Who should attend
Professionals who create or manage contracts and want to advance in the contract management field, and practitioners of associated business functions like procurement, supply chain and sales.
About the course
Contracts are the linchpin of most business transactions. Once two entities enter into an agreement, it can have far-reaching consequences for both sides. Government agencies, nonprofits and commercial enterprises of all sizes rely on contract management professionals to ensure their contracts serve their business objectives and are responsible, sustainable and bulletproof.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll acquire the skills and learn the strategies to effectively develop, negotiate and manage contracts and contracting relationships. We’ll examine the legal, business and financial aspects of contracts and explore how they are designed and modified. Become a contracts expert and propel your career.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- The legal aspects of contract design and management
- The key elements of the purchasing and procurement processes and how to increase value to the organization
- The details that shape the contracting process for goods and services
- Negotiation frameworks and tools
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
- Evaluate real-world contracts and create your own contract
- Learn business systems and functional analysis for good contract practices
- Participate in simulated contract negotiations
ames T. Yand is a partner and a member of the firm’s litigation practice team. Jim has more than 20 years of experience resolving disputes for business owners and individuals in construction law, products liability, e-discovery, franchise and commercial law. Clients in the Northwest and around ...
As a senior contracting officer, Penny Vermie negotiates contract costs and resolves claims and other contractual issues on behalf of numerous federal agencies. As a contracting officer, she typically leads a multi-discipline team consisting of accountants, engineers and attorneys. Penny Vermie h...
Bruce Wiener is a partner at Wiener & Lambka, which serves more than one thousand active clients in all phases of personal injury litigation. He has 33 years of experience that includes civil and trial litigation and mediation. He has been teaching for 20 years and has been recognized by his ...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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