A practical step-by-step on-line course designed to ensure that your contract administration and management skills allow you to fully control your commercial contracts. It will build your knowledge of best practice techniques in 8 on-line modules each requiring between 3 to 4 hours study to be completed in your own time
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The role of a commercial/contracts manager is exceptionally demanding and growing in complexity.
Falconbury’s 8 module Successful Contract Management and Administration course has been specially designed for commercial managers which will allow you to gain a sound grasp of contract law
and understand the financial principles on which a contract is built.
The course will ensure that you have the necessary confidence and insight as a skilful negotiator and provide you with the necessary administrative skills to see projects through to successful completion. The course sets out the knowledge-base and all the techniques required in a step-by-step accessible and practical way.
|Successful Contract Management and Administration|
|MODULE 1: Understanding the Broad Picture – Professional Contract Administration|
|Professional contract administration|
|MODULE 2: Mastering Written Skills and Key Contract Considerations|
|Types of contract|
|Appendix 1: Checklists|
|Appendix 2: Case study – Blue Horizon|
|MODULE 3: Efficient Administration Techniques and Skills|
|Intellectual Property: an introduction|
|Efficient administration techniques|
|Effective communication and personal skills|
|MODULE 4: Successful Negotiating Skills and Best Practice Techniques|
|Legal foundation for negotiation|
|The whole process|
|MODULE 5: Managing Post-Negotiation Activities|
|The content of a contract negotiation|
|Negotiating variations, claims and disputes|
|MODULE 6: Principles of Commercial Risk Analysis and Management|
|Principles of commercial risk management|
|Risk analysis and management|
|MODULE 7: Risk Management: Pre-Contract Risk, Technical Risk and Financial Risk|
|The Do’s and Don’ts of Financial Risk|
|The Do’s and Don’ts of Technical Risk|
|MODULE 8: Risk Management: Time Frame Risk, Supplier Risk and Post Delivery Risk|
|Time frame risk|
|The Do’s and Don’ts of Time Frame Risk|
|The do’s and don’ts of supplier risk|
|The do’s and don’ts of post-delivery risk|
Tim Boyce has been involved in contract management for over 20 years. He began his career in the Ministry of Defence holding executive positions in contracts, contracts policy and finance. His industrial career began at Plessey in 1980 after which he enjoyed appointments with Siemens, British Aerospace and as commercial director at BAE Systems. His functional responsibilities have included contracts, commercial, procurement, estimating, legal, project accounting and the implementation of the European Business Excellence Model. He is a former member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). His committee work included the CIPS National Contracts Management Committee, the CBI Contracts panel, the CBI Defence Procurement Panel and the CBI/MoD working groups on partnering and incentive contracting. He was the CBI observer at the HM Treasury Central Unit on the Purchasing Working Group on incentivising industry. In 1997 he was invited by the Director General of the CBI to join the CBI Public Private Partnership Forum. He has lectured widely in the UK and the US.
Eric Evans works as a negotiator, constant, business coach and trainer for a number of the world’s most successful organisations. His works includes preparing and assisting clients with negotiations, undertaking systematic cost reduction projects, improving organisation’s procurement and supply chain operations and reviewing and improving contracts and approaches to contracting. He has worked in a number of industries including fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, financial services, IT & telecoms, oil & gas and the public sector. His consulting and training activities have taken him across Europe, the Gulf Region, the Far East, South America, Africa and the USA.
Participants are invited to undertake a final assessment in the form of an online multiple-choice paper. A pass rate of 80% and above is required to ensure that a high level of competency has been achieved within the subject area, where upon you will receive a ‘Certificate of Excellence’.
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This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes: