Contract Administration

Contract Administration - 2 day program

Murdoch University (Executive Education Centre)

Event outline

Increasingly, operational and functional managers, especially those moving into more senior or general management roles, need to be responsible for the hands-on administration of commercial contracts.

The aim of this 2-day program, facilitated by a Lecturer from Murdoch University's Law School, is to provide all those involved in the formation and administration of such contracts with an in-depth understanding of the principles of contract law as it applies to commercial contracts generally. The course has been designed to address basic legal principles common to all types of commercial contracts.

Program outcomes

At the completion of this course participants will be able to identify and respond correctly to the legal issues which arise in the administration of commercial contracts in order to enable the efficient administration of commercial contracts and prevent costly and unproductive disputes.

Program content

  • Australia's legal system 
  • Issues in contract law
  • Contract formation
  • Privity and limitations
  • The rights and obligations of parties to a contract
  • Performance and breach of obligations
  • Waiver and estoppel
  • Contractual remedies
  • Equitable remedies
  • Rescission of contracts
  • Unconscionable conduct

Who should attend

This program is relevant to all those persons involved in the formation and administration of commercial contracts. The content is relevant to both private and government organisations at any level of operation.

Dates & registration

There are no dates listed for this event.

Provider information

Murdoch University is internationally recognised as a research-led institution with a flexible approach to learning. Our students work to tackle the most critical global challenges and our graduates are sought after by business and industry.