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Legal Foundations of Supply Management

Gain a better understanding of techniques on how to help navigate through legal issues within the supply management world.

Today's most successful supply management organizations are highly-skilled at strategic sourcing. To do strategic sourcing well, procurement leaders must also be experts in developing and negotiating multiyear contracts/agreements. So what methods and techniques are necessary to navigate through legal issues in the world of supply management. This information helps the people responsible for supply management to understand best practices in drafting agreements which will provide value to their organizations. Key contracting concepts will be explained including detailed reviews of key contractual clauses which every procurement leader needs to understand. These concepts are hallmarks of top performing supply management organizations.

Runtime: 109 minutes
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Agenda

Key Elements of a Commercial Contract

  • Four Required Elements Establishing a Contract
  • When a Contract Is Formed - Meeting of the Minds
  • Offer, Counter-Offer, and Acceptance
  • Principles of Agency

History and Attributes of Domestic Bodies of Contracting Law Affecting Procurement

  • Common Law
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
  • Federal Acquisition Requirements

Examples and Meaning of Important Contract Clauses

  • Entire Agreement
  • Survivability
  • Independent Contractor
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Indemnification
  • Force Majeure
  • Insurance
  • Survival
  • Governing Law
  • Resolution of Disputes
  • Use by Affiliates
  • Payment
  • Warranty
  • Acceptance

Modern Drafting Trends

  • Business English vs. Legaleze
  • The Rule of Ten
  • Internal References
  • Look and Feel

Methods of Efficiently Managing a Contract Portfolio

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on April 1, 2019.

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  • CA MCLE 1.75
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.75 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.75
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.75 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Mark J. Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS

Mark J. Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS

Strategic Procurement Solutions, LLC

  • Principal in the office of Strategic Procurement Solutions, LLC, a provider of advanced procurement advisory, skills diagnostic, and professional development services; active advisor to leading corporations and governmental groups on contracting processes, templates, and risk management
  • Past career roles in manufacturing (3rd largest global manufacturer of yachts), transportation (world’s largest airline), and financial services (domestic 2nd largest and global 13th largest banking enterprise); directed all contracts management for Bank of America globally
  • 20 years in consulting supporting clients like Apple, Intel, Adobe Systems, Delphi, Kraft Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Hertz Corporation, Mitsubishi, State of Colorado, Volvo North America, Signet Jewelers (Kay, Jared, Zales), Limited Brands, Allstate, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Nationwide, CarMax, Hertz Corporation, Tupperware International, State of Maryland, Newmont Mining, Sephora, etc.
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of procurement and supply management performance
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous procurement category management, expert strategic sourcing, advanced procurement negotiations, best practices in inventory management, strategic contracting, and others
  • Written many articles in publications and information sites like Supply Chain Management Review, Inside Supply Management, eSide Supply Management, SpendMatters, and Modern Materials Management
  • Membership information includes Institute for Supply Management (ISM), National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
  • B.A. degree in business administration, Pepperdine University; holds professional designations as a CPSM and C.P.M. from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) and MCIPS from the London Chartered Institute for Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
  • Can be contacted at 209-419-1699, [email protected], or www.linkedin.com/in/mark-trowbridge-cpsm-c-p-m-mcips-24184b2a/
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Product ID: 405544
Published 2019
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