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Introduction to Contract Law

(CIPSA)-1067

Melbourne

$950.00per person


Our practical one-day course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to:

  • Describe the purposes of contracts under Australian contract law.
  • List the essential elements needed to form a contract.
  • Relate the legal principles to typical business exchanges between commercial entities.
  • Distinguish between different contract terms and describe their significance.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the issues in designing contracts and drafting contract terms.

1 - Introduction – the nature of a contract and its formation


2 - The shape and purpose of a contract


3 - Formation of a contract


4 - The "Battle of the Forms"


5 - Types of contract terms


6 - The form of a contract and drafting clauses


7 - What is meant by "breach of contract"?


8 - Contract termination


9 - Contracts as part of risk management

  • More appreciation of the basis upon which contractual terms are agreed.

  • Greater understanding of the contractual remedies for breach of contract.

  • Less likelihood of exposing their organisations to contractual risk through inappropriate contractual behaviour.


  • Our practical one-day course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to:

    • Describe the purposes of contracts under Australian contract law.
    • List the essential elements needed to form a contract.
    • Relate the legal principles to typical business exchanges between commercial entities.
    • Distinguish between different contract terms and describe their significance.
    • Demonstrate awareness of the issues in designing contracts and drafting contract terms.

    1 - Introduction – the nature of a contract and its formation


    2 - The shape and purpose of a contract


    3 - Formation of a contract


    4 - The "Battle of the Forms"


    5 - Types of contract terms


    6 - The form of a contract and drafting clauses


    7 - What is meant by "breach of contract"?


    8 - Contract termination


    9 - Contracts as part of risk management

  • More appreciation of the basis upon which contractual terms are agreed.

  • Greater understanding of the contractual remedies for breach of contract.

  • Less likelihood of exposing their organisations to contractual risk through inappropriate contractual behaviour.

  • CIPS Australia

    CIPS Australia delivers training in the following course categories:

    • Business Skills
    • People Development
    • Leadership and Management
    • Procurement and Supply Chain Management

    CIPS: Procurement and Supply Chain Training Courses


    CIPS Australia: The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Training courses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth, Australia

    Short Courses and In-House Training Programs:


    Procurement and Supply Chain Management


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