Contract management essentials

Contract management essentials
Wednesday 29 April 2020 (9.00am to 5:00pm)

As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to unfold, the health and safety of IPAA’s customers and facilitators is paramount.

We have made the decision to deliver this course via ZOOM teleconferencing (see below).


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)


ZOOM Virtual Classroom


Our virtual classroom consists of a facilitator teaching the class to students who are dialled in remotely to the class session. Presentation slides and other digital files can be presented during the training session using the Zoom platform and the student may either focus on these resources or the facilitator.

To enable connection, you will require the following set-up:

- Sufficient internet connection – Zoom is successful on a 4G network. Any network better than 4G will enhance the student’s experience;
- A PC with a web-camera, microphone and the capacity to run the Zoom application to allow the facilitator to better interact with students in the same manner as a traditional classroom; and
- Sufficient sized monitor or screen to support the number of students in the room.

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
29/04/2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where
Cliftons, Level 13, 60 Margaret Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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