Introduction to Contracts

Start time: 12:30pm AEST. Learn the basics of contracts including how and why we contract, legal terminology, interpretation, the nature of binding agreements, and common challenges in contract management.
Introduction to Contracts

An Engineering Education Australia webinar:

This session introduces engineers to the world of contracts.

Beginning with an overview of how and why we contract, an experienced legal professional will explain the nature of binding agreements and some of the underlying principles of contract law.

Relevant case law that underpins the modern approach to agreements will be discussed to round out your understanding of the legal framework surrounding contracts.

How to interpret contracts will also be explored including contract terminology, implied and express terms, elements of a binding agreement, and tendering law will also be explored.

The session will conclude with a discussion on common challenges in contract administration and management.

This is an EEA Webinar

Designed in collaboration with our industry facilitators and education experts, EEA Webinars focus on modules from our most popular face-to-face training courses. Content has been carefully crafted to deliver targeted and achievable learning outcomes within the hour and the sessions are interactive to keep you engaged.

Webinar platform - Zoom

These sessions run through Zoom. Once you register for a webinar, you will receive the unique Zoom link 24 hours before the webinar is scheduled to begin.

We suggest that you download the Zoom Desktop Client to ensure you can fully participate in the webinar. If you view the webinar through the Zoom web browser or via a phone or tablet device you may not be able to participate in the interactive elements such as answering polling questions. 

Please read through the following information on Zoom to ensure you are prepared for the webinar:

Is this course for you?

Ideal for engineers and related professionals with 0 - 3 years’ work experience. This workshop is also valuable for anyone involved in contracts needing a refresher.

Learning outcomes

  • Greater confidence in reading and interpreting contracts
  • A stronger inclination to use and apply the contract as an appropriate delivery tool
  • An ability to engage in (basic and early) meaningful discussions around contract terms
  • Ability to understand basic terms and negotiation
02 / 07 / 2020 - 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm
Registration Closes
02 / 07 / 2020 10:00 am
  • Members:
    $ 50.15
  • Non Members:
    $ 59.00
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