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Contracting and Legal Oversight

Special Note

Formerly known as Contracting Excellence.

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, Georgia Tech has discontinued classroom courses for the rest of the semester and possibly through the summer. Our priority is health, safety and well-being; therefore, we have rescheduled our on-campus courses for the fall. Please note that we will be offering all three core courses in the PSM series during the week of September 28, 2020 on the Georgia Tech Atlanta campus.

Please know that we also offer courses online:

Supply Chain Fundamentals Series
Each SCF online course is approximately 40 hours of instruction, self-paced and may be used as an elective in our other certificate programs as well.

Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional Online

Course Description

Contracting and Legal Oversight provides participants with a holistic and integrated understanding of contract law, contract types, key industry standard contract terms, and contract structure to improve their confidence when creating or modifying contract documents. The program is geared to reinforce standards of excellence for professionals who are responsible for delivering contractual agreements and mitigating financial risk for their organization.

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for contract managers, procurement professionals, sourcing initiative leaders, project managers and all procurement & supply management-related professionals involved with bid contract development, contract execution or supplier performance management.

How You Will Benefit

  • Increase knowledge base in law of agency concepts to gain more confidence with contracting.
  • Enhance understanding of industry standard contract types and contract terms for more robust contract agreements.
  • Better leverage sourcing category knowledge to modify existing contract elements for more holistic contract agreements. 
  • Improve internal contract execution communication for better results.
  • Heighten sense of executive financial impact and risk needs to gain leadership early support.

What Is Covered

  • Law of Agency Overview
  • Contract Agreement Types
  • Defining Key Terms
  • Contract Structure & Drafting
  • Risk Mitigation & Communication

Course Materials

Participants receive a course notebook.

Course Prerequisite and Related Certificate Information

No prerequisites. For those interested in earning the Procurement & Supply Management Leadership (PSM) Certificate, take the below core courses and one elective course within four years.

  1. Category Management and Sourcing Leadership
  2. Contracting and Legal Oversight
  3. Essentials of Negotiations and Stakeholder Influence

Course CEUs

This course provides for 1.05 continuing education units (CEUs).

Course Instructors

Course Fees

Standard: $1,200.00, Alumni/Org Discount: $1,080.00, Certificate: $996.00 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).

First time attendees pay the listed Course Fee. If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses (or are active/retired military), you will receive a 10% discount when you enter the coupon code SCL-Alum on the "Check Out" page. If you register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate in one single transaction, you can receive a discount of 17% off each course by entering the coupon code SCL-Cert on the "Check Out" page. There are also discounts available for multiple-team member registrations or to members of certain organizations.

Discounts cannot be combined. For questions, call 404-385-8663 or send us an email prior to registration

The program fee for LIVE courses (non-online) includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, parking, internet access, and all classroom materials.

If the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute must cancel a program, registrants will receive a full refund. Georgia Tech, however, cannot assume the responsibility for other costs incurred. Due to program enrollment limits, early registration is encouraged. Registrations will be acknowledged by a letter of confirmation from Professional Education.

Course Times

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • ​Second Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm

UPCOMING OFFERINGS*

September 29, 2020 to September 30, 2020
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343