SECRETS OF EFFECTIVE SERVICES CONTRACTS
and Tricks for Overcoming the Challenges of Services Contracting
Services Contracting is one of the most difficult types of contracting anyone can undertake. The contract governs everything, there are no templates, service providers vary widely, the risks rise exponentially the more critical the need for the service, and when things go wrong, they can go very wrong, very quickly.
This one-day course explores the many risks of contracting for any type of service and gives you the knowledge and the tools you need to find, bind and mind your services contracts and contractors.
Topics include drafting effective services contracts, developing measurable scopes of work, creating the necessary control of work and control of contractor clauses, controlling changes to the Work, establishing insurance and indemnity provisions, minimizing legal risks of negligent misstatement, managing the independent contractor relationship, raising contractor standards and deliverables, avoiding privacy and confidentiality of information issues, determining the best copyright and intellectual property regime, evaluating exclusion and limitation of liability clauses, managing termination of the contract, using electronic contracting wisely, arbitration versus the Courts, managing time and delay claims, penalty and liquidated damages clauses, and much more.
Services contracting is hard to do well. Well give you the knowledge and the tools to make it easier.
Robert C. Worthington