Effective Contract Negotiation, Review & Management: 5 Things Vendors Don't Want You to Know About Contracts
Date: May 2, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM CST
Outside vendors are an essential element of credit union operations and their contracts are a regular part of life. But too often, contracts are signed without a full review or complete understanding of the terms beyond price and delivery. Unfortunately, what you don’t know can hurt you. The contract that the vendor provides is basically their “wish list” of terms and conditions. Worse yet, it was drafted by their attorney with the sole purpose of locking you in to their deal. This session is designed to teach you the basics of effective contract negotiation, review, and management.
- Negotiating the best deal
- Transitioning from proposal to contract
- Taking the bite out of boilerplate language
- The most-common negotiation errors
- Effective problem identification and communication
- TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
> Contract review checklists
> Sample vendor management policy
Live Webinar- $200
The LIVE WEBINAR option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered. You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone. Registrants receive a toll-free number and pass code that will allow entrance to the seminar. The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions. Seminar materials, including instructions, pin number, and handouts will be emailed to you prior to the broadcast. You will need the most current version of Adobe Reader available free at www.adobe.com.
On Demand Web Link & CD- $200
Can’t attend the live webinar? The ON-DEMAND WEB LINK is a recording of the live event including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter’s email address so you may ask follow-up questions. Approximately 1 week prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with the web link. This web link can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days AFTER the webinar and will expire 6 months after the live program date. But there's more . . . AS AN ADDED BONUS, you will also receive a FREE audio/visual CD ROM.* The CD ROM includes the original audio/visual presentation, the question and answer sessions, and the handouts. Use the on-demand link or this “off-the-shelf” training program for those that could not attend the live seminar and for future training.
Live Webinar & On-Demand Web Link (INCLUDES FREE CD-ROM)- $250
Includes options 1 and 2 above
Special Registration Option for member credit unions under $20 million-$169
On-demand link only (does not include CD or live webinar)