Singapore University of Social Sciences

Contract Management for Supply Chains

Contract Management for Supply Chains (LOG369)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

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Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Synopsis

Contract management is essential for all business activities. It is important to assess and manage commercial and legal risks. For supply chain management, contract management is even more complicated as different stages of the supply chain may use a wide range of specific contracts, and thus special provisions and contracts are needed to manage unique legal risks. LOG369 Contract Management for Supply Chains aims to equip students will the necessary knowledge and skills to assess, draft and formulate supply chain contracts. The course will examine the theoretical, practical and legal aspects of contract management in the context of supply chain management. In light of the technological advances, the course will also examine and analyse key challenges and issues associated with the use of new technologies in contract management.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Formation of a Contract
  • Vitiating Factors in a Contract
  • Contractual Terms
  • Specific Clauses for Contract Management
  • Manufacturing Supply Contract
  • Distribution Contract
  • Sales of Goods Contract
  • Sales Representative Contract
  • Logistics Contract
  • Insurance Contract
  • Blockchain for Contract Management
  • Artificial Intelligence for Contract Management

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the fundamental legal principles for contract management.
  • Interpret the general and specific contract terms that manage legal risks and dispute resolutions.
  • Analyse new technologies that will affect contract management.
  • Draft specific contracts and impose appropriate terms for supply chain contracts.
  • Propose specific contracts and provisions for sales and agency contracts.
  • Apply specific contracts that manage legal and commercial risks in logistics.
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