Contract Management Masterclass

  • 11 - 12 September 2017, Ho Chi Minh

Course Summary
This course provides practical, in-depth guidance on both carrying out the “routine” but vital responsibilities of contract administration and handling the challenges that typically arise during the life of a contract. Project managers, contract managers and other professionals involved in the world of contracts must be able to work effectively together and with customers, contractors and subcontractors to accomplish key organizational objectives. Because contracts are developed in an increasingly complex environment, including the rising use of contracted supplies and services throughout government and industry, a solid understanding of the contracting process is critical. This course explores these vital issues from the manager’s perspective, highlighting key roles and responsibilities to give greater influence over how work is performed. Effective contract negotiation and administration can ensure project success, speed performance, and reduce risks and costs along the way. The course is highly interactive, using discussion, exercises and case studies to teach effective approaches to analyzing contract terms and conditions, assuring quality, managing changes, resolving disputes and remedying inadequate performance. Participants will develop skills and will be simulated to the real life situations so that they can bring value addition in contract administration and follow practices, which avoid differences developing in disputes.


Key Benefits of Attending This Course
1) Effectively prepare for contract administration
2) Identify contract components and understand the process from start to finish
3) Negotiate favourable terms and make revisions to the contract
4) Apply rules of contract interpretation in project disputes
5) Administer contracts appropriately, and know when and how to terminate before or upon completion i.e. manage contracts to increase profitability
6) Resolve disputes quickly and reduce costs.


Who Should Attend
• Contracts and Project personnel
• Contract Administration
• Engineering, Operational, and Maintenance personnel
• Risk and Claims Personnel
• Tendering, Purchasing and Procurement Personnel
• Finance and Audit Personnel
• And all others who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, specifications, awards, and contracts that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment,



  • Mr. Mohammad Naseem



    Mr. Mohammad Naseem is Chairman and Managing Partner of Global Law and Liaison Services and ex Vice President of ONGC-Videsh Limited/Ex DGM (Legal) ONGC. He has vast experience in conducting training programmes in different parts of the World like Netherlands, U.K., Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and etc. In his professional career spanning over more than three decades, he has dealt with a large number of high value commercial matters, domestic and international arbitration and litigation. He has been part of a large number of negotiation teams, which have successfully negotiated various types of contracts worth billions of dollars including acquisitions in a number of countries.

    He is the author of Monograph on Energy Law, Medical Law, Sports Law, Religion Law and Environmental Law for Kluwer Law International, Netherlands and has had to his credit a number of papers published in national and international journals of repute. He is the visiting Faculty and guest expert speaker of the Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy, India International Centre for Alternate Dispute Resolution, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun and Indian School of Petroleum. He is on the panel of International Advisers for Kluwer Law International, Netherlands.

    For conducting negotiations he has visited Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Iran, U.A.E., Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Italy, Russia, Kazakhstan, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, France, U.K, USA, Canada, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Uzbekistan. With varied practical and on the job legal experience in negotiation, drafting, interpretation and vetting of the legal documents and dealing with arbitration and litigation on one hand and acting as trainer, speaker and author, Mr. Naseem has been part of an exclusive team of trainers, negotiators, advisers, and legal strategists, and is a legal luminary of international repute in his own right.