The Knowledge Academy
This 2-day event has been developed to improve project delivery performance and efficiency by increasing the knowledge and skills of project/related staff in the areas of contract law, contract management and procurement.
By the end of the course, delegates will:
Understand the importance of the contract.
Identify contractual obligations.
Use common legal/contractual terminology.
Understand the procurement process
Understand the importance of the contract in the procurement process.
Understand the key role that the contracting process plays in project success.
Who should attend?
The course is designed for anyone in a project management role requiring a working knowledge of Contract Law, Contract Management and procurement
This highly interactive course covers the following areas:
Role and Value of Contracts: Definitions, Relationships, Importance.
Creation of a contract, agreement, consideration and intent
People and Authority: Principals, Agents, 3rd Parties, Privacy.
Legal Concepts of Contracts: Framework, Key Components.
The types of contracts
Contract Construction: Essential Clauses, Misrepresentation, Breach, Damages, Exemption clauses.
Managing the contract; Vitiation, Mistake and Misrepresentation and discharging a contract
Procurement – The Contract in Context: Strategy, Processes, Options, Tendering Process, Evaluation.
Procurement strategy implemented through Effective Drafting: Principles, Risk, Costing Models, Supply Chains, Intellectual Property Rights.
Solicitation planning, solicitation, source selection, administration, documentation and closure
Entrepreneur of the Year Nomination 2015
We have been nominated!
Well, have I got news for you...
The Knowledge Academy have been selected as a finalist for the London & South 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year programme!
This is great news for us.
The benefits of the award:
- Reflects on current strategy and sets the vision for future growth
- Enhance personal and business profile through increased PR coverage
- Network with an influential community of business leaders
- Gain access to key insights, thought leadership and leading events
- Even better recognition
The London & South 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year programme is sponsored by EY (Ernst and Young). The Awards operate globally across 145 cities and 60 countries worldwide – celebrating those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.
"We are now once again on the search for the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent in 2015. We provide them with the right network and support - both crucial to help them dominate in their markets and grow."
-Stuart Watson, EY Leader of the Entrepreneur of the Year Programme
The finalists for this year will be announced May 8, 2015.
EY started the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards program to celebrate successful entrepreneurs, so they could share their stories, inspire others and receive the recognition they deserve – it’s all about discovering exceptional companies and leaders that display the confidence, quality and aspiration to grow and prosper.
Did you know?
The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award started as far back as 1987.
Who won the award last year?
Last year’s winners were ATG (Ambassador Theatre Group) – the world’s number one live-theatre company. They were named “Master Entrepreneur” for the London & South Region at EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2014.
Previous winners from over the years include big names such as:
- Reid Hoffman & Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn (2011)
- Sergey Brin & Larry Page of Google Inc (2003)
- Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com (1997)
The Knowledge Academy have already received the following:
#1 The Deloitte Dynamic Business Award - Thames Valley Business Magazine
#2 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award - RBS: Private Business Awards 2014
#3 Management Team of the Year Award - RBS: Private Business Awards 2014
Why choose to study with The Knowledge Academy?
We are the number one Global Accredited Training Organisation. We’re accredited by all the key leading authorities such as; APM Group, APM, BCS, ICASA, PMI and ILM.
The Knowledge Academy delivers the largest global public training schedule containing over 250 courses in over 1000 locations. We also have an army of 250 world class instructors!
In 2014, we trained over 35,000 delegates in Professional Best Practice and Personal Development courses globally. Not only is that an incredible amount of people… but two thirds of our delegates returned to do a second and even third course with us!
You’ll be happy to know that some of our delegates achieved the maximum possible available marks – elite scores of 100% in examinations.
“Excellently delivered, intense and detailed – I wasn't expecting the course to be so intense from start to finish. There was so much information to store in such a short space of time. The course was excellent, I just wished I had prepared far more.”
- Customer review
So come join in on the adventure with us here at The Knowledge Academy!