Contracts: Common Issues and Best Practices
November 6, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Continental Breakfast at 8:00 a.m.
ILR Conference Center in King-Shaw Hall
140 Garden Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853
Course Description: Do you freeze whenever you hear the word RFP or receive a contract to negotiate and review? In this workshop, you will learn common clauses that slow down contract negotiation and their relevance to your pending contract. Additionally, you will learn tools to help you during all stages of contracting: proposal submission (including exception letters),contract negotiation, and award management for all sponsor types including flow-through contracts. Attendees will participate in case studies to apply the concepts discussed in the workshop.
Participants will learn:
- The basic parts of an RFP and how to address possible contract issues at proposal stage
- Tools to negotiate federal, federal flow-through, and other types of contracts
- The importance of, and best practices to address, the most problematic clauses in contracts
Prerequisites: Basic understanding of the management of sponsored projects.
Who Should Attend?
- Anyone who deals with Sponsored Award contracts at any stage