These courses focus on developing knowledge and skills to work in procurement and contracting with contractors and supply chain. Individual course pages provide further details about course content, learning objectives and booking arrangements.
This course provides participants with an overview of the key elements of a commercial procurement process, covering procurement decisions and strategies and working collaboratively with contractors and other stakeholder organisations. It also provides an overview of contracts, their purpose, their main features and how they are used.
The New Engineering Contract (NEC) is a family of contracts created by the Institution of Civil Engineers that help apply good project management principles and practices, and define legal relationships. This course equips participants with an overview of the third edition contract (NEC3), its background and key philosophy, focusing specifically on the Engineering and Construction Contract.