800-975-0725

Contract Law 101 – Legal Aspects of Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Date: November 10, 2016

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Instructor: Martin Carrara, Esq.

Credits: 7 continuing education hours

Price:

Course Description: 

This one day seminar will lay the ground work for understanding the legal aspects of purchasing.  You don’t need to be a lawyer to work with and understand contracts but understanding the terms commonly found in contracts and the reason and purpose behind them will make you better prepared during your next negotiation.  A “must-have” for all purchasing and supply management professionals. Supply chain professionals need to understand many areas of the law that impact their responsibilities. Participants will be provided with an overview of the various laws governing purchasing and supply management.  Included is an in-depth review of contract law, including the essential elements of an enforceable contract, when it is necessary to have a written contract, the “battle of the forms”, the Uniform Commercial Code, warranties, what constitutes a breach of contract, remedies for breach, and other contract terms.  In addition, this seminar goes beyond contract law and covers areas of the law that are critical including intellectual property laws and protecting proprietary rights, the law of agency, and antitrust law. This course, taught by an experienced commercial and transactional attorney, will help participants gain better knowledge of the role of attorneys and effective use of legal counsel for doing business while reducing risk for your employer and yourself.

 

Topics Covered: This seminar will cover an overview of the laws governing purchasing and supply, the role of attorneys, effective use of legal counsel, the law of agency, antitrust laws, intellectual property rights, contract law, contract formation, UCC contract terms, warranties, contract performance, breach of contract, remedies for breach of contract, allocating risk and dispute resolutionAdvanced Purchasing Management is designed for seasoned procurement and sourcing personnel who wish to advance their skill sets and capabilities to the next level in Purchasing, Course Description:  This one day seminar will lay the ground work for understanding the legal aspects of purchasing.  You don’t need to be a lawyer to work with and understand contracts but understanding the terms commonly found in contracts and the reason and purpose behind them will make you better prepared during your next negotiation.  A “must-have” for all purchasing and supply management professionals. Supply chain professionals need to understand many areas of the law that impact their responsibilities. Participants will be provided with an overview of the various laws governing purchasing and supply management.  Included is an in-depth review of contract law, including the essential elements of an enforceable contract, when it is necessary to have a written contract, the “battle of the forms”, the Uniform Commercial Code, warranties, what constitutes a breach of contract, remedies for breach, and other contract terms.  In addition, this seminar goes beyond contract law and covers areas of the law that are critical including intellectual property laws and protecting proprietary rights, the law of agency, and antitrust law. This course, taught by an experienced commercial and transactional attorney, will help participants gain better knowledge of the role of attorneys and effective use of legal counsel for doing business while reducing risk for your employer and yourself.

Topics Covered: This seminar will cover an overview of the laws governing purchasing and supply, the role of attorneys, effective use of legal counsel, the law of agency, antitrust laws, intellectual property rights, contract law, contract formation, UCC contract terms, warranties, contract performance, breach of contract, remedies for breach of contract, allocating risk and dispute resolution.

Comments from ISM members that have taken this course:
“Yes, it has met my expectations.  This course helps me with my everyday duties.”
“It met my expectations and beyond. I learned many things that I was not aware of.”
“The Instructor covered the material very well.”

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All Professional Development Seminars & Certification Review Seminars  are offered in New York City at the offices of Pfizer located at 235 East 42nd Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.  

Advance Registration & Payment is required.  ISM-New York reserves the right to cancel any class with less than four registrants and a full refund or credit will be issued. You may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time in writing up to seven days prior to your seminar. If you provide ISM-New York with less than seven days notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire seminar fee.

 

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