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Understanding Contracts for Non-Law Professionals

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

The complexities of contracts for those with no legal training can be a nightmare for business owners to navigate through. This course will give delegates functional knowledge of what red flags to be aware of when drafting or reading potential contracts.

After this one-day course, you will leave with a comprehensive understanding of what is required when dealing with the structure and terminologies of contracts. It will also highlight the relevant commercial sensitivities and drafting tips to consider. You also receive our full tutorial pack which will allow you to refer back to your course content after the course is finished, enabling you to continue to access key points and refresher topics as you need them. And you receive five structured CPD points towards your professional education requirements. 

Course Content

  • Introduction to the key issues regarding the drafting of contracts 

  • Understand the key terminology used in contracts 

  • Provisions contained in a B2B contract from both the buyer and supplier 

  • Key concepts regarding price and payment 

  • The Sale of Goods Act 1980 

  • Exclusion causes and the issues surrounding them 

  • Warranties and indemnities 

  • Ways contracts can be terminated and consequences of termination 

Who Should Attend?

This course provides delegates with foundational knowledge and would not suit individuals who have vast experience dealing with contracts.  This course would be of significant interest to all accountants, commercial managers, procurement officers or anyone who would like to brush up their current knowledge of drafting or reading contracts that they can add to their current skill set. 


On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Points. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full 5 hours. 


This training course costs €395 EARLY-BIRD (Normal rate €495). The price includes course documentation and training pack, teas and coffee, snacks, biscuits, fruit on arrival. Lunch is a light fare containing freshly cut sandwiches, wraps, a selection of teas and coffee. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops within a one-minute radius of the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.