Developing and Managing Contracts and SLAs

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 Minimise risks in dealing with suppliers while developing and entering into professional contracts.


October 25, 2017


Closing Date for registrations:

16 October 2017

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R 8400 excluding VAT

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Course Objectives

 Minimise risks in dealing with suppliers while developing and entering into professional contracts.

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25 & 26 October 2017 Gauteng

11 & 12 December 2017 Gauteng 

Review a step-by-step approach to creating contracts and service level agreements (SLAs) and managing them throughout their lifecycles in a world-class Procurement organisation. Learn about leading practices in pre-contract planning: strategising; avoiding legal challenges and other contractual mistakes; and knowing how to manage contracts from inception through to close-out.

You will learn

  • Numerous issues and techniques to consider during contract negotiation and contract creation of large procurement contracts., What to look for when entering into and setting up SLAs., Identify hidden risks throughout the lifecycle as well as total costs., Awarding contracts., Contract law, including the basic elements of a contract; the essential requirements of a valid contract in the SA environment; dealing with contract breach; reviewing contracts; transfer and termination and litigation options., Contract administration and control: a pragmatic planning approach for creating world-class Procurement contracts, including delivery management, cost management, communication management, dispute resolution management, and timely contract close out., Identifying; analysing and managing contract risks.

Who should attend

  • Contract Managers, Procurement and Supply Chain Managers, Supplier Relationship Managers, Buyers (Junior to Senior), Team Leaders, Cross-functional team members, Commercial Specialist, Commodity Managers, Category Managers, Supply Chain Analysts, Sourcing Managers