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Introduction to Contracts

Introduction to Contracts

Introduction to Contracts - 1-day Course for Junior Buyers in Procurement and Supply Chain

This one-day Introduction to Contracts course is designed to provide buyers operating in procurement and supply chain with a sound awareness of the basic legal principles governing contracts.

With the goal of helping delegates understand not just how to solve but how to prevent disputes, the course focuses on key contract clauses and the essential toolkit needed for effective contract management. Delivered in-house, the programme equips delegates with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of contract law within the supply chain function
  • Develop robust contracts with a focus on mitigating risk and improving overall effectiveness
  • Reduce the incidence of rising costs

The course is highly interactive and designed to deliver the practical expertise needed for delegates to apply their learning to real workplace scenarios.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all buyers, especially those in a junior and supply chain role, including those who are completely new to the discipline.

It is particularly beneficial for those involved in developing and managing contracts.

Training Course Content

Course content includes:

Introduction to basic contract law

  • The five main tenets of a legally binding agreement
  • Offer vs. invitation to treat
  • Termination of an offer

Tender process

Battle of the forms

  • Leading case law
  • How to avoid battle of the forms

Implied and express terms

Key terms of the contract

  • Conditions and warranties
  • Express terms - examples
  • TUPE

Managing the contract post award

  • Performance management
  • SLAs and KPIs
  • Contract termination and exit

Expenses

Course costs vary depending on your organisation's specific training needs. Please enquire for an in-house quote.

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CIPS - The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, exists to promote and develop high standards of professional skill, ability and integrity among all those engaged in procurement and supply chain management: individuals, organisations and the profession as a whole. CIPS'...


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