About the training
Most projects and business performed by companies involve the use of contracts. In many cases the people tasked with ensuring delivery on those contracts are not always the ones involved in setting up contracts, nor are they always informed about the implications of the terms and conditions of those contracts on delivery.
This training is aimed at assisting participants to understand the contracts proposed to their businesses, and the various implications of different types of contracts on the contracting parties.
Participants will be introduced to the key elements of contract law. They will also gain an understanding of contract terms and conditions and implications of contract clauses, as well as learn how to protect their businesses from one-sided contracts.
This traning will cover:
- The purpose and objectives of contracts;
- contract types;
- penalties and incentives;
- terms and conditions;
- payment terms and their implications;
- performance and non-performance;
- confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements;
- breach of contract;
- remedies for contract breach;
- contract termination;
- arbitration and dispute resolution;
- service level agreements;
- tender processes; and
- consortia and multiple suppliers.
Louwressè Specht is SEIFSA’s Acting Industrial Relations and Legal Services Executive. She holds an LLB from the North West University and an MBA from North West University Business School. She was previously employed as group legal counsel in the road freight, logistics and commodity trading industry, where her duties included compliance management, IR management, employment law matters, commercial law matters and company secretarial duties. She has also practised as an attorney, specialising in corporate law, commercial litigation and trial advocacy.
Vuyiswa Miya is Industrial Relations and Legal Services Manager at SEIFSA. She has extensive experience as an Admitted Attorney and has worked for various law firms handling matters pertaining to contractual disputes, drafting contracts, providing legal advice, appearing in the CCMA and bargaining councils, prosecuting and chairing disciplinary hearings. She holds an LLB degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law, both from the University of Johannesburg.
Tel: 011 298 9400