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Negotiating, Drafting and Understanding Contracts Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Negotiating, Drafting and Understanding Contracts in Project , Procurement and Contracts

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Singapore
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Washington
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Dubai
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • London
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • London
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Madrid
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Munich
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Berlin
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • New York
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Rome
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Zurich
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Bali
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Singapore
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Washington
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Bali
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Singapore
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Washington
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Dubai
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • London
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Madrid
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Munich
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Berlin
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • New York
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020

Introduction

This course covers the three stages of contracting; negotiating the ‘deal’; documenting that deal in a robust, but practical way: and managing the performance of the contract itself.  This course will help participants to have an awareness of practices in other areas and other industries, which can add significant value to their own situations. Moreover, the course will also give an opportunity to consider matters from the perspective of the other party to a contract.

This course will feature:

  • Gaining a broad understanding of contracts and your ability to use them to protect your organisation
  • Examining the latest techniques required in order for you to consider and negotiate contracts with confidence
  • Considering principles widely used in international contracting, isk allocation and dispute management in contractual disputes
  • Practical tips for business professionals to deal with the consequences of non-performance
  • Analysing the mechanics of contracting in the English language

Objectives

  • Understand the need to negotiate the “deal” before structuring the contract documentation.
  • Utilise the tools & techniques to assist in such negotiations & enhance the efficient management of contract.
  • Assess  the drafting and modification of specific contract clauses, using real examples.
  • Introduce some of the differences in approach in different jurisdictions.
  • Examine ways to avoid disputes, or to manage them successfully.

Content

Day One

What is the “deal” Behind the Contract, and how do you get there?

  • What constitutes a contract: form, ingredients and basic structure
  • The context of commercial arrangements
  • Innovative commercial solutions (e.g. Partnering, “BOOT” contracts etc)
  • Relationship between negotiation and contract drafting
  • Closing a deal - Authority to sign and agency principles
  • Formalities to finalise the contract

Day Two

Negotiating and Drafting Contracts

  • Negotiating Principles in Contracting
  • Negotiating in difficult and complex situations
  • Structuring complex documents – the hierarchy of terms
  • Using and modifying standard forms
  • Precedent in international contracting
  • Dealing with contract qualifications and amendments

Day Three

Drafting Specific Clauses

  • Operative provisions and performance obligations
  • Title, Risk and Payment provision
  • Contract variations: transfer of rights, amendment and the scope of work
  • Termination, suspension and remedies for default
  • Limitation and exclusion of liability, force majeure and waiver
  • Law of the contract and dispute resolution

Day Four

Effective Contracts Management

  • Risk assessment and management
  • Assignment of responsibilities and kick-off meetings: setting and managing expectations
  • Dealing with defaults, delay and disruption
  • Managing claims
  • Payment issues – including international trade
  • Lessons learned

Day Five

Dealing with Disputes

  • Recognising potential problems and dealing with issues as they arise
  • Legal rights and commercial outcomes distinguished
  • Negotiation structures for internal dispute resolution
  • External dispute resolution – Litigation and Arbitration
  • Modern alternatives in dispute resolution - Adjudication, Expert Determination, and Mediation
  • Overview of seminar, and final question session

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