Professional Course

Developing Contractual Agreements

1 day
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Course description

This interactive one-day course is particularly relevant for those who are new to procurement. It will provide an awareness of the essential legal principles governing contracts, not just to solve disputes but more importantly, how to avoid them. It considers issues relating to the setting up of contracts and key contract clauses.

Training content

Introductions and Aspirations followed by a discussion on pre-work activities

Session 1

Fundamental principles

  • Offer vs. invitation to threat
  • Battle of the forms

Session 2

Tender process

Session 3

Conditions Vs. warranties

  • Express and implied terms
  • Key terms

Session 4

Remedies for breach of contract

  • Liquidated and unliquidated damages
  • Exclusions/limitations of liability

Review of the day

Course delivery details

  • Your skills training will comprise of online learning and a tutor-led session.
  • Online pre-learning and course materials will be available on the CIPS Learning Mangement System up-to one month ahead of your training session and should be completed before day 1 and day 2.
  • The virtual classroom will open 15 minutes before your session.

Certification / Credits

What will I learn? 

As part of this course, you will have access to pre and post work activities online to help you prepare and reflect on your training. This course will look at the fundamentals of contracts and provide an awareness of the risks associated with contract formulation. It will examine contract clauses and procedural options when facing disputes, along with available legal remedies for breach of contract.

What are the learning objectives?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate increased awareness of the fundamentals of contracts and contract law
  • Appreciate the potential risks relating to the formation of contracts and how best to address them
  • Demonstrate increased understanding of the role and significance of specific core clauses in the contract and how they can provide robust positions when entering contractual relationships with suppliers
  • Appreciate the procedural options available when attempting to resolve disputes with suppliers and their relative strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the available legal remedies for breach of contract

Why choose CIPS?

95% of our students tell us that CIPS qualifications are the standard for the profession

Professionals with MCIPS on average earn 20% more

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PE9 3NZ Lincolnshire

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