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Introduction to contract management


Introduction to contract management 

CPDUnderstand the essentials of being an effective contract manager


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how contract management adds value to your organisation
  • Identify the stages of the contract management process
  • Identify the key performance criteria within a contract
  • Use tools and techniques for monitoring contractual obligations


Early bird booking and package offers available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018
Venue: Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Fee: Members - £243.00 per person
  Non-members - £270.00 per person


16 Places left - Booking ends on Monday 03 September 2018


Is it right for me?


This one-day course will provide delegates with the essential elements of contract management, increasing your knowledge about what the role of a contract manager entails and how you can use contract management to ensure more successful and efficient working relationships with your suppliers.  It is ideally suited to procurers about to manage a contract for the first time, or who may already have limited experience of contract management and would like to enrich their knowledge.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Review of contract law
  • Defining contract management
  • Responsibilities of a contract manager
  • Contract management tools and techniques
  • Managing stakeholders
  • The link between contract management and supplier relationship management


CIPS Direct Associates are appointed for their extensive knowledge and experience in the procurement and supply sector.  The tutor for this course has been specially selected for their particular skills and expertise in the subject area.  This is a crucial part of CIPS' ongoing commitment to ensure all of our delegates have a high-quality, informative and enjoyable learning experience.


Member: £270 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £300 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:  Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).  Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.

Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Legal aspects in the performance of contracts



Book this course with Introduction to procurement and category management or Introduction to negotiation or Introduction to contracts
£450 + VAT for members or £500 + VAT for non-members

Book all four courses
£855 + VAT for members or £950 + VAT for non-members


11 September 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
(Early bird closing date: 13 July 2018)


10 October 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol City Centre
(Early bird closing date: 10 August 2018)


25 October 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport
(Early bird closing date: 24 August 2018)


13 November 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 14 September 2018)


5 December 2018
Novotel Wembley, London
(Early bird closing date: 5 October 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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