The Complete Course on Contracts and Purchasing Management Course

Comprehensive training covering contracts and purchasing management. Develop skills for successful procurement and contract administration. BMC Training offers The Complete Course on Contracts and Purchasing Management Course in Project , Procurement and Contracts Courses.

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  • 118 Training Sessions
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  • Two Weeks
The Complete Course on Contracts and Purchasing Management Training Course

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Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 22000 GBP
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Rome , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 15900 GBP
Milan , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 19500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 15900 GBP
Dubai , UAE 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 17000 GBP
London , UK 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 16200 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 22000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 17000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 19500 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 19500 GBP
London , UK 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 16200 GBP
Dubai , UAE 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 17000 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 22000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 15900 GBP
Milan , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 19500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 15900 GBP
Dubai , UAE 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 17000 GBP
London , UK 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 16200 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 22000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 17000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 19500 GBP
Milan , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 19500 GBP
London , UK 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 16200 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 17000 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 22000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 15900 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 19500 GBP

Course Syllabus

Introduction

This intensive 10-day course is designed to assist contracts and procurement professionals understand and deal with the increasing complexity of commercial and business relationships. All business professionals need to understand how and why contracts allocate risk to the parties to the contract, and the consequences of failure to meet that risk.

Modern companies need procurement improvements to allow organisations to meet their strategic objectives. This course promotes best practice in procurement activities and working on the ‘right’ issues of compliance, creativity and supply market knowledge. It establishes how to measure purchasing and contract contributions so that these critical functions are recognised as core competencies.

This course will feature:

  • An understanding of how contracts control business relationships of all kinds.
  • Risk allocation in contract management; protecting your company’s interests.
  • An understanding of international contracting in the English language.
  • Selection and application of contract management & procurement strategies.
  • Managing suppliers to obtain best in class results.

Objectives

  • Improve their understanding of the role of contracts within a business.
  • Develop more confidence in dealing with contracting issues.
  • Understand how purchasing & contract strategies can be developed to improve commercial outcomes.
  • Learn how to develop high performance purchasing organizations.
  • Will show analytics for use to guide procurement and contract strategies.

Content

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

Day Two

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?

Day Three

Collateral documents

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

Day Four

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

Day Five

Resolving Disputes

  • Conflict avoidance and tiered dispute resolution clauses
  • Negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation, ENE and new best practices in dispute resolution and management
  • Final questions and review of course

Day Six

The 1st Steps to Becoming World Class

  • Stages To World Class Purchasing
  • How Purchasing is viewed today
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Developing Spend Profiles and the ABC Analysis
  • New Job Descriptions For Purchasing of the future
  • Purchasing Personnel Required Skill Sets

Day Seven

Evaluating Your Own Operation

  • What are Best Practices
  • Purchasing Gap Analysis
  • Vision and Mission for Purchasing
  • Developing The Purchasing Department Strategic Plan
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) For Procurement
  • Developing A Company Purchase Price Index

Day Eight

Continuous Improvement and How to Get It

  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Methods of Cost Containment
  • Waste In The Supply Chain
  • Breaking Down The Elements Of Supplier Cost
  • Commodity/Service Strategic Planning
  • Resisting Price Increases

Day Nine

Supplier Management Approaches

  • Supplier Classification System
  • Supplier Qualification Methods
  • Supplier Performance Metrics
  • Apply Performance criteria to Purchasing Decisions
  • Process Mapping To Eliminate Low Value Activities
  • Applying eProcurement business process

Day Ten

Improving the Image of Procurement

  • Global Sourcing
  • International Labor Rates Comparison
  • Developing and Maintaining a Customer Focus
  • Basic Issues In Corruption And Fraud Prevention
  • Increasing The Level of Procurement Professionalism
  • Keeping Current in the profession

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