Understanding contracts - an overview for non-lawyers
Member price: £499 + VAT
Non-member price: £587 + VAT
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This course provides a jargon free overview of the issues commonly found in Business to Business Contracts from the perspectives of both Supplier and Buyer. Each topic will be dealt with by way of outlining the relevant commercial and legal considerations as well as providing a series of drafting tips.
This is then supplemented by a series of practical exercises designed to apply the knowledge gained by the delegates and to give them greater confidence in dealing with contracts in the future.
Who should attend
This course will be of benefit to all accountants, commercial managers and procurement officers who are involved in reviewing Business to Business Contracts.
What you will learn
- Understand the key issues concerning contract formation including offer acceptance and the 'battle of the forms' and apply this to factual scenarios.
- Recognise the key terminology used in contracts.
- Comprehend and analyse the key provisions contained in a Business to Business Contract from the perspective of both Buyer and Supplier
- Describe the key concepts concerning price and payment.
- Distinguish between the requirements of best endeavours, all reasonable endeavours and reasonable endeavours.
- Describe the implied terms of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and understand their significance.
- Analyse the issues surrounding the drafting of exclusion clauses.
- Comprehend the significance of warranties and indemnities.
- Understand the methods by which a contract can be terminated and the need to provide for consequences of termination
- Review and revise the content of a Business to Business Contract
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