Mastering Contracts Management : The Oxford 5-Day MBA

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Mastering Contracts Management :
The Oxford 5-Day MBA

Achieving Excellence in Contracting

Scheduled Dates

11 - 15 Dec 2023 London - UK $5,950
25 - 29 Dec 2023 Paris - France $5,950
15 - 19 Jan 2024 New York - USA $6,950
26 Feb - 01 Mar 2024 London - UK $5,950
20 - 24 May 2024 London - UK $5,950
17 - 21 Jun 2024 Liverpool - UK $5,950
01 - 05 Jul 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
22 - 26 Jul 2024 Barcelona - Spain $5,950
19 - 23 Aug 2024 Los Angeles – USA $6,950
09 - 13 Sep 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $5,950
07 - 11 Oct 2024 Miami - USA $6,950
04 - 08 Nov 2024 Geneva - Switzerland $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 New York - USA $6,950
02 - 06 Dec 2024 London - UK $5,950
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Liverpool - UK $5,950
23 - 27 Dec 2024 Paris - France $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

The Contract is at the core of all commercial transactions and contracts management is a core competency of all successful organizations. The best organizations in the world understand the benefits of increased profits and higher productivity resulting from mastering best practices in the important phases of contract management.

This PetroKnowledge Mastering Contracts Management training course provides both strategic and practical insights into:

  • Contract Management Negotiations
  • Price and Cost Analysis  
  • Managing Risk through Contract Types
  • Critical Source Selection and Contractor Evaluation
  • Changes and Variations and Claims Disputes

What are the Goals?

Participants attending this Mastering Contracts Management training course will gain from:

  • Developing negotiation skill sets to achieve the organization’s objectives
  • Discussing important aspects of price and cost analysis
  • Differentiating contract types and how they transfer risk
  • Explaining how to deal with volatile materials pricing and contract risks
  • Evaluating Performance-Based Service Contracting Methods

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge training course would suit all personnel who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, projects, specifications, awards and contracts that cover any projects or contracts or the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in personnel involved in these activities.

This Mastering Contracts Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Contract Professionals
  • Tendering, Purchasing and Procurement Professionals
  • Project Management Professionals
  • Engineering, Operational, Finance, and Maintenance Professionals

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants will increase their knowledge base and skill sets through a variety of instructional methods including presentations by a world class professional experienced contract management practitioner and consultant who has extensive experience, individual and group exercises, reviewing published articles and cases, checklists, and group discussions covering current practices and their relationship to the implementation of new concepts.

Attendees are encouraged to present problems for discussion on a confidential basis, and to share their experience of particular issues in their company or industry. A supportive comprehensive course manual, in electronic form, enabling practical application and reinforcement is provided. Time will be allowed for general discussions, and for one-to-one discussion with the senior experienced professional consultant.

Organisational Impact

The organization will benefit by:

  • Significantly improved outcomes in commercial transactions and contracts
  • Advanced trained contract management personnel
  • Continuous improvement in contract management
  • Superior productivity of personnel involved in contract activities
  • Ensure that contracting is a high value added process
  • Improvements in the performance of contractors with the associated commercial benefits

Personal Impact

Attendees will gain by participation in this training course through:

  • Mastering skills in managing contract management
  • Exceptional negotiation skills
  • Greater ability to develop professionally
  • Increased job satisfaction
  • Receiving increased recognition by their organization leading toward advancement and promotion
  • Superior confidence in leading, planning, and managing the entire contract process

Daily Agenda

Day One: Good Contracting and Procurement Practice

  • Elements of a Good Contracting and Procurement Process
  • Cost and Pricing
  • Cost Analysis
  • Allocating Overheads
  • What is a Fair Profit
  • Pricing Models

Day Two: Contract Types and Payments

  • Managing Contract Risk
  • Contract Risk Sharing Continuum
  • Implications of Contract Types
  • Fixed Price and Cost-Reimbursement Contracts
  • Innovative Contract Types
  • Economic Price Adjustment Clauses
  • Invoices and Payments

Day Three: Source Selection and Contract Development

  • Processes for Source Qualification
  • Developing Pre-qualification and Tendering Criteria
  • Rules for Drafting the Contract
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Forming the Contract
  • Use of Performance based Contracting

Day Four: Contract Negotiations

  • Role of Negotiation
  • Negotiation —What Is It?
  • Characteristics of a Good Negotiator
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 1 - A Quote is Never a Concrete Number
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 2 - The Best Prepared Wins
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 3 - Have Many Issues and a BATNA
  • Negotiation Tactics 

Day Five: Contract Administration and Close Out

  • Post Award Functions - Overview and Responsibilities
  • Contract Administration Duties
  •  Scope of Work Variations
  • Force Majeure
  • Termination
  • Contract Close-Out

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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GLOMACS Training

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Oxford Management Centre

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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