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Contract management essentials

Contract management essentials
Wednesday 19 February 2020 (9.00am to 5:00pm)

Cliftons Training Rooms
Level 13, 60 Margaret Street, Sydney

Professional & Associate Members $675
Affiliate Members $775
Non Members $775


This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au for a quote.

Course Overview


  • Understand the role of contracting in the contemporary NSW public sector and government-owned corporations
  • Plan an effective contract strategy
  • Comprehend the legal fundamentals in contracting

This program improves participants’ contract management capabilities, leading to improved contractual outcomes for the agency and reduced costs through effective contract management. It focuses on the key skills necessary to ensure that contracts achieve successful outcomes. Participants learn about and apply all key aspects of contemporary contract management, including legal issues, contract management planning, managing disputes and risk management. The program has a practical focus with participants practising in groups the techniques learnt in the program.

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand the role of contracting in the contemporary NSW public sector and government-owned corporations
  • Plan an effective contract strategy
  • Understand the legal fundamentals in contracting
  • Identify the key terms and conditions in a contract
  • Administer contract variations
  • Monitor and manage contract performance.


Benefits to your organisation

  • Improved contract management, leading to improved contractual outcomes for the agency
  • Reduced costs through effective contract management

Benefits to you

  • Improved knowledge of contract management tasks and processes
  • Enhanced skills to ensure successful contract outcomes and an ability to deal effectively with contractors

"Great facilitator, engaging activities, insightful! Strongly recommended."
Recent IPAA learner


4 stars
4.16 out of 5 (based on feedback from 18 learners)

Course Facilitator

Paul Vorbach




Paul Vorbach is an experienced corporate trainer, commercial manager and previous academic at the UTS Business School in Sydney. He has twenty years commercial experience including executive roles at Citibank and Deloitte. He has developed and taught management programs for UTS at undergraduate and post-graduate levels and has been a visiting lecturer at the School of Business, UNSW, Sydney University Business School and the University of Wollongong, Dubai. Paul is a Senior Fellow of FinSIA and Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds masters degrees in Commerce and Business Administration and holds both a Diploma of International Corporate governance from the AICD and a Diploma in Government (Procurement and Contract Management).

Course Materials


All course materials (including the workbooks) will be made available through our digital learning space, Illuminate. Your Illuminate access details will be provided 7 days prior to the course date.

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Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.
When
19/02/2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where
Cliftons, Level 13, 60 Margaret Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Online registration not available.
 

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  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the event – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the event – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the event are non-refundable.
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  • Cancellation must be in writing and confirmed by an IPAA NSW staff member
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the start date – no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the start date – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the start date – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the start date are non-refundable.
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  • Cancellations are not permitted.

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