Making Contracts Deliver (MCD)
understand the business drivers of effective contract management
know the different types of contract relationship and behavior
use controls from the contract and build more of your own
work as a commercial partner with contractors
understand and be able to use soft and hard dimensions for contract completion
use performance matrices to measure service quality and effective value creation/cost management
take a pro-active and effective approach to variations, claims and close-out
The management of a supplier contract is often segmented into different parts of the process each of which may be the responsibility of different function within the organization. This lack of focus can result in contracts which fall short of business expectations which fail to deliver satisfactory outcomes for all parties. This workshop seeks to provide a comprehensive and connected contract management process which brings together the three elements of initiation, specification and implementation.
This highly practical workshop is designed for anyone who has responsibility for managing supply contracts, contractors and sub-contractors including Engineers, Purchasing professionals, Project Managers and Operations personnel. The programme presents effective approaches, strategies, tools and techniques using case studies together with the experiences of participants themselves
trends in Supplier Relationship Management
the significance of pre and post contract and the Influence Swing company/supplier
establishing the process and managing the process
the business environment and risk management
managing meetings using DeBono's 'Thinking Caps'
the contractual foundation
logging performance levers and controls
dispute resolution and influencing the outcome
termination and contract closure
applying the learning in the workplace
conducting SWOT and Force Field analysis to establish your plan
The content of this intermediate level workshop includes evening case-work, knowledge delivery, case studies, learning consolidation exercises and tutor post-course feedback for development and application in the workplace. Participants are invited to bring examples of their own contracts to the workshop for learning application and discussion purposes.
The following format options are available for delivery of the above programme:
i. 2 day live workshop
ii. 5 x 2 hour live video conference modules plus assignments
The recommended maximum number of participants is 15.
This programme can be facilitated in English, Putonghua, Cantonese and Japanese