Certificate in Commercial Contracts

Course Overview

Every time you initiate a transaction for value it will likely involve a Commercial Contract of one type or another. This is due to the fact that Commercial Contracting covers a wide area of the law, from agency, distribution, licensing, franchising to tenancy, consumer law and beyond. It really is the very foundation upon which all industry specific contracting rests.

This short yet comprehensive course will equip you with skill sets and knowledge needed to negotiate various aspects of commercial contracting. If you want to have an edge when it comes to contracts, this course is definitely for you.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to interpret and draft the clauses of various commercial agreements, including preliminary agreements such as MOUs
  • Better understand where and how risks are embedded within the contract, how to manage them within the contractual context, and legal/contractual remedies to managing disputes

About ALA Academy

ALA is a professional development arm of Brickfields Asia College and primarily focuses on bridging the gap between a formal legal education and what is required from the legal industry. We seek to provide an avenue where law students and aspiring legal practitioners can equip themselves with the necessary skill sets upon setting foot into the legal industry. ALA collaborates with industry professionals to provide focused and practical programmes ranging from more advanced and in-depth Pro-Plus courses to Bootcamps, Masterclasses, Advocacy Prep Sessions, Workshops, Webinars and Career Fairs which are directed more towards budding law students and young practitioners. Additionally, we also run the ALA Value Add Course that are conducted year-round for students.

All ALA courses will be awarded by Brickfields Asia College 

About Brickfields Asia College

BAC has been offering top quality tertiary education since 1991 and has a proven track record of producing excellent results for our various programs. Our students have consistently won top globally-recognised academic awards for the subjects of Business and Law.

Who Should Attend

  • Legal practitioners and support staff
  • Industry Professionals, Managers & Executives
  • Business Managers and Executives
  • Bankers/Investment Analysts
  • Compliance Managers/ Executives
  • Government Regulators
  • Corporate Counsel and Consultants
  • Those interested in expanding their knowledge in this industry

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Course Modules

  • Role for the Commercial Lawyer & Case Study
  • Fundamentals of Contracting Part 1
  • Fundamentals of Contracting Part 2
  • Commercial Agreements Part 1
  • Commercial Agreements Part 2
  • Product Warranties & Guarantees Part 1
  • Product Warranties & Guarantees Part 2
  • Contractual Remedies
  • Dispute Resolution

Trainer's Profile

Karen Dawson

(Legal Consultant & Trainer)

Karen Dawson possesses extensive experience and talent in the field of legal consultancy and training. With over two decades of expertise, Ms. Dawson has built a successful personal brand as a highly competent and driven professional, specialising in commercial contracts, oil & gas law, and mergers & acquisitions. Over the course of her illustrious career, she has held notable positions such as the Vice President of the Legal Department under the Energy & Utilities Division of Sime Darby Berhad; and provided contracting advice for multi-billion dollar projects in civil construction, such as the Bakun Dam Project.

Tuition Fees

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