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Legal & Contracts Management

Contracts Management


Introduction:

This Contracts Management training course covers the contracting process from contract award, through planning and management to contract close-out and resolution of disputes. The intention is to develop a delegate’s existing skills in a wide range of contract management situations and to allow participants to have an awareness of practices in many business sectors including construction, petroleum, engineering, and other industries

Targeted Groups:

  • Contract Managers
  • Contact Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Persons who are involved in the acquisition of materials or equipment, or the management of suppliers and contractors delivering services

Course Objectives:

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

  • Select appropriate type and form of contracts for different situations
  • Understand the legal framework in which contract management takes place
  • Understand the contract complexities that need managing
  • Explain the practical steps in obtaining and analyzing performance data
  • Be more effective in contract management activities
  • Anticipate problems and manage risks
  • Integrate contract management with contract needs
  • Understand the best means of handling claims, disputes and performance issues

Targeted Competencies:

  • Contract preparation
  • Contract administration
  • Preparing and evaluating bids
  • Planning contracting process
  • Resolving contractual disputes
  • Managing contractors

Course Content:
Unit 1: Understanding the Contract:

  • Overview of the tendering and contract award process
  • Understanding contracts – a refresher on legal requirements for a contract
  • Formal and Informal Contractual documents, including
  • Standard terms and conditions
  • Letters of intent
  • Letters of comfort
  • The specification and scope of work – linkage to price and payment
  • Recognizing where the contract risks lie
  • Tools and techniques to manage contract risks

Unit 2: Key Skills of Contract Management:

  • The role and value of an effective contract manager
  • Implementing the new contract
  • Effective Review processes
  • Inspection and certification of contractual performance
  • Managing suppliers of professional services
  • Working with contract management reports
  • Using KPIs ineffective contract management

Unit 3: Model Contracts and Terms:

  • Selecting the right model for the contract
  • Standard form Contracts – ICC, FIDIC, NEC, and others
  • Force Majeure clauses
  • Indemnities and Insurance clauses
  • Warranty clauses
  • Bonds and Guarantees
  • Contract variation clauses

Unit 4: Managing Price and Contract Variations:

  • Managing Price escalation
  • Getting a breakdown of costs
  • Cost and price analysis techniques
  • Tracking changes
  • Managing variations to the work
  • Changes to timing, accelerating delivery
  • Increase or decrease in scope
  • Changes to work methods
  • Negotiation techniques for price and contract variation management

Unit 5: Managing Claims and Disputes:

  • Typical contract claims – scope, delay, quality, payment
  • Implementing penalties or service credits
  • Liquidated and unliquidated damages
  • Termination and other methods of dealing with default
  • Defects Liability Management
  • Dispute Resolution – tools and techniques to use
  • Contract closeout


UAE (Dubai)
25/7/2021 - 29/7/2021
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
7/11/2021 - 11/11/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Cairo)
5/12/2021 - 9/12/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Cairo)
15/8/2021 - 19/8/2021
Euro 2500
Morocco (Casablanca)
19/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
Euro 2500
Jordan (Amman)
30/5/2021 - 3/6/2021
Euro 2500
Jordan (Amman)
24/10/2021 - 28/10/2021
Euro 2500
UK (London)
17/5/2021 - 21/5/2021
Euro 4500
UK (London)
13/9/2021 - 17/9/2021
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
27/6/2021 - 1/7/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
12/12/2021 - 16/12/2021
Euro 2500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
16/5/2021 - 20/5/2021
Euro 3500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
26/9/2021 - 30/9/2021
Euro 3500
Turkey (Istanbul)
12/12/2021 - 16/12/2021
Euro 3000
Turkey (Istanbul)
6/6/2021 - 10/6/2021
Euro 3000
Turkey (Istanbul)
11/7/2021 - 15/7/2021
Euro 3000
France (Paris)
10/5/2021 - 14/5/2021
Euro 4500
France (Paris)
20/12/2021 - 24/12/2021
Euro 4500
Switzerland (Geneva)
11/10/2021 - 15/10/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
20/12/2021 - 24/12/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
7/6/2021 - 11/6/2021
Euro 4500
Italy (Rome)
6/9/2021 - 10/9/2021
Euro 4500
Italy (Rome)
21/6/2021 - 25/6/2021
Euro 4500
Manama (Bahrain)
12/12/2021 - 16/12/2021
Euro 2500
Oman(Muscat)
5/12/2021 - 9/12/2021
Euro 2500
Kuwait (Kuwait)
15/8/2021 - 19/8/2021
Euro 2500
Spain (madrid)
26/4/2021 - 30/4/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
20/12/2021 - 24/12/2021
Euro 4500
USA (Boston)
7/6/2021 - 11/6/2021
Euro 5000
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
27/12/2021 - 31/12/2021
Euro 4500
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
28/6/2021 - 2/7/2021
Euro 4500
Canada (Toronto)
16/8/2021 - 20/8/2021
Euro 5000