Contracts & Purchasing Management
Course Description
Current and future leaders in Contract and Procurement functions are expected to be experts in world-class buying and contract practices.
The Training Course Will Highlight ?

This course is designed to provide Contract and Purchasing Leadership not only with strategies, concepts, and techniques generally viewed as leading to World-Class performance in contracts and procurement activities but also to provide enthusiasm and guidance in how to make it happen.

Since a major portion of every organization's operating cost is spent on outside goods and services, executive management everywhere is determining that Contracts and Purchasing must emerge as a core competency if organizations are to decrease expenses while improving operations. This course is designed to explore many of the best practices in Contracts and Purchasing so that participants can determine where they are now and begin implementation of the steps needed to create maximum total value for their organization.

Training Objective

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Discuss elements of good contract process
  • Learn methods of tender evaluation
  • Review contract strategies
  • See examples of important commercial contract clauses
  • Be presented the essential elements of a contract
  • Be given examples of contract checklist
  • Learn how to develop high performance purchasing organizations
  • Develop strategic purchasing plans
  • Be taught how to develop spend profiles and perform analysis to guide strategies
  • Explore many ways of reporting key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Be presented with the most important competencies for contract and purchasing personnel

Target Audience

Contracts, Purchasing, and Project personnel, Engineering, Operational and Maintenance personnel, anyone who is involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, awards, contracts and purchases that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in contracts and purchasing activities.

Training Methods

Daily Agenda

What are contracts and how are they created?

  • The need for contractual relationships
  • What is needed to create a valid contract?
  • Offer and acceptance
  • Intention to create a legal relationship
  • Written or oral
  • Legal formalities in different countries
  • Signing and sealing
  • Witnesses, Authority to sign
  • How to prove authority
  • The tender process
  • Involvement of agents
  • What happens if there is no contract, but work is carried out anyway?
  • Making contracts enforceable with particular emphasis on the international context

Structure of Contracts

  • Form of Agreement
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • Special Terms and Conditions
  • Schedules or Appendices
  • Title (ownership) and Risk of Damage
  • When does it transfer?
  • Use of ICC Incoterms
  • Notices and other formalities
  • Which law and which courts?
  • Different contractual structures
  • Traditional
  • New Structures Used in the Middle East
  • New Structures not widely used in the Middles East

Collateral Documents

  • Bonds and guarantees
  • Tender Bonds
  • Advance Payment Bonds
  • Performance Bonds
  • Warranty Bonds
  • Parent Company Guarantees
  • Retention/Withholding
  • Retention Bonds
  • Letters of intent
  • Letters of award
  • Letters of comfort or awareness
  • Insurance Policies
  • Assessing the need for financial security in the current economic climate


  • Changes to the Contract documents
  • Changes to the scope
  • Delay and disruption

Resolving Disputes

  • Negotiation
  • Staged dispute resolution clauses
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • New best practices in dispute resolution

BTS attendance certificate will be issued to all attendees completing minimum of 75% of the total course duration.

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Course Rounds : (5 -Days)

Code Date Venue Fees Register
PRO113-08 18-07-2022 London USD 5950
PRO113-09 04-09-2022 Dubai USD 4950
PRO113-010 20-11-2022 Dubai USD 4950
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UpComing Date

  • Start date 18-07-2022
  • End date 22-07-2022

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Venue London

Quality Policy

 Providing services with a high quality that are satisfying the requirements
 Appling the specifications and legalizations to ensure the quality of service.
 Best utilization of resources for continually improving the business activities.

Technical Team

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