Training for the Future


Management of Contracts & Contract Claims

Course Code: MCCC

Dates: 13 Feb - 18 Feb | 8 May - 12 May | 21 Aug - 25 Aug | 6 Nov - 10 Nov

Price: £2750 Plus VAT

Duration: 1 Week /s

Course Objectives

The course is designed to look at the preparation of the complex area of international contracts and the consideration of the same when received; with a view to avoiding or minimising potential disputes arising from badly drafted contracts

The course will also look at how to attempt to resolve contract disputes using Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to include arbitration (a legally binding decision which deals with the area of dispute), or negotiation, mediation or conciliation (similar to mediation, but the conciliator has expert knowledge in the area of dispute)

Who Should Attend?

Contract engineers, anyone involved in tendering contracts, project managers, contract administrators, general managers involved in contract disputes, legal personnel

Prerequisites

None

Course Overview

  • Drafting contract clauses

  • Evaluate claims and counterclaims and how they may arise

  • How to avoid common causes of claims

  • Managing claims once they arise

  • Explore differences between claims and counterclaims

  • How to prepare counterclaims

  • Look at common areas of contract dispute

  • Development of management structures with a view to minimising potential disputes

  • Look at Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • What are the benefits of ADR

  • Developing negotiating skills to deal with disputes



  • Course Materials

    Notes, handouts and exercise materials
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