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Principles of Business Contracts

A required course in the Contract Management Certificate Program.

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Course Description

Gain a broad understanding of business contracts, learning the basics of what it takes to procure, negotiate and administer contracts that are binding. Understand how to ensure the success of the contract by acquiring an insider's view of contract administration, negotiation, and financial analysis, while learning how to select the most appropriate type of contract and understand business contract principles. Explain the specific language and terms used in business contracts, the elements of a business contract, the bodies of law that govern business contracts, the various contract types available and how used, the life cycle of a contract from determination of the need to close-out.

NOTE: This course uses live sessions via Zoom.  A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $745
  • March 29, 2021 to June 06, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00016
  • ID/Units: MGMT X407.1  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2021

Instructor


Virginia A. Suveiu, Esq., counsels on regulatory compliance and commercial law matters, including contract life cycle and negotiation. She is Chief Safeguard Officer at Balance To Success and Of Counsel at Volkov Law Firm. She is currently editing a handbook on Risk Management and the Law for Routledge. Virginia is a mediator and arbitrator for the International Chamber of Commerce, the Orange County Bar Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Contract Management Association-Orange County. She is affiliated with and has been invited to speak to professional organizations on business law-related issues. She is an active member of the State Bar of California and admitted to the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. Virginia has held numerous positions in academia, including as founding dean and professor, instructor and developer. In 2016, Virginia was given the Distinguished Instructor Award by UCI DCE.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

WORLD CLASS CONTRACTING
Book - ISBN: 9780808042402
Gregory Garrett, 6 ed, Wolters Kluwer

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Book - ISBN: 9780940343924
NCMA, 6th ed, National Contract Management Association

Optional Textbook(s):

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT TOOLS
Book - ISBN: 0970087908
GREGORY GARRETT & RENE RENDON, 1 ed, NATIONAL CONTRACT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START03/29/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC04/06/2021Tuesday7:00 PM8:00 PMZoom---
No Meeting05/04/2021Tuesday------------
OL-LEC05/13/2021Thursday7:00 PM8:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/25/2021Tuesday7:00 PM8:00 PMZoom---
END06/06/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---