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The Essentials of Contracting Training

BMC Training provides a training course in The Essentials of Contracting in Project , Procurement and Contracts

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

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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