Training Courses (NZ)


Introduction to contracts

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 - REMOTE


non-member £408.97
Introduction to contracts
Booking ends: 9 Nov 2020

How to construct legally binding contracts


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

  • Demonstrate increased awareness of the fundamentals of contracts and contract law within the procurement function
  • Appreciate the potential risks relating to the formation of contracts and how best to address them
  • Demonstrate increased understanding of the role and significance of specific core clauses in the contract and how they can provide robust positions when entering contractual relationships with suppliers
  • Appreciate the procedural options available when attempting to resolve disputes with suppliers and their relative strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the available legal remedies for breach of contract


This is a one-day training course.


Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
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    All buyers, particularly those in a junior procurement and supply chain role and those new to the discipline, need to be aware of the essential legal principles governing contracts - not just to solve disputes but more importantly, how to avoid them. This interactive one-day training course is particularly relevant for those who are involved in helping to develop and manage contracts and considers issues relating to the setting up of procurement contracts and their key contract clauses.


    What key points will the training cover?

    Introduction to basic contract law

    • The essentials of a valid contract
    • Tenders, enquiries, quotations - are they legally binding?
    • The battle of the forms - whose terms govern the contract (and how to avoid it)?


    Contract terms

    • Express and implied terms - how do they relate to each other?  
    • Some key express terms of the contract - exclusions and limitations of liability, force majeure, transfer of property and risk, liquidated damages, dispute resolution, transition and exit


    Remedies for breach of contract

    • Conditions and warranties
    • Termination rights
    • Damages

    Please note: all courses come with complimentary morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.



    Tuesday 17 Nov - REMOTE

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