Drafting Contracts and Writing Scope of Work - Virtual Learning - Meirc

Drafting Contracts and Writing Scope of Work - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to write an accurate scope of work for projects and draft simple contracts. The course covers multiple tools that can help in analyzing the requirements of the end user and understanding the scope of the project or the product. Participants in this interactive course will learn about the process of drafting the scope of work by using templates and effective writing techniques. Furthermore, the course will cover the building blocks of a contract.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the essential elements of a contract and recognize the importance of the scope of work
  • Outline the objectives of a contractual relationship and leverage them into requirements needed to develop the scope of work
  • Plan and prepare a solid scope of work using outlines and templates
  • Define contract building blocks and draft simple contract provisions
  • Write the narrative of a contract as well as different contract parts using best practices

Target Audience

Personnel involved in drafting scope of work and negotiating contract terms in order to ensure contract requirements are properly captured. Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This program is worth 12 PDUs.

Target Competencies

  • Contract preparation
  • Writing scope of work
  • Drafting contracts
  • Preparing contract plan 
  • Negotiating scope of work
  • Technical writing
  • Overview
    • Defining contracts
    • Elements of contracts
    • Defining scope of work
    • How to develop the scope
  • Planning scope of work
    • Types of scope of work
    • Tools and techniques used to plan scope of work
      • ­ Gathering requirements
      • ­ Work breakdown structure
      • ­ Product breakdown structure
      • ­ Risk management and scope of work
    • Outlining the scope of work planning process
  • Developing the scope of work
    • Basic requirements of a scope of work
    • Topics which must be included in scope of work
    • Scope of work formats
    • Rules of scope of work writing
    • Drafting fundamentals
  • Contract building blocks
    • Representations and warranties
    • Covenants and promises
    • Rights and obligations
    • Conditions to obligations
    • Discretionary authority
    • Declarations and facts
  • Contract drafting fundamentals
    • Drafting with or without precedent
    • Drafting contract parts:
      • ­ Introductory provisions
      • ­ Definitions and defined terms
      • ­ Action sections
      • ­ Other substantive business provisions
      • ­ Endgame provisions
      • ­ General provisions
      • ­ Signature lines

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

29 Jun - 1 Jul, 2021


10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)