create a valid contract? Ingredients and formalities
  • Authority and agency
  • The tender process
  • Alternative sourcing
  • Making contracts enforceable – with particular emphasis on the international context

Unit 2: The Structure of Contracts:

  • Form of Agreement
  • Hierarchy of Terms and Conditions
  • Different contractual structures
  • Traditional and new
  • Risk and Title (ownership) in international trade - When does it transfer?
  • Notices and other formalities
  • Which law and which courts?

Unit 3: Collateral Documents:

  • Securitizing performance obligations
  • Bonds and guarantees
  • Parent company guarantees
  • Letters of intent, comfort or awareness
  • Insurance policies
  • Assessing the need for financial security

Unit 4: Change and Variation:

  • Changes to Contract documents
  • Assignment/Novation explained and distinguished
  • Variation clauses and changes to the scope of work
  • Claims – what they are and how they arise
  • Delay and disruption
  • Force majeure

Unit 5: Resolving Disputes

  • Conflict avoidance and tiered dispute resolution clauses
  • Negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation, ENE and new best practices in dispute resolution and management


Netherlands (Amsterdam)
6/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
Euro 4500
Online
2/1/2022 - 6/1/2022
Euro 1250
Spain (Marbella)
3/1/2022 - 7/1/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
9/1/2022 - 13/1/2022
Euro 3700
France (Paris)
17/1/2022 - 21/1/2022
Euro 4500
Kuwait (Kuwait)
23/1/2022 - 27/1/2022
Euro 2500
Spain (Barcelona)
24/1/2022 - 28/1/2022
Euro 4500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
30/1/2022 - 3/2/2022
Euro 3500
Egypt (Cairo)
20/2/2022 - 24/2/2022
Euro 2500
Spain (madrid)
14/3/2022 - 18/3/2022
Euro 4500
Ukraine (Kyiv)
14/3/2022 - 18/3/2022
Euro 3500
Turkey (Istanbul)
20/3/2022 - 24/3/2022
Euro 3000
Germany (Munich)
21/3/2022 - 25/3/2022
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
10/4/2022 - 14/4/2022
Euro 3000
Canada (Toronto)
11/4/2022 - 15/4/2022
Euro 5000
Oman(Muscat)
17/4/2022 - 21/4/2022
Euro 2500
UK (London)
18/4/2022 - 22/4/2022
Euro 4500
Jordan (Amman)
24/4/2022 - 28/4/2022
Euro 2500
Online
24/4/2022 - 28/4/2022
Euro 1250
UK (London)
9/5/2022 - 13/5/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
9/5/2022 - 13/5/2022
Euro 4500
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
23/5/2022 - 27/5/2022
Euro 4500
Manama (Bahrain)
12/6/2022 - 16/6/2022
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
19/6/2022 - 23/6/2022
Euro 3700
Egypt (Cairo)
19/6/2022 - 23/6/2022
Euro 2500
Italy (Rome)
27/6/2022 - 1/7/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
3/7/2022 - 7/7/2022
Euro 2500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
10/7/2022 - 14/7/2022
Euro 3500
Jordan (Amman)
17/7/2022 - 21/7/2022
Euro 2500
France (Paris)
18/7/2022 - 22/7/2022
Euro 4500
Singapore (Singapore)
18/7/2022 - 22/7/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Cairo)
24/7/2022 - 28/7/2022
Euro 2500
Online
28/8/2022 - 1/9/2022
Euro 1250
UAE (Dubai)
4/9/2022 - 8/9/2022
Euro 3700
Switzerland (Geneva)
5/9/2022 - 9/9/2022
Euro 4500
USA (Boston)
5/9/2022 - 9/9/2022
Euro 5000
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
11/9/2022 - 15/9/2022
Euro 2500
Morocco (Casablanca)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 2500
Turkey (Istanbul)
18/9/2022 - 22/9/2022
Euro 3000
Spain (Barcelona)
3/10/2022 - 7/10/2022
Euro 4500
Greece (Athens)
17/10/2022 - 21/10/2022
Euro 4500
Italy (Rome)
7/11/2022 - 11/11/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
13/11/2022 - 17/11/2022
Euro 3700
Manama (Bahrain)
27/11/2022 - 1/12/2022
Euro 2500
UK (London)
28/11/2022 - 2/12/2022
Euro 4500