Singapore University of Social Sciences

Contract - Getting It Right

Contract - Getting It Right (CET155)

Applications Open: 22 September 2023

Applications Close: 01 November 2023

Next Available Intake: 15 November 2023

Course Types: Short Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 2 days

Fees: $1400

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: SUSS Academy

Level: Basic
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences
Minimum number to run: 15 participants (To be updated by SUSS)


In this course, we will provide an overview of contract law, introducing the participants to the essential elements that forms a contract. This workshop aims to equip participants with basic knowledge and understanding of a contract. By introducing the requirements for a binding contract, participants will be able to determine terms and conditions suitable for their business needs. The delivery of the content related with contract law will be done in an engaging manner, allowing participants to share their experiences and exchange best practices in the formation of an agreement. Participants will be given relevant case studies that will provide them with an opportunity to examine the clauses and find remedies when a term is breached.

Who Should Attend

Professionals working with various stakeholders on business development, negotiating and implementing agreements and contracts.


  • Overview of Contract Law
  • Pre-contract Considerations
  • The Elements of a Contract
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Discharge of Contract
  • Disputes and Disagreements
  • Remedies
  • Solutions and Options

Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the elements of a valid contract
  • Analyse the terms and conditions of a contract
  • Identify challenges in executing a contract
  • Formulate strategies to address the impact of a failed contract

B. Key Skills (Practical Component)

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Implement valid contract
  • Examine gaps in contract
  • Discuss ways to resolve contractual disagreement


Day 1
09:00 - 09:30Course Overview
09:30 - 10:30Pre-contractual Considerations
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 12:00Elements of Contract Law
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 15:30Terms and Conditions
15:30 - 15:45Break
15:45 - 17:00Binding Contract
17:00 - 17:30Review and Discussion
17:30 - 18:00Assessment
Day 2
09:00 - 09:30Course Overview
09:30 - 10:30Discharge from Contract
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 12:00Disputes and Disagreements
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 15:30Breach of Contract and Remedies
15:30 - 15:45 Break
15:45 - 16:00Moving Forward
16:00 - 17:00In-conversation with an Expert
17:00 - 17:30 Review and Discussion
17:30 - 18:00Assessment


  • Written Quiz
  • Group Presentation


  • Attendees should have a basic understanding of business related agreements.
  • Attendees have to bring along their own laptop.

Trainer's Profile

Dr Razwana BegumDr Razwana Begum
Senior Lecturer, Singapore University of Social Sciences

With a background in law, Dr Razwana was not keen in representing offenders in court; instead she wanted to work with them, identify their potentials and guide them towards leading a socially responsible lifestyle. Razwana started her career as a Social Worker before joining the Ministry of Social and Family Development as a Probation Officer. To improve her skills, Razwana studied social work, criminology and counselling. She completed the doctorate programme with Monash University. After close to 19 years of service with the Ministry, Razwana joined the Singapore University of Social Sciences in July 2018. She is the Head for the Bachelor of Public Safety and Security Programme. She works closely with different Ministries in the development of courses in the area of criminology, ethics, restorative justice and rehabilitation. Razwana has presented papers and conducted training sessions locally and at various international seminars.

(Trainer subject to change)


Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Application form

Course Fee

Course Fee for $1400

1 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy: Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.
2 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) aged 21 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.

  • Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
  • Participants are required to complete all surveys and feedbacks related to the course.
  • The course fees are reviewed annually and may be revised. The University reserves the right to adjust the course fees without prior notice.
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice

For clarification, please contact the SUSS Academy via the following:

Telephone: +65 6248 0263
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