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Role of the Contracts Manager

Commercial and contracts managers have the important and onerous role of ensuring the contracts their business has entered into are executed efficiently and correctly, with the minimum of risk. Not only does this need a comprehensive understanding of contract terms and conditions, but a full suite of management and business skills is also essential.

Our expert trainers will give you the latest best practice commercial knowledge, alongside the skills to make effective decisions to keep contracts on track. With a comprehensive skill-set you’ll have the confidence to succeed in your role and keep projects on time, on target and within budget.


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Regenerative Business Models Training Course

Regenerative Business Models

13 May 2024 - Online webinar
Also on: 19 Sep 2024

This highly focussed day will give you the knowledge for your business to build structures and interactions that will protect and enable the organisation to become regenerative and sustainable.

Presented by Graham Boyd (bio)

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The Commercial Manager's Summer School Training Course

The Commercial Manager's Summer School

8-12 Jul 2024 - London

Commercial management is a crucial function that, if undertaken well, enables overall success and growth of a business. This highly-interactive summer school has been specially designed to help commercial and contracts managers excel in their demanding role.

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

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Understanding and Managing Contracts to Achieve Better Results Training Course

Understanding and Managing Contracts to Achieve Better Results

26-27 Sep 2024 - Online webinar
Also on: 4 Dec 2024

This course will help you understand and proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

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I really enjoyed the course. It was engaging, quite interactive, intense, and not boring at all. Overall very useful.

Vera Zonova, Sales, Aseptic Technologies

Catherine is a great presenter. She is extremely knowledgeable, and her love of contracts shows through in her presentations... Overall the course was fantastic. I was really looking forward to attending and it exceeded my expectations. The content was relevant to my role and I identified some improvements I can take back to my workplace, such as LFE and 'Tool Kit' to reading contracts.

Rachael Whittle, Clerical Support, WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC EUROPE SA

Excellent speed, positive vibe, good content, interactive approach. Catherine radiates her pleasure in dealing with contracts and knows her topic well. There is a genuine positive vibe to her story.. I feel the content provides a solid base to start expanding my role in contract management.

Patrick Helm, Sr. Associate Contract Management, Genmab B.V.

It was very informative. The manual is a great reference with lots of sample clauses. The speaker was brilliant. She engaged everyone really well and made sure everyone understood contract law in simple plain language. She brought in a lot of examples which was excellent.

Abarna Sanjeev, Contracts Officer, Rockwell Collins UK Limited

Really good course, learnt a lot. The speaker was brilliant, really easy to follow and great at explanations. The exercises were very good and helped test our knowledge and see where we needed work.

Hayley Merry, Procurement Manager, County Broadband

The full content was very valuable. Everything very well organized, presented. Special thanks to the speaker who really made this online course very interactive and passionate.

Christelle ZOZOR, Contracts Manager, YARA SWITZERLAND LTD

I was hoping to achieve a better understanding of the terms of a contract and its associated risks. I think I achieved this and will apply the learning in my workplace. The speaker had good interaction with the group, presentation and delivery were clear with many examples of real-life cases.

Kassim Toorawa, Lead Contracts Officer, Advanced Electronics Company

The speaker was a good communicator with good examples and you can tell she's worked in the 'real' world.

Adam Dziamarski, Commercial Manager, Clesse UK Ltd

Good interaction with the group, presentation and delivery was clear with many examples of real life cases.

Kassim Toorawa, Lead Contracts Officer, Advanced Electronics Company

Presenter was very good. Venue was good and [the] course structure and timing were excellent.

Peter Carroll, Senior Contract Manager, Siemens PLC