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Duration: 1 day
CPD points: 6
|This course is endorsed by IACCM and its contents will assist you if you are studying for IACCM certification|
To provide participants with an overview of the applicable legal system related to contracting for the procurement of goods and services. To allow them to create contracts that are legally binding, identifying key risks and highlighting when specialist advice is needed.
Course Content Verification
The content of this course has been cross mapped with CIPS/ISM/IACCM competency frameworks and other relevant international standards and benchmarks.
This course is design for anyone in the contracting or procurement field who would benefit from a legal overview or refresher. This could include commercial managers, end users, technical experts, proponents, project managers, finance, internal customers and other key stakeholders who need to collaborate with procurement and contracting to develop a fuller understanding of the legalities of contracting and procurement activities. This could also include those seeking a refresher in this subject.
By the end of the programme participants will add value to the organisation by being able to:
Understand key sources and principles of English legal system and how it was developed
Describe seven key elements needed for contract formation and relate this to their own procurement process
Explain how terms are incorporated in the contract and interpreted by the courts to ensure their organisations interests are protected
Differentiate between express and implied terms and conditions and warranties
Understand the different types of business that they might contract with and what difference this makes to their contracts
Identify key legislation which shapes contracting behaviour
Illustrate the ways in which contracts can be ended
Outline ways to optimise added value through the duration of the contract
Discuss and evaluate the key contractual terms for their organisation
Understand what to do if there is a change in a supplier’s status
Evaluate applicable remedies in event of dispute
Recognise the impact of Tort law and where it applies
Session Domestics, course aims and personal objectives
Session Overview of the English legal system, criminal and civil law, statute and common law
Session How contracts are formed, including offer, acceptance, and consideration etc
Session Identify types of business organisations and their legal obligations
Session How contracts are discharge and management, performance, breach, frustration, variations
Session Creation of express terms, key contractual clauses and their implications
Session What are the remedies in the event of breach of contract, liquidated and unliquidated damages, injunctions, insolvency
Session Understand Implied terms, statute law, common law, custom and practice, consumer protection
Session UK Competition law, principles, and compliance
Session What are Intellectual Property Rights and how to protect them
Session Commercial and ethical considerations
Session Close out and action plans
Date: 10th September 2018
Cost: £640.00 plus VAT
Course ref: 0405LEG
Venue: Woburn House, Tavistock Square London
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Please note discounts are available for certain categories of participants including self-funders, charities, armed forces, schools, multiple and block bookings
Contact email@example.com to find out if you are eligible!