The Essentials of Contracting Course

Acquire the essentials of contracting for successful project outcomes. Learn key techniques and practices in this training course. BMC Training offers The Essentials of Contracting Course in Project , Procurement and Contracts Courses.

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  • 165 Training Sessions
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  • One Week
The Essentials of Contracting Training Course

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London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
London , UK 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 8500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
London , UK 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 8500 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
London , UK 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP

Course Syllabus

Introduction

This course will look at how contracts are created, and some of the main clauses that appear in contracts, together with a number of alternative contracting strategies and structures. The course will then consider methods to be used in negotiating contracts, including techniques relating to negotiating on variations and claims. Moreover, the course will deal with day to day commercial issues arising from business agreements written in the English language. Also, the course will use techniques which have wide application to many types of contract in many countries.

This course will feature:

  • How contracts are created
  • The main clauses that appear in contracts
  • Alternative contracting strategies and structures
  • Methods to be used in negotiating contracts, negotiating  contractual variations & claims
  • Commercial issues arising from business agreements written in the English language

Objectives

  • Understand how contracts are formed.
  • Analyse issues behind major contract clauses.
  • Develop new skills in negotiation of contracts and managing contract disputes.
  • Learn how to transfer risk through different contract types.
  • Explain how to use contract provisions to reduce the risk of disputes.

Content

Day One

How Contracts are Formed

  • The reasons for using contracts
  • Basic principles in contract formation
  • Examples of formalities for contract formation
  • Authority to sign a contract and the principles of agency
  • Basic contractual structures
  • Use of different types of contract for different business models

Day Two

Main Contract Provisions and Associated Issues: Managing Risk

  • Hierarchy of contract terms
  • Warranty, Indemnity and Insurance provisions
  • Distribution of risk and performance obligations
  • Termination, suspension and force majeure
  • Selecting the appropriate law to govern the contract
  • Collateral warranties and entire agreement

Day Three

Changes and Variations

  • Changes to the contract
  • Transfer of rights: assignment and novation
  • Variation to the scope of work and variations clauses
  • Controlling and managing change
  • Minimising Claims and Disputes
  • Delay and disruption

Day Four

Standardising Contractual Documents and Securitising Performance

  • Use of standard form contractual documents
  • International standard form agreements
  • Bonds, guarantees and letters of assurance
  • Managing payment risk
  • Reservation of ownership
  • Remedies for default – rework,  re-performance, damages, penalties and performance

Day Five

Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management

  • Using contracts to avoid disputes
  • Tiered dispute resolution mechanisms
  • The Contract clause to encourage negotiation
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Modern dispute resolution processes including mediation
  • Course review and analysis

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