Supply Management Contract Writing

Learn how to write a supply management contract and terms & conditions

You’ve noticed the changes in purchasing over the past few years, haven’t you?
The changes that have purchasers doing less order processing and more contracting and relationship building with suppliers? This new role requires that you have a new skill set – contract writing. Yet most purchasers don’t know how to write a contract. This is troublesome. Because if you aren’t familiar with the advanced techniques of contract writing, you can put your organization at risk and be committed to a poor performing supplier for years.

The bottom line is that you need world-class contract writing skills to be successful in purchasing in the 21st century. Now is the time to get those skills. Our highly personal and interactive online course “Supply Management Contract Writing” will give you the skills necessary to minimize your procurement risks. This class goes way beyond the typical, dry explanations of contract law. Through plain English examples, interactive exercises, and a sample contract, you will learn how to negotiate and write effective contracts and iron-clad terms and conditions.


Procurement professionals learning how to write a contract.

SPSM-BOK® Level: 1
Competency: Contract Law
CEHs: 8

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Supply Management Contract Writing

Learn how to write a supply management contract and terms & conditions

Procurement professionals learning how to write a contract.You’ve noticed the changes in purchasing over the past few years, haven’t you?
The changes that have purchasers doing less order processing and more contracting and relationship building with suppliers? This new role requires that you have a new skill set – contract writing. Yet most purchasers don’t know how to write a contract. This is troublesome. Because if you aren’t familiar with the advanced techniques of contract writing, you can put your organization at risk and be committed to a poor performing supplier for years.

The bottom line is that you need world-class contract writing skills to be successful in purchasing in the 21st century. Now is the time to get those skills. Our highly personal and interactive online course “Supply Management Contract Writing” will give you the skills necessary to minimize your procurement risks. This class goes way beyond the typical, dry explanations of contract law. Through plain English examples, interactive exercises, and a sample contract, you will learn how to negotiate and write effective contracts and iron-clad terms and conditions.

You will learn:

  • How to protect your organization from the disastrous effects of suppliers’ failure to perform
  • How to decide if you need the protection of a contract
  • How to choose the most appropriate form of agreement
  • How to structure contracts
  • How to select, use, and develop language for methods of dispute resolution
  • How to write a contract’s key legal provisions such as indemnities and limits of liability
  • How to write a contract’s key commercial provisions such as pricing and delivery
  • How to write a contract’s key technical provisions such as specifications and warranties
  • How to make use of effective styles of contract writing
  • How to effectively proofread and organize contract revisions

 

 

How This Online Course Works

  • Start this on-demand course any time after you enroll; there’s no pre-scheduled start date!
  • This course has 8 lessons; it will take you between 30-60 minutes to complete each lesson.
  • Progress through the course at your own pace, accessing easy-to-understand reading material, exciting exercises, optional multimedia, quizzes, and even a fun mid-term game!
  • What if you have questions on the material? Ask a friendly, expert instructor any questions you may have!
  • Learn best practices and processes designed so that you can apply your new skills in the real world!

To learn more about how full-length online procurement courses from the Next Level Purchasing Association work, watch this short video.

What are others saying about this course?

"While I found all of the courses informative and extremely useful, there was one that I found to be exceptional. That was your Supply Management Contract Writing course. I began using the knowledge I obtained from this course immediately, and I am currently in the process of negotiating a handful of purchasing agreements, that include several of the references you review in your course. I've even gone as far as to 'beef up' our standard Purchasing T's & C's, and I firmly believe that my organization's best interests are protected more now, than they ever have been.

"I'm sure you've heard this numerous times, but I must say 'Thank you'. Not only have you broadened my abilities in an extremely competitive game, you've enabled me to play like a heavy hitter. Needless to say, management has already noticed the impact your courses have made. I must admit, I'm even a little impressed myself, with the knowledge that I am now able to bring to the table. I should have done this years ago!"

Supply Management Contract Writing Testimonial PhotoJerry Cassiano, SPSM
Senior Buyer/Planner
San Bernardino, California, USA

Ready to Enroll?

Option 1:

Learn How To Write a Contract

If you are:

  • Involved in discussing purchasing terms and conditions
  • Looking for an easy way to learn how to write a contract

Then “Supply Management Contract Writing” would be a great course for you.

Bonuses for enrolling by deadline below:

  • FREE printer-friendly, PDF version of the course material
  • FREE Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package

Number of Courses: 1

Length of Training: 6-8 hours

Duration of Access: 60 days

Start Date: Access begins as soon as you enroll

Cost: $229 US

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Option 2:

Earn Your SPSM® Certification

The course “Supply Management Contract Writing” is one of the six online courses that count towards SPSM® Certification.

Thinking about pursuing your certification? Then, now is the time to enroll in the Senior Professional in Supply Management® Program, which gives you all you need to become certified, including “Supply Management Contract Writing.”

Bonuses for enrolling by deadline below:

Number of Courses: 6

Length of Training: 46-48 hours

Duration of Access: 1 year

Start Date: Access begins as soon as you enroll

Cost: $1,159 US

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The deadline for the pricing and bonuses listed above is August 31, 2016.

 

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