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Contract Management Training

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Contract Management Training Outline

Contract Management training will cover the following areas:

Role and Value of Procurement Contracts:

  • Definitions
  • Relationships
  • Importance

Creation of a Procurement Contract:

  • Agreement
  • Consideration
  • Intent

People and Authority:

  • Principals
  • Agents
  • Third parties
  • Privacy

Legal Concepts of Procurement Contracts:

  • Framework
  • Key components

Procurement Contract Construction:

  • Essential clauses
  • Misrepresentation
  • Breach
  • Damages
  • Exemption Clauses

Managing the Procurement Contract:

  • Vitiation
  • Mistakes
  • Misrepresentation
  • Discharging a contract

The Procurement Contract in Context:

  • Strategy
  • Processes
  • Options
  • Tendering process
  • Evaluation

Procurement Strategy:

  • Principles
  • Risk
  • Costing models
  • Supply chains
  • Intellectual property rights


  • Planning
  • Source selection
  • Administration
  • Documentation
  • Closure 

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Who should attend this Contract Management Training Course?

This training course is designed for anyone interested in the management of procurement contracts, and those who are keen to learn the skills required to address contract processing correctly. Contract Management training will also help build better relationships with partners, so this course is also for anyone who wants to know how to achieve such connections. This course would be particularly useful for anyone who encounters contracts within their day-to-day job, whether this is in the private or public sector.


There are no formal prerequisites for Contract Management training, however, some familiarity with the contracting process may be useful. 

Contract Management Training Overview

The Knowledge Academy is Globally Recognised as the Industry Leader in Contract Management Training Globally. The Contract Management Course focuses on the administration of contracts between organisations and their collaborators. Contract Management is essential due to the potential benefits of exchanging comprehensive contacts, including the reduction of financial risks and the development of relationships. Additionally, Contract Management enables business objectives to be accomplished more visibly, and covers the entire contract period, from before initiation right through to the very end, to ensure that all parties fulfil their obligations.

Therefore, this two-day Contract Management training course teaches delegates fundamental skills relating to contract law, management contracting, and contract procurement. Delegates will acquire knowledge of how to manoeuvre through the confusing legal language that often undermines contract processing and will learn how to govern procurement contracts to minimise risk and maximise value accordingly. 

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What’s Included in this Contract Management Training Course?

Included in this Contract Management Training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Contract Management Delegate Pack
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Contract Negotiation Training Outline

This Contract Negotiation Training course covers the following topics:

What is Negotiation?

  • Negotiation Types
  • Contract Law
  • Underlying Tensions
  • What is Negotiation?
  • Why Negotiate?
  • BATNAs and WATNAs
  • The Expectations of Other Parties

Negotiation Approaches Overview

  • Planning A Negotiation
  • Adopting a Win-Win Approach
  • Asking Questions and Listening

Streetwise Tactical Ploys

  • Recognising Them
  • Countering Them Effectively
  • Why are they outdated?

Principled Negotiation

  • Arriving at Yes
  • Getting passed no
  • What kind of no is it?


  • Verbal Communication
  • Interpreting Body Language
  • Persuasion

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Who should attend this Contract Negotiation Training Course?

We recommend this training course for Executives involved in the negotiation and management of contracts, Contract Managers, Commercial Managers, Finance Managers, Business Development Managers, Sales Support staff, Purchasing and Procurement Managers, and Legal Professionals. Anyone interested in negotiating the best contract deals should attend this training course.


There are no requirements for participating in Contract Negotiation Training.

Contract Negotiation Training Overview

This Contract Negotiation training course teaches delegates how to successfully negotiate contracts, agreements, and disputes, whilst sustaining positive relations with the parties involved. Delegates will learn a wide range of efficient negotiating techniques and mechanisms, accompanied by an evaluation of negotiating methods.

Delegates will also acquire knowledge of what to do if a disagreement arises when the contract is in progress. Emphasis is placed on the importance of effective contract negotiation for business success. This Contract Management training course takes a practical approach, as it uses interactive procedures such as workshops, case studies, and tasks so delegates acquire an understanding of how to implement the knowledge they gain. 

Delegates will become familiar with the fundamentals of contract negotiation and will enhance their understanding of why it is necessary for business processes. They will also study negotiation strategies, styles, ethics, and methods. Vital communication skills will be enhanced, and factors that may impact successful negotiation, i.e. culture, will be explored. 

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What’s Included in this Contract Negotiation Training Course? 

Included in this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Contract Negotiation Delegate Pack
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Business Contract Law Course Outline

This Business Contract Law course covers the following topics:​

Contract Basics - An Introduction to Contracts:

  • How to Enter a Valid Contract
  • Tendering and Bid Processes
  • Agreements and Underlying Documents
  • Using the Right Contract Type
  • Heads of Agreements and Letters of Intent
  • Side Letters
  • Authority to Sign Contracts and E-Signatures
  • Impact of Negligence on Business Arrangements

Case Study:

  • A Contract Law Exercise on Contract Formation


  • Implied
  • Express
  • Specifications
  • Warranties
  • Indemnities
  • Incorporating Terms
  • Impact of Overseas Laws on International Contracts

Drafting and Amending Contracts:

  • Drafting Contracts in Practice Workshop
  • Best or Reasonable Endeavours Practical Task
  • Amending Contracts by Conduct
  • Common Clauses Discussion
  • Terms and Conditions of Sales of Goods, Purchase of Goods, Supply of Services, and Purchase of Services

Limiting and Excluding Liability:

  • Consequential and Direct Loss
  • Unfair Contract Terms Law Effect
  • Exclusion and Liability Clauses Best Practices
  • Force Majeure
  • Liquidated Damages

Liability Clause Limitation:

  • Applying Liability Clause Knowledge Via Practical Exercise

Contract Termination:

  • Impact of Length of Contract Terms on Commercial Arrangement
  • Termination Clauses Agreements
  • Successfully Solving Disputes by Negotiation and Mediation
  • Arbitration and Litigation Pros and Cons


  • Business Contract Law Best Practice Summary
  • Implementing Knowledge

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Who should attend this Contract Management Course?

This Business Contract Law training course would particularly benefit Contract Managers, Marketing Managers, Business Development Managers, Project Managers, Financial Directors, Managing Directors, and Buyers. 


There are no formal requirements for this training course, so anyone can attend.

Business Contract Law Course Overview

The Business Contract Law training course gives delegates an insight into the basics of Business Contract Law. Delegates will acquire the skills needed to prevent the signing of dangerous contracts. They will come to understand the sometimes-confusing language of contracts and will realise the importance of legally binding documents.

This Contract Management training course covers all significant elements that need to be considered when creating a contract, from indemnities and liability to drafting and termination conditions. By the end of this course, delegates will know how to successfully construct a contract that reduces risks and enhances the benefits extracted by all parties. This enables all parties involved to better understand their obligations, and thus be more likely to fulfil them. Business Contract Law is an interactive course, consisting of examples and activities throughout, hence delegates acquire more practical knowledge.

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What’s Included in this Contract Management Training Course?

The Knowledge Academy will provide you with the following:

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Business Contract Law Delegate Pack
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Intellectual Property Training Outline

This Intellectual Property Training course covers these areas:

Intellectual Property Introduction:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Copyright
  • Interaction Between Rights
  • Ensuring Full Value and Dispute Avoidance


  • Registered Patents for UK and Abroad Interventions
  • What do Patents Protect?
  • Patenting Cost and Value
  • When to Apply for Patents
  • Ensuring Inventions are Properly Protected
  • Licensing and Patent Exploitation

Confidential Information and Nondisclosure Agreements:

  • Practical Guidance
  • What Information is Confidential
  • Disclosure Risks
  • NDA Enforcement
  • Litigation Issues
  • Employee and Other Contracts and Non-Competition Restrictions
  • NDA Effectiveness

Licensing Agreements and IP Licensing Contract Issues:

  • R&D Agreements
  • Relevant Law and Management of IP Rights
  • Commercial Protection in Contract Clauses
  • Rights Exploitation and Full Royalties Pay
  • EU and UK Competition Rules
  • Licensing Agreements Including the EU Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation
  • Export and import of IP Protected Goods in Europe
  • Parallel Imports and Legal Issues
  • Internet Selling and Other Areas

Copyright and Database Right:

  • Rights in Computer Software and Software License Agreements
  • Tender and Other Documents
  • Computer Software and Copyright Law
  • Protection of Databases
  • Notices Placed on Documents
  • Ownership Issues and Disputes
  • Significance of Contractual Clauses in Agreements

Other IP Rights:

  • Trademarks and Design Rights
  • Protection for Names, Colours, Sounds, Logos, Shapes, and Good Packaging by Trademark Law
  • Protection for Unregistered Rights
  • Protection of the Appearance of Articles by Design Right
  • Registered Design Right Protection in the UK and Europe

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Who should attend this Intellectual Property course?

This training course is designed for anyone to involve in Intellectual Property protection, including, Commercial, Marketing, and Procurement Managers, Researchers, Developers, Business Executives, Inventors and Creators, Data Handlers, Media Executives, Business Development Managers, Patent, IP, Trademarks, or Licensing Managers, and Lawyers.


There are no prerequisites for Intellectual Property Training, so it is for anyone.

Intellectual Property Training Overview

This Contract Management training course is all about key intellectual property rights, such as trademarks, copyright, patent, and designs, all of which provide vital protection for businesses of many types. Thus, during Intellectual Property Training, delegates will gain knowledge of essential legal IP problems. This intense one-day training course will teach delegates how to make the most of the opportunities that arise, boost value, and ensure the protection of rights.

The material delivered on this course is the most up-to-date and appropriate to current times, from licensing agreements to new rules regarding technology contracts. By the end of this training course, delegates will possess an in-depth understanding of Intellectual Property Rights, will know what it takes to protect their rights, and will have the fundamental knowledge of EU law.

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What’s Included in this Intellectual Property​ Course?

We include:

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Intellectual Property Training Delegate Pack
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Procurement Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Procurement

  • What is Procurement?
  • Importance
  • P's of Procurement
  • Procurement vs Purchasing
  • Direct and Indirect Procurement
  • Why It’s So Important in Business?

Module 2: Procurement Objectives

  • Support Organisational Goals and Objectives
  • Support Operational Requirements
  • Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups
  • Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base

Module 3: Procurement Management Process

  • Difference Between Indirect, Direct, and Services Procurement
  • Procurement Process
  • What is the Procurement Process Flow?
  • Steps Involved in a Procurement Process
  • Why Should You Automate Your Procurement Management Process?
  • Tips to Optimising Profits via the Procurement Process

Module 4: Supplier Selection and Evaluation

  • Introduction
  • Flow Process for Supplier Selection and Evaluation
  • Supplier Evaluation Methods
    • Analytical Hierarchy Process
    • Weighted Point Method
    • Categorical Method
    • Cost Ratio Method

Module 5: Quality and Procurement

  • Definitions
  • Two Common Quality Systems/Programs Used by Vendors
    • ISO Series
    • Six Sigma
  • Advantages of Having ISO and Six Sigma Certifications

Module 6: Global Procurement

  • Globalisation
  • Globalisation Process
  • Globalisation Effects
  • AKA Sourcing
  • Factors to Consider for Transportation and Holding Costs
  • Transportation and Holding Cost
  • Monitoring and Improving
  • Advantages and Disadvantages

Module 7: Electronic Procurement

  • Types of e-Procurement
  • Elements of e-Procurement
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Investment Recovery (IR)
  • Scrap
  • Obsolete
  • Waste
  • Surplus
  • Increasing Value of Assets
  • Investment Recovery Software's
  • Potential Benefits

Module 8: Socially Responsible Procurement

  • Dimensions of Socially Responsible Procurement
  • Why SRP?
  • Implementing SRP
  • Risk-Based Approach to SRP

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There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Procurement Training course.


This Procurement Training course is suitable for anyone who wants to get familiar with the procurement process and want to pursue a career in it.

Procurement Training​ Course Overview

Procurement is the term that refers to the range of activities involved in buying goods or services. Procurement is the company's input part that consumes various purchased goods and services for making the final product of the business. The procurement process plays a vital role in producing quality goods and services at a low price, which is essential for buyer's business success. In today's digital era, effective procurement management will allow organisations to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and develop innovation with the help of the procurement process. This Procurement training will help individuals pursue their careers to work in international companies and meet suppliers' requirements effectively.

The Knowledge Academy's Procurement training course will provide delegates with a comprehensive knowledge of the procurement process. In this 1-day training course, delegates will start learning from the basics and go all the way to implement social reporting procurement. They will understand concepts such as support operational requirements, steps involved in the procurement process, supplier evaluation methods, types of e-procurement, etc. Our highly expert and experienced instructors will conduct this training and provide individuals with the necessary procurement knowledge.

Along with this, delegates will also learn the following concepts:

  • Develop strong relationships with other functional groups
  • Steps involved in a procurement process
  • Transportation and holding cost
  • Monitoring and improving
  • Investment recovery software
  • Risk-based approach to socially responsible procurement

After successfully attending this training course, delegates will be able to develop strong relationships with other functional groups. They can manage the procurement process and supply base in an organisation effectively. Delegates will also become efficient to increase the value of assets and implement socially responsible procurement efficiently.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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No, there are no exams for Contract Management.
Contract Management training courses include The Knowledge Academy courseware book, course material, a course completion certificate, an experienced instructor, and refreshments.
No, there are no prerequisites for Contract Management training, so anyone can attend.
No, you will not need to complete any homework for Contract Management training.
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Contract Management Training.
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