Mastering Emotional Intelligence: Skills for Excellent Leadership

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, London, Management & Leadership, MBA & Masterclass, Orlando.

INTRODUCTION

A growing number of leaders are placed in a position of responsibility and asked to serve as leaders with expectations that are constantly increasing. Leaders are expected to demonstrate extensive knowledge, allocate rewards, achieve organizational objectives and provide exemplary leadership to others amongst many other responsibilities. High competency in communicating, influencing, motivating others and managing emotions in the workplace thrust leaders to become mentors as well. Therefore, exceptional leadership calls for high emotional intelligence leaders that have sound judgment and reasoning. This seminar seeks to help delegates:

  • Keep a relationship productive by cultivating emotional intelligence at work
  • Recognize stress levels and keep it under control
  • Exchange communication using emotionally intelligent language
  • Pick up social cues and responding appropriately to them

BENEFITS

  • This seminar is designed for all managers and leaders seeking to raise their barometer of emotional intelligence
  • Individuals who desire to develop emotional intelligence in all aspects of their work and personal life

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • Assess your own self-awareness and communication style
  • Apply emotional intelligence in your work and personal life for a healthy balance
  • Maintain your emotional energy to motivate and lead team members towards achieving organizational goals
  • Develop authentic and credible leadership to build trust within team members
  • Develop skills in responding to feedback
  • Emotional resilience to handle challenges

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

This seminar will involve the use of slides, handout material, work manual with all instructor notes and slides, examples of best practice and appropriate video/DVD material. The use of flip-charts, syndicate workshops and reporting back sessions will encourage a fully participative and enjoyable event. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating previous work experiences.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

This seminar will focus on imparting emotional excellence skills to enable you to succeed as a distinctive leader. Delegates will gain insights and skills on how to be an emotionally intelligent leader. They will develop intrapersonal skills of self-awareness and self-regulation. They will also gain mastery of interpersonal skills of empathy and relational skills. Delegates will be exposed to the latest scientific breakthroughs in management science on the mastery of healthy emotions in a leader. They will learn the importance of managing body, mind & spirit so as to lead others in a holistic manner. Delegates will return to their organisations with skills to be excellent leaders.

Management of Contracts and Contract Claims

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai, Projects, Contracts, Purchasing & Tenders, Venues.

INTRODUCTION

While the object of international contracting is to write and manage contracts so as to minimize disputes, some disagreements are inevitable. These can arise from failures by one of the parties, but also often arise from misunderstandings as to obligations under the contract.

  • This seminar will look at how claims (and counter claims) arise; how they can be reduced or avoided by good contracts management; how they should be evaluated when received, or prepared when being delivered and how to resolve disputes arising from such claims
  • It will also, and most importantly, look at ways of avoiding disputed claims in the first place
  • The seminar will deal with commercial disputes arising from Contracts written in the English language, but will use techniques which have wide application to the resolution of many different types of disputes

BENEFITS

  • Contracts analysis
  • Contract engineers
  • Cost/planning engineers
  • Individuals involved in tendering/contracting functions
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Administrators
  • Contracting Unit Supervisors
  • Claims Managers and Business Audit Officers
  • Contract Strategists
  • General Managers involved in contract negotiation and disputes
  • Commercial Managers
  • Legal Department staff looking for new techniques and an international approach
  • Anyone involved in the strategy and management of disputes

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • Provide an understanding of how and why claims and counterclaims arise
  • Explain the differences between claims and counterclaims
  • Identify common causes of claims and disputes, and how to avoid them
  • Discuss how to develop contracts management procedures to avoid disputes over claims and counterclaims, while resisting unjustified claims
  • Enhance understanding of basic negotiation techniques to be used when resolving disputes
  • Provide an understanding of some of the main methods of dispute resolution involving third parties
  • Develop an understanding of Traditional and Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques, including different ways of resolving disputes without recourse to courts or arbitration
  • Provide strategies and tactics for negotiating during disputes
  • Explain how to use contract provisions to reduce the risk of claims and disputes

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Training will involve a high level of interaction and delegate participation. The intention is that the trainer will explain issues using real examples, many from the trainer’s personal experience, but will then involve the delegates in discussion, using the information provided. There will also be role play sessions on negotiating, where delegates will work as teams to seek to agree disputes in realistic scenarios.

Delegates are encouraged to bring real problem examples with them, for discussion on a confidential basis, and to share their experience of particular issues in their company or industry. Time will be allowed for general discussions and for one-to-one discussion with the trainer.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

The Seminar will address how claims arise, and how they can best be avoided or managed. Participants will be introduced to some of the latest international practices in dispute resolution and shown how to build such practices into their contract documents. In particular, the seminar will address:-

  • The causes of claims and disputes
  • How to improve contracts management leading to fewer disputes and more rapid resolution of those that do arise
  • Negotiation skills, which will be useful tools in all types of negotiating
  • Some of the available methods of resolving disputes, beyond courts and arbitration
  • The impact of foreign legal systems
  • The management of the dispute resolution processes

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Finance & Budgeting, London, Orlando.

INTRODUCTION

The diminishing differences between generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), principally established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and international financial reporting standards (IFRS), as established by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB”, is narrowing at a faster pace. IFRS are now the world’s most widely accepted and applied accounting standards with more than 100 countries now requiring or permitting their use.

During this comprehensive seminar participants will obtain an understanding of the following bodies of knowledge:

  • The basic concepts of accounting and financial reporting disclosures and varying reconciling and non-reconciling differences between GAAP and IFRS
  • The scope, structure, contents and components of IFRS compliant financial statements, including underlying assumptions and related footnotes disclosures
  • Measurement and recognition of the various elements of international accounting principles and standards, including transition concerns
  • Revenue recognition and financial reporting requirements

BENEFITS

  • Accounting professionals
  • Financial executives
  • Auditors
  • Financial analysts
  • Bankers
  • Investment bankers
  • Any other professionals involved in the preparation, presentation, implementation or analysis of financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS.

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

As a result of completing this seminar, all participants will improve their knowledge, understanding and analytical skills in terms of IFRS in terms of the following benefits:

  • Understanding the current and potential future requirements of IFRS, including the final prospects and timetable for the convergence of GAAP and IFRS
  • Applying standards in accordance with their requirements in terms of preparing IFRS compliant financial statements, including the selection of appropriate accounting policies and related footnote disclosures
  • Understanding the recognition and measurement principles as delineated within the IASB’s Framework and comprehending their application within each accounting standard
  • Defining and applying the transition process to IFRS and identifying the first-time exemption as well as exceptions relating to the financial statements of a transitioning  organization
  • Examining accounting standards that either require or permit the use of fair value measurement (including comparisons to U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Nos. 157 and 159), determining fair value measurements and financial statement recognition issues and presentation

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

This interactive training seminar will present an explanation of all IASB technical requirements in a clear, practical format, including an overall review of the rationale and objectives for all IASB standards that are included in the seminar.  In addition, active participation by all participants through a combination of direct instruction, analysis and evaluation of practical case studies, examples and exercises to illustrate application of the standards as well as current and future issues and other “real life” examples will be encouraged.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

This comprehensive accounting standards training seminar will enable each participant to appreciate and understand the basics and certain complexities associated with international accounting standards along with topic terminology, concepts and applications.  In gaining a perspective of the origins of IFRS, the accomplishments, to date, in the development and acceptance of global accounting standards and insights into the foreseeable future, participants will gain a valuable understanding of this critical field of knowledge and be capable of contributing meaningful assistance to their respective organizations with respect to the adoption and utilization of these accounting standards.

 

Advanced Budgeting and Forecasting

Posted by & filed under All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2018, Finance & Budgeting, Kuala Lumpur.

INTRODUCTION

This seminar provides an overview of the essential tools and the skills to build world class standards into your planning, budgeting, performance measurement & reporting system, looking at new and best practice techniques, explain how they complement the traditional financial planning tools, and introducing new concepts for measuring and reporting performance to enhance shareholder wealth creation or provide value for money for Stakeholders. Important elements of this seminar include:

  • Making your budgeting process more efficient & effective
  • Understanding how to motivate managers to “buy into” to the budget process in an honest and effective way
  • Using case studies and illustrations from real companies to help delegates understand how to apply different planning, forecasting and analysis techniques
  • Participants will also be given a detailed set of handouts that will enable them to review the topics covered at a later date

PRE-REQUISITE

  • Participants should have a basic understanding of financial statements

BENEFITS

  • All professionals responsible for budget preparation and management reporting
  • All process owners who require a more in-depth understanding of integrated planning and budgeting techniques,
  • Personnel wanting to understand more about Financial planning and cost analysis
  • Anyone with direct planning and budgeting responsibility, as well as managers, budget holders, advisors, accountants and business consultants

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • How to implement advanced planning and control techniques into your budgeting process
  • Know how to integrate the budgeting process with the development of the company’s long-term strategic vision
  • Know how to provide a decision support structure that provides timely and useful information to decision makers
  • Successfully build an integrated planning, budgeting and reporting process
  • Know how to forecast costs and revenues with greater confidence
  • Apply management tools to the budgeting process that contribute to strategic goals
  • Effectively manage the budgeting process
  • Identify key performance indicators for effective and focused decision making
  • Develop ways to increase profitability and performance through stream lined planning and reporting

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Your seminar leader will present, guide and facilitate learning, using a range of methods including the use of the seminar material, case studies and discussion of “real life” issues in organizations, to ensure the development of skills as well as knowledge

Participants will learn by active participation preparing both budgets and forecasts using a variety of statistical tools and by using budgets to make management decisions.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

In today’s fast changing world Organisations need to be able to respond rapidly to the challenges and global changes surrounding them. Budgeting and forecasting in an essential part of the success of the organisation.

This seminar provides the essential skills necessary to ensure the successful development of budgeting and forecasting techniques, thereby improving your understanding, development, management and control of budgets within your organization.

Advanced Process Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai, Engineering & Maintenance, Health & Safety, Oil & Gas and Process Engineering.

Introduction

Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems are based on a proactive process for incidents prevention as well as reactive monitoring of performance. Risk assessment is required to be applied to all activities that impacts on health & safety, production, asset, environment and the company reputation. In this training session you will learn how to:

  • Improve your practical skills in applying advanced risk assessment techniques relevant to the process industry
  • Consider the balance of risk against cost
  • Motivate your people for improved safety culture
  • Appreciate the role of Risk Assessment and Control Measures in the avoidance and mitigation of major hazards
  • Understand the principles of incident causation and incident investigation

Benefits

  • Management and those with responsibilities for analysing risks and incidents
  • Production, project, process, mechanical, control, maintenance and HSE personnel
  • All personnel involved in implementing the Company’s HSE Management System.

Seminar Objectives

This seminar aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives:

  • Recognise the difference between hazard, risk and risk assessment
  • Learn how to evaluate different types of risk
  • Develop the skills of applying advanced risk assessment techniques relevant to the process industry
  • Develop a strategy for planning and implementing risk reduction action plans
  • Appreciate the contribution of human error to accidents
  • Be able to understand the root causes of major incidents

Training Methodology

Delegates will learn by active participation through inspiring presentation tools and interactive seminar and role-playing activities, presented in a lively, enthusiastic and interesting style. Delegates will take part in topic exercises, case studies and the practical seminar.

Seminar Summary

The purpose of this seminar is to provide delegates with the advanced skills and knowledge to successfully analyse new and existing risk control measures and conduct effective incident analysis. The seminar will show delegates how they can evaluate, determine and implement effective risk control measures to prevent serious incident occurring and/or re-occurring.

The seminar aims to provide hands-on experience in the application of advanced risk assessment techniques to the process industry. It includes analysis of the consequences of major hazards, in terms of fire, explosion and toxic releases. Aspects of human error in relation to accidents are analysed and included in methods for promoting a positive safety culture in your organisation.

Participants will be able to apply skills learnt from this training at a practical level to implement the Company’s HSE Management System. In addition to your professional development, your organisation should be able to implement, monitor and review HSE action plans.

The Effective Accountant

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai, Finance & Budgeting, Venues.

INTRODUCTION

The modern day accountant works in an environment of continuous change. Their role has become more challenging by globalisation and advancing technology and competition, which has created a worldwide marketplace with a new level of competitiveness for every business and improved and cheaper technology.

An effective accountant communicates the story effectively and accurately about what has happened in a business to the users of financial information, as well providing useful and relevant information, so that these users may make effective informed decisions. In this seminar you will learn:

  • How to be truly a modern day entrepreneurial accountant
  • How to use analytical tools to enhance business decision making
  • How the information you provide can lead to effective resource allocation
  • How financial information may be used for predictive purposes
  • How recent change has affected information flow and decision making tools

BENEFITS

  • Accountants and finance professionals
  • All employees working in a financial environment wanting to enhance their skills

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the sources of information in the business
  • Examine how this information is organised, classified and presented
  • Utilise effective analytical tools to understand the business
  • Participate fully in the management of their business
  • Critically review the financial and other management systems of their business
  • Understand how change has impacted the role and effectiveness of the accountant in business

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

You will learn by active participation during the seminar through the use of exercises, case studies, questionnaires, syndicate and group discussion, and discussions on “real life” issues in their organisations.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

This seminar is about taking the finance professional and would be accountants to the next level, the developing role of the accountant and finance professional in the business and encouraging them to address how they may make an effective contribution to the management of the business.

The seminar challenges participants to identify areas for increasing their involvement in the management of the business with a view to continuous improvement within their organisation.

Finance and Accounting for the Oil & Gas Industry

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Finance & Budgeting, London, Oil & Gas and Process Engineering, Orlando, Training Seminars, Venues, Vienna.

INTRODUCTION

This seminar provides the essential financial knowledge and skills to enable delegates to successfully recommend appropriate methods of finance and to prepare, understand and evaluate financial accounts for the Oil & Gas industry. It focuses on the finance and accounting issues specifically affecting the industry including: IFRS 6 Exploration for and Evaluation of Mineral Assets, Accounting Approaches, The “Successful Efforts” and “Full Cost” (FC) Method, Accounting for Reserves, Resources & Assets. This seminar will feature:

  • A detailed understanding of finance and accounting in the Oil & Gas industry, focusing on leading international practice
  • Examination and evaluation of the latest techniques
  • Skills development via interactive sessions
  • Key discussion of the latest accounting issues currently facing the Oil & Gas industry

BENEFITS

The seminar is specifically tailored for those working or wishing to work in the Oil & Gas industry. It is particularly suited to:

  • Those responsible for raising and managing finance
  • Those responsible for making or contributing to capital decisions
  • Professionals who require a more in-depth understanding of finance and accounting
  • Line heads with direct finance and accounting responsibility
  • Those responsible for making decisions based on finance budgets

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

At the end of the seminar delegates will be able to:

  • Recommend appropriate methods of financing capital projects
  • Evaluate capital investment proposals
  • Prepare financial statements in line with International Financial Reporting Standards
    • understand the issues facing Business Combinations Joint Arrangements & Production Sharing Agreements
    • evaluate financial statements to identify and recommend improvements within their own organisation

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The seminar uses training methods chosen to ensure effective learning, to reinforce understanding, to develop practical skills and to promote the critical evaluation of information. Interest is maintained throughout each session using a variety of formats, including:

  • Real world Oil & Gas case studies demonstrating the practical application of each topic
  • Illustrative extracts from the annual reports of international Oil & Gas companies
  • Discussion of relevant issues raised by participants
  • Illustrated presentations of Oil & Gas accounting issues focusing recent events and strategic issues facing companies today

SEMINAR SUMMARY

The seminar begins with a review of the financial issues facing the Oil & Gas Industry. It then focuses on the finance and accounting issues facing the industry enabling delegates to prepare and evaluate financial statements in line with international requirements.

Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai, Management & Leadership.

INTRODUCTION

Leadership is a significant part of the answer to whatever challenges organizations may face. Being an effective leader involves much more than just getting things done. It involves getting the right things done by developing and managing motivated, high- performing teams. In this seminar you will: 

  • Understand the practices of the world’s greatest leaders
  • Create a clear and compelling vision of the future
  • Become a leader who empowers your team and brings out their best
  • Learn how to organize and manage your priorities so that big things control little things
  • Recognise leadership qualities inside yourself 

BENEFITS 

  • Team leaders and other business professionals responsible for developing and leading high performance teams and who desire to enhance their empowering leadership and management skills 

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES 

  • Recognize your potential as a leader
  • Understand the practices of empowering leaders
  • Improve personal productivity and use of time
  • Understand the fundamentals of teams and leadership within a team environment
  • Learn the process for developing high performance teams
  • Establish clear performance expectations for your team and develop the ability to confront poor performance 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY 

The seminar uses a wide range of training methodology.  Active participation will be encouraged to capitalise on the participants existing experience and expertise, plus the use of lectures, role plays, readings/case studies, group exercises and discussions. In addition, where appropriate, participants will be encouraged to discuss ‘real life’ situations in their organisations.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Participants will develop skills to:

  • Be a better and more effective leader
  • Empower and delegate supervisors
  • Develop productive teams
  • Manage high performance teams
  • Enhance personal productivity

All delegates will return to their organizations with a personal action plan to apply their learning to their job.

SharePoint Implementation Best Practices: From Design to Integration

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, Administration & Secretarial, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai.

INTRODUCTION

SharePoint is one Microsoft’s most successful business software! SharePoint provides a secure way to do implement intranets, extranets, content management, document management, personal cloud, archiving, records management, enterprise social networking, enterprise search, business intelligence and workflow management.

As SharePoint and now Office 365, the SharePoint cloud service is being selected, implemented for kinds of businesses around the world, training for strategy, design, implementation, best practices is essential to make the most of SharePoint. A well implemented SharePoint solution will make all kinds of businesses and organisations more efficient and well organised and deliver more business benefits and cost savings.

Designing and delivering a SharePoint solution requires an effective strategy, architecture, design, policy and procedures, information architecture and best practice implementation and support.

Delivering product and technical training on SharePoint is one part of the training, but a successful implementation requires a strategy and structure for how to share and manage different content, documents, information and records. This seminar covers global best practices for implementing SharePoint and complementary solutions.

Participants will develop the following competencies:

  • Understand the core capabilities of SharePoint
  • Understand how to create a SharePoint management strategy, design and information architecture
  • Develop key strategies for delivering a successful implementation
  • Learn SharePoint functions and functionality for sharing and managing content and records
  • Learn about Office 365, cloud computing and Software as a Service (SAAS)
  • Create information architectures, taxonomies, folksonomies and metadata plans
  • Create records management business tools like electronic file plan, retention and disposal rules, security rules, archiving, confidentiality and privacy
  • Link document and records management systems and implement across your organisation
  • Planning content types, classification, search, workflow and communities
  • Planning the SharePoint architecture, site provisioning, governance, administration and maintenance
  • Best practices for assessing, transitioning and implementing SharePoint for managing content and records
  • Explore the implications of an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy in conjunction with SharePoint and Records Management
  • Understand how to integrate SharePoint and migrate content into SharePoint and out to other information systems

BENEFITS

  • Professionals and leaders who wish to learn more about intranets, extranets, content management, document management, personal cloud, archiving, records management, enterprise social networking, enterprise search, business intelligence and workflow management and strategies for improving organisational efficiency
  • Personnel moving into leadership roles to embrace better controls for managing content, intranets and business intelligence
  • Suppliers, Solution Providers and Vendors
  • Executives
  • Users of Document and Records Management
  • Personnel seeking to enhance their skills
  • IT Management
  • Technical staff
  • Management Executives
  • Project Managers
  • IT Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Document Controllers
  • Technical Staff
  • Implementation teams – IT and business
  • IT Champion Users

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

This seminar aims to enable participants to achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand the core capabilities of SharePoint
  • Understand how to create a SharePoint management strategy, design and information architecture
  • Learn about intranets, extranets, content management, document management, personal cloud, archiving, records management, enterprise social networking, enterprise search, business intelligence and workflow management and strategies for improving organisational efficiency
  • Develop key strategies for delivering a successful implementation
  • Learn about Office 365, Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SAAS)
  • To understand SharePoint polices, procedures, standards including document and records management standards
  • Learn SharePoint functions and functionality for sharing and managing content and records
  • Create records management business tools like electronic file plan, retention and disposal rules, security rules, archiving, confidentiality and privacy
  • Link document and records management systems and implement across your organisation
  • Planning content types, classification, search, workflow and communities
  • Planning the SharePoint architecture, site provisioning, governance, administration and maintenance
  • Best practices for assessing, transitioning and implementing SharePoint for managing content and records
  • Explore the implications of an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy in conjunction with SharePoint and Records Management
  • Understand how to integrate SharePoint and migrate content into SharePoint and out to other information systems
  • Using metadata, business classification scheme, taxonomy and setting retention plans
  • Learn how to implement legislation, standards and regulation
  • Create advanced polices and procedures
  • Learn advanced concepts for managing information and records, such workflow, file plan, archiving, auditing, compliance and version control

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

This seminar covers essential skills such as communicating persuasively and with impact, confidence to handle challenging situations and flexibility to adapt and being clear about who you are and who you want to be. This allows you to develop deeper relationships with those around you. This is crucial towards inspiring team members to achieve organizational goals and influencing individuals to support the team direction.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

This seminar covers all the essential skills and advanced concepts for managing SharePoint in accordance with international best practice implementations and standards. The seminar covers intranets, extranets, content management, document management, personal cloud, archiving, records management, enterprise social networking, enterprise search, business intelligence and workflow management and strategies for improving organisational efficiency.

There will be discussions on the strategy, policy, design and implementation of SharePoint as well as applying all the key concepts. It will concentrate on the skills required to effectively deploy and maximise the benefit of SharePoint as well as manage the information architecture, policy and outcomes and deliver business benefits. All participants will return to their organizations with a detailed and advanced understanding and have developed action plans to implement SharePoint to address implementation best practice, set up security, auditing and compliance successfully in their organisations.

The 3 Phases of Contract Management: Tendering, Execution and Evaluation

Posted by & filed under 2017, 2017, All Seminars 2015, All Seminars 2017, All Seminars 2018, Dubai, Projects, Contracts, Purchasing & Tenders.

INTRODUCTION

A major portion of every organization’s operating cost is spent on outside goods and services.  Based on this fact, executive management everywhere is determining that Procurement and Contracts must emerge as a core competency of all those involved in the acquisition of equipment, materials, and services if organizations are to lower operating cost and improve productivity.  This seminar is designed to explore many of the best practices in the three major phases of the contract life cycle:  Pre-Contract,  Contract Execution, and Post Award. Included in the vast number of topics that brings increased professionalism and high standards to these important activities are:

  • Elements of a good procurement and competitive bidding process
  • The strategic role of procurement and contracts
  • Types of contracts & contract strategies
  • Developing tender evaluation criteria
  • Contract terms and conditions
  • Evaluating pricing
  • Negotiation preparation

BENEFITS

  • Project, Contracts, and Procurement personnel
  • Engineering, Operational, and Maintenance personnel
  • And all others who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, specifications, awards, and contracts that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in these activities

SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • Learn how to set and maintain high standards in procurement
  • Be given the elements of good procurement process
  • Develop methods of applying Total Cost of Ownership
  • Learn methods of tender evaluation
  • Review contract strategies
  • See examples of important contract clauses
  • Explore issue of successful contract administration
  • Understand remedies in case of breach of contract and standard approaches to claims and dispute resolution

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Participants will increase competencies through a variety of instructional methods including lecture by an experienced practitioner and consultant, exercises, cases, and group discussions covering current practices and their relationship to the implementation of new concepts.

SEMINAR SUMMARY

This seminar provides both strategic and practical insights into the 3 critical phases of Contract Management that are essential skill sets in developing and implementing the strategies required for continuous improvement.