Mastering Contracts Management: The Oxford 5-Day MBA

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Mastering Contracts Management: The Oxford 5-Day MBA

Achieving Excellence in Contracting

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20 - 24 May 2024
London
$5,950
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17 - 21 Jun 2024
Liverpool
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01 - 05 Jul 2024
Dubai
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22 - 26 Jul 2024
Barcelona
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19 - 23 Aug 2024
Los Angeles
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09 - 13 Sep 2024
Amsterdam
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07 - 11 Oct 2024
Miami
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04 - 08 Nov 2024
Geneva
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25 - 29 Nov 2024
New York
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02 - 06 Dec 2024
London
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09 - 13 Dec 2024
Liverpool
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23 - 27 Dec 2024
Paris
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13 - 17 Jan 2025
New York
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24 - 28 Feb 2025
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Online Dates
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20 - 24 May 2024
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$3,950
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01 - 05 Jul 2024
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07 - 11 Oct 2024
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The Contract is at the core of all commercial transactions and contracts management is a core competency of all successful organizations. The best organizations in the world understand the benefits of increased profits and higher productivity resulting from mastering best practices in the important phases of contract management.

This Mastering Contracts Management training course provides both strategic and practical insights into:

  • Contract Management Negotiations
  • Price and Cost Analysis  
  • Managing Risk through Contract Types
  • Critical Source Selection and Contractor Evaluation
  • Changes and Variations and Claims Disputes

Participants attending this Energy Training Centre training course will gain from:

  • Developing negotiation skill sets to achieve the organization’s objectives
  • Discussing important aspects of price and cost analysis
  • Differentiating contract types and how they transfer risk
  • Explaining how to deal with volatile materials pricing and contract risks
  • Evaluating Performance-Based Service Contracting Methods

Participants will increase their knowledge base and skill sets through a variety of instructional methods including presentations by a world class professional experienced contract management practitioner and consultant who has extensive experience, individual and group exercises, reviewing published articles and cases, checklists, and group discussions covering current practices and their relationship to the implementation of new concepts.

Attendees are encouraged to present problems for discussion on a confidential basis, and to share their experience of particular issues in their company or industry. A supportive comprehensive course manual, in electronic form, enabling practical application and reinforcement is provided. Time will be allowed for general discussions, and for one-to-one discussion with the senior experienced professional consultant.

The organization will benefit by:

  • Significantly improved outcomes in commercial transactions and contracts
  • Advanced trained contract management personnel
  • Continuous improvement in contract management
  • Superior productivity of personnel involved in contract activities
  • Ensure that contracting is a high value added process
  • Improvements in the performance of contractors with the associated commercial benefits

Attendees will gain by participation in this Mastering Contracts Management training course through:

  • Mastering skills in managing contract management
  • Exceptional negotiation skills
  • Greater ability to develop professionally
  • Increased job satisfaction
  • Receiving increased recognition by their organization leading toward advancement and promotion
  • Superior confidence in leading, planning, and managing the entire contract process

This training course would suit all personnel who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, projects, specifications, awards and contracts that cover any projects or contracts or the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in personnel involved in these activities.

This Mastering Contracts Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Contract Professionals
  • Tendering, Purchasing and Procurement Professionals
  • Project Management Professionals
  • Engineering, Operational, Finance, and Maintenance Professionals

Day One: Good Contracting and Procurement Practice

  • Elements of a Good Contracting and Procurement Process
  • Cost and Pricing
  • Cost Analysis
  • Allocating Overheads
  • What is a Fair Profit
  • Pricing Models

Day Two: Contract Types and Payments

  • Managing Contract Risk
  • Contract Risk Sharing Continuum
  • Implications of Contract Types
  • Fixed Price and Cost-Reimbursement Contracts
  • Innovative Contract Types
  • Economic Price Adjustment Clauses
  • Invoices and Payments

Day Three: Source Selection and Contract Development

  • Processes for Source Qualification
  • Developing Pre-qualification and Tendering Criteria
  • Rules for Drafting the Contract
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Forming the Contract
  • Use of Performance based Contracting

Day Four: Contract Negotiations

  • Role of Negotiation
  • Negotiation —What Is It?
  • Characteristics of a Good Negotiator
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 1 - A Quote is Never a Concrete Number
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 2 - The Best Prepared Wins
  • Essential Rules of Negotiation, Part 3 - Have Many Issues and a BATNA
  • Negotiation Tactics 

Day Five: Contract Administration and Close Out

  • Post Award Functions - Overview and Responsibilities
  • Contract Administration Duties
  • Scope of Work Variations
  • Force Majeure
  • Termination
  • Contract Close-Out

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

The Energy Training Centre Certificate of Completion with corresponding learning hours who has successfully completed the training course.

Yes, we provide assistance by issuing a Letter of Invitation stating that you are confirmed to attend our training.

We value transparency and are happy to provide our instructor’s profiles upon request. If you would like to learn more about our instructor’s’ qualifications, expertise, and experiences, please email us at info@energytraining.ae.

Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at inhouse@energytraining.ae to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

We have multiple international training venues. You may find this through our website link: https://energytraining.ae/training-locations 

Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

Classroom
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
Online
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to info@energytraining.ae. We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

Yes, special discounts are available upon request if you have more than one registrant for a course. For further information please email us at info@energytraining.ae

We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at reg@energytraining.ae, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
  • Invoice/receipt (where appropriate)

 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

There are two convenient options to register for a training course:

  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at info@energytraining.ae. Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at info@energytraining.ae. Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.

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