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Contracting for Goods & Services


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $1,333

Next Start Date:

January 11, 2021

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

This course examines in detail the standard approach to contracting for goods and services that will yield the best value for the organization, mitigate risk and produce the best business solutions. You’ll understand the purchasing process, the procurement process and the strategic nature of the industry before diving into specific topics.

What You'll Learn

  • How to source methodology and develop business cases
  • How to develop contracts, track their performance and evaluate them
  • An introduction to the Uniform Commercial Code and an overview of warrants and adequate remedies
  • How to develop key contract provisions in purchasing and service agreements
  • Ways to deal with outsourcing considerations, compliance and risk analysis

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Contract Management & Negotiation.

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Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


Meet your instructors

James Yand

Partner, Miller Nash LLP


You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

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