BUSINESS CONTRACTS FOR EVERYONE
- 3 hours on-demand video
- 3 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- How to draft business contracts to protect yourself and your business
- How to understand contracts as risk management tools
- How to win at negotiations
- How to avoid costly and uncertain litigation
- Learn the FAILS test and apply to every contract immediately and forever
- How to Manage Risk in Commercial Transactions
Everyday, businesses use contracts to memorialize the terms of a business transaction and manage risk. Yet many professionals and managers never learn even the basics of business contracts. In this course you will learn business contracts from an attorney and business owner who worked in-house managing business contracts for one of America's largest companies. You will learn:
How to immediately use business contracts as tools to manage risk
How to draft key clauses and provisions for your business contracts
How to spot and remove or reduce unnecessary risk in business contracts
How to negotiate business contracts
Specific contract clauses you can use immediately in your business contracts
Talking points for negotiating business contracts
Learn from an attorney turned entrepreneur and former member of the U.S. Commercial Contracting Team at General Electric.
When you complete this course, you will be able to:
Speak more confidently about commercial contracts and risk management
Understand business lawyers better
Review contracts more quickly and with greater skill
Manage company and personal liability better
When you complete this course, not only will you sound more knowledgeable about business contracts and business law when you speak to others, you will truly have a better understanding of risk management, specific contract clauses, liability, and ultimately what makes a good contract.
- From Beginners to contract paralegals and attorneys unfamiliar with commercial contracts. Anyone with curiosity. This course is useful for everyone, including English as a Second Language learners.
When you’re done you’ll be able to:
•Read and understand business contracts
•Talk confidently about risk management and contracts
We’re going to:
•Study specific clauses
•Review real contracts
•Learn business law concepts
Learn what makes a contract. What is consideration? Is a promise to make a gift enforceable?
Let's start learning a basic clause found in many commercial contracts, with an example of why and when you would want this clause. A brief mention of the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.)
Learn the difference between an employee and a contractor. This is a very important business concept to know as it relates to employment contracts.
In this lecture we will review a real contract for professional services. This is a nicely written contract by the San Diego Water Authority.