Advanced Contracts Management

Place- الموعد Date - المكان
2017-02-19 00:00:00 Dubai
2017-07-23 00:00:00 Turkey
2017-10-15 00:00:00 Sharm el-Sheikh
Course Objectives

§ Be more effective in contract management activities

§ Select appropriate type and form of contracts for different situations

§ Anticipate problems and manage risks

§ Integrate contract management with contract needs

§ Understand the best means of handling disputes and performance issues

§ Establish terms and conditions for different situations

§ Have the latest advances in contract selection and management

Course Outline

§ Principles of Good Contracting

§ Why do we use contracts?

§ Key steps in the creation of a Contract

§ Essential elements of a valid Contract

§ Overview of Tendering & Contract Award Process

§ Advantages of tendering and some pitfalls to avoid

§ Other Types of Obligation Documents
§ When to Obtain Legal Advice
§ Law of Agency
§ Authority to sign contracts

§ Organizing strategies for Contract Management

§ Defining Contract Management Responsibilities

§ Basic contract planning

§ Communication and managing expectations

§ Assessing and allocating risk

§ Identifying Risk
§ Apportioning Risk
§ Selecting types of contract
§ Warranty Management

§ Effective handling of Contract Performance issues

§ Design and Specification
§ Work Ordering Process
§ Obligation to perform work
§ Transfer for ownership
§ Risk of damage
§ Contract Administration
§ Recovery Clauses - Acceleration
§ Insurance and Indemnities
§ Termination and suspension

§ Understanding change

§ Changes to the contract documents
§ Variations in scope
§ Managing change
§ Risks of uncontrolled change

§ Developing Contract Terms and Conditions

§ Finding Contract Templates
§ Using standard form documents
§ Modifying standard forms
§ Drafting special conditions
§ Issues for subcontracts

§ Eliminating sources of Contract disputes

§ Errors and omissions
§ Anticipating and avoiding Conflicts
§ Dealing with Unknowns
§ Tracking Changes
§ Managing Expectations

§ Resolving disputes

§ Negotiation
§ Litigation
§ Arbitration
§ Alternative Dispute Resolution

§ The future in the Middle East

§ Revisiting Strategic Alliance and Partnering Agreements and BOT/BOOT

§ Prime Contracting and other Consolidated Sourcing Contracts

§ Online Contracting and e-tendering

§ Contract Management Review and Summary


§ Programme highlights and final observations 

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