Theory and Calculation of Contract Price Adjustment

The Webinar covers the following content:

• Whether a buyer or supplier. This workshop is designed to let attendees better understand and apply the correct usage of price indices.
• To ensure respective businesses are operating at market related prices guaranteeing profitable results from tenders/contracts engaged in.

About the Webinar

The interest in price indices and the importance of these indices has grown rapidly over the past couple of decades.

A sound practical knowledge of indices has therefore become essential for business in the tender and contracts environment.

The Theory and Calculation of Contract Price Adjustment Workshop provides a systematic explanation of the full range of indices used in Contract Price Adjustment, practical application of indices and formulas and how to derive the most value from the practice.

In this workshop you will learn how to analyse and maintain:

  • Cost increases in your business
  • Optimal cost recovery and management
  • Sustaining profit margins through the use of the SEIFSA – Price and Index Pages (PIPS)
  • Opportunities for cost reduction

The presenter

Marique Kruger , Economist | SEIFSA

About the presenter


Marique joined SEIFSA in July 2017 as an Economist within SEIFSA’s Economics and Commercial Division. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Economics degree from the University of Johannesburg and she has completed a Master of Commerce in Economics from the same institution.

Part of her role at SEIFSA entails facilitating the Theory and Calculation of Contract Price Adjustment workshop, advising clients both on the buying and supplying side of contracts on matters relating to contract price adjustment, as well as helping them to structure their Contract Price Adjustment clauses, using the SEIFSA – Price and Index Pages (PIPS). Prior to joining SEIFSA Marique worked at Statistics South Africa and ETSA as an Economist.

The presenter

Eleen Snyman ,Economic and Commercial Officer | SEIFSA

About the presenter


Eleen Snyman joined SEIFSA in March 2013 as an Economic and Commercial Officer within the Federation’s Economic and Commercial Division. Eleen has more than 15 years’ experience in imports and economic related matters. Eleen is busy completing her Bachelor of Social Science (B.Soc). She assists in the daily compilation of the SEIFSA Price & Index Pages (PIPS) for the broader domestic economic industry. Eleen is very passionate about her job. She continuously assists members and interested stakeholders with Contract Price Adjustments (CPA) queries and provides expert advice within the realm of her competence. She possesses commendable and exceptional customer service attributes and is increasingly gaining an understanding of intricate macro-economic dynamics, enabling her to effectively add value to the industry.

Who should attend?

  • All people involved in contract negotiations and pricing
  • Procurement Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Buyers
  • Marketing and sales teams
  • Suppliers to government, parastatals and large corporate companies

The workshop will cover

Session 1

Schematic overview of the theory and calculation of contract price adjustment.
Recovery of cost increases.
A detailed guide to the SEIFSA Price and Index Pages.
The components of price adjustment formulas.

Session 2

The use of price adjustment formulas.
Formula components.
Fixed portions in contracts.
The construction of price adjustment formulas.
Practical exercise.


Tel: 086 173 4372

Additional information


Online Webinar


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