Creating a contract can seem intimidating. Get it right and you can build rewarding business relationships. Get it wrong, and you can put your business at risk. Learn the vital skills to begin to deliver and manage good contracts in this online short course.
What will you achieve?
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Define a contract and understand the importance of knowing the parties
Understand the building blocks of contracts
Identify the key elements involved in contract formation
Demonstrate an understanding of common contract terms and conditions
Identify potential contractual issues
Identify and manage variations
Identify key contract risks
Gain continuing professional development points with the presentation of your completion certificate to organisations such as CIPS.
Why join this course?
Contracts are the lifeblood of most businesses in the private and public sector. Yet many people sign them without really knowing what they mean or having an understanding of what elements the contract must have to be considered a proper and valid contract. Understanding common terms used, the structure and being able to prepare good contracts are core skills for everyone involved in procuring good and services from business owners and project managers to admin staff.
Who is this course for?
This online introductory level course is designed for anyone, at any level of business, who wants to better understand what is involved in the contract management process and put this knowledge to work with confidence. It is suitable for people working in the public and private sectors. It is ideal for those new to procurement and contracts, or those in roles that have exposure to contracts and procuring goods and services.
100% online + 24/7 access
Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This online course is delivered in 9 videos (8 hours total). With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This online short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content. Course can be used to gain CPD points with organisations like CIPS.
- This course provides an overview of contract management