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Western Australia, WA 6000

Australia

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Learn about how contracts are structured, when they are used, and what you need to know as a small business operator.

About this Event

Please note: this event is run by the Small Business Development Corporation for small business owners in Western Australia only.

Business owners have important roles when it comes to managing contracts with vendors, customers and employees.

This workshop provides an outline of tips and tools to assist in negotiating terms, writing contracts, ensuring compliance and reporting on outcomes. 

This topic covers

  • Definition of a contract;
  • When they are needed in small business;
  • Requirements for a contract to exist;
  • The key elements of contract law;
  • The typical structure of a contract;
  • Key contract risks;
  • What happens when things go wrong.

This session is for people who are, or are thinking of becoming, a small business owner and looking to develop and extend their knowledge of contracts.

The facilitator for this topic, ECU, is ranked Australia's top public university for 'Business and Management' in quality of educational experience, teaching quality, skill development, and student support. With course content developed in consultation with industry groups and the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences it a great option to build your professional skills and knowledge. This workshop is delivered by contract management specialist Adjunct Associate Professor Todd Hutchison. He is also an executive of commercial law firm Balfour Meagher and has fellowships with the Governance Institute of Australia, Leadership WA, Australian Institute of Management, Australian Institute of Project Management and the Project Management Institute.

This session is presented by the SBDC, the only agency in the Western Australian Government dedicated to helping small business. In fact, we've been providing practical support to small business owners for more than 30 years.

Important booking information

You are limited to two tickets per booking (you can of course make more than one booking).

We will be emailing you with important information on how to find workshop locations and what you need to bring, if it is a face-to-face event. If you are attending an online workshop you will receive instructions and a link on how to join and important information to ensure your device is suitable. Therefore, if you are booking for more than one person, please ensure you provide each person's email address.

To book for larger groups, please contact us on 133 140.

You can cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the workshop starts. Even for free sessions we would appreciate you cancelling if you cannot attend so another small business owner can take your place. For paid sessions, no refunds will be issued within 24 hours of the scheduled start time.

Additional information for online workshop sessions

Please check your computer's suitability for online workshops, including its sound quality, browser, internet bandwidth and speed and video plugins (if required) before the start of the online workshop session. Camera and microphone capabilities are recommended to interact with online workshops.

Our online workshops are run as live, interactive sessions, similar to the format of our face-to-face sessions. For this reason, there is a limited number of tickets per session so our presenters can adequately interact with, and respond to, attendees. Recordings of these live sessions are not available if you do not attend the live event time.

Additional information for face-to-face workshop sessions

No, you don't need to bring your printed ticket.

We value inclusion for clients requiring disability access and our workshops are delivered in a variety of buildings and locations. If you would like further information about accessing a particular workshop please use the contact button at the end of this page to send us your query.

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Location

Workshops delivered face-to-face or online

Various locations

Western Australia, WA 6000

Australia

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