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Introduction to contracts

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Education Center: CIPS
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City: London

Duration: 1 day

All buyers, particularly those in a junior procurement and supply chain role and those new to the discipline, need to be aware of the essential legal principles governing contracts - not just to solve disputes but more importantly, how to avoid them. This interactive one-day training course is particularly relevant for those who are involved in helping to develop and manage contracts and considers issues relating to the setting up of procurement contracts and their key contract clauses.  
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Demonstrate increased awareness of the fundamentals of contracts and contract law within the procurement function
- 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
- Understand the role played by the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Supply of Goods & Services Act 1982 in implying contractual duties on the supplier
- 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




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Other editions of this course
in United Kingdom:

12 Oct 2020  -  Manchester

11 Nov 2020  -  Birmingham

7 Dec 2020  -  London


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