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Managing Service Level Agreements

5 days
3,995 USD
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3,995 USD
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Course description

Managing Service Level Agreements

This training course will ensure that you understand how to decide rationally what activities to outsource and how to select the best contractor and how to evaluate the delivered performance of all parties involved. You will understand the different contract types, the pros and cons of SLAs, avoid the potential pitfalls and improve the performance. Balanced scorecards to measure the contractor performance, used in several branches will be discussed. Through a combination of teaching and group work, you will leave this training course with practical tools & practices to develop improved SLAs

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  • Classroom
  • Dubai

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend

Purchasing, sales and marketing managers, supervisors and staff taking up such appointments for the first time the course will also benefit those who have had little formal training in purchasing and negotiation who wish to consolidate their experience.

Training content

  • SLA Basics and purposes
  • SLA types and levels
  • SLA vs. contract
  • SLA format
  • SLA management tasks, process and tools
  • Performance-based Acquisition
  • Performance indicator/measure/standard
  • Benefits and Challenges of PBA.
  • Post award orientation conference.
  • Performance monitoring and management
  • EV: a sophisticated way to monitor contractor performance
  • Conduct progress meetings with the contractor
  • Manage contract performance
  • Applying incentives to manage performance
  • Using the award term incentive
  • Past performance as an incentive, Change happens, Risk management in PBA
  • Modifications
  • Contract change modifications
  • Contract change process
  • Change management in PBA
  • Impact on QASP
  • Contractor claims
  • Buyer claims
  • PBA as a conflict avoidance strategy
  • Beyond disputes and litigation
  • ADR in PBA.
  • Payment and Closeout Payment in PBA
  • Performance-based payments
  • Advance payments, Invoice
  • Executing the payment process
  • The importance of final payment
  • Withholding payment
  • Contract closeout
  • Steps in contract closeout

Certification / Credits

  • Understand the strategic value of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and their role in the internal and external supply chain
  • Learn how to implement an SLA project and explore the key performance indicators (KPIs) required in service measurement
  • Design an SLA format for immediate use in your organization and discover how to ensure vendor supply services exactly match your needs
  • Understand the essential legal background for the contracts and essential terms and conditions
  • Discover advanced techniques to evaluate tenders and how to get the best deal from your suppliers

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Convertas Management Consultants
214, DBC2, Arjan
124534 Dubai

Convertas Management Consultants

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