Short Term Courses

Certificate Programme in Contractual Dispute Resolution

With Technical Support from The World Bank

 

Certificate Programme in Contractual Dispute Resolution

 

About the Programme

The Certificate in Contractual Dispute Resolution, a blended learning programme is designed to prepare participants with the foundational knowledge and skills to understand and effectively manage contractual agreements. The course assists in developing the skills to identify and avoid the basic problems / issues which may lead to the dispute in the contract and provides the skills to resolve disputes, if arise, through various methods. With a focus on both theory and practice, the curriculum explores a range of topics, including the legal framework of contract management, dispute resolution and best practices. The programme will be pursued in such a manner as to encourage the managerial perspective of contract management and dispute resolution process.

According to various estimates, 20% to 30% of GDP of India is used for Public Procurement. A large portion of this expenditure is utilised for contracts in infrastructure sector. Though an understanding of the contractual responsibilities of a contract should reduce the potential for disputes to arise during the life of a contract, disputes and disagreements still occur.

Therefore, to avoid any minor or major misunderstanding and disputes, it is imperative that contract and project professionals have thorough understanding of contract interpretation, arbitration and conciliation laws, dispute resolution methods, acceptance and implementation of arbitration etc.

The aim of the programme is to impart required knowledge and skills to understand the contracts interpretation and contract management, common disputes in the contracts and methods of alternate dispute resolution.

Aim and Objective

  • Certification from premier institute like AIMA with technical support from the World Bank
  • Focused Course Structure to address specialised needs
  • Blended Learning Environment
  • Benefit from strong AIMA industry connect and networking

Who can Benefit

  • Government and PSU officials dealing in Contract Management
  • Contractors and suppliers handling projects/contracts
  • Contract managers
  • Legal and other professionals dealing with legal matters of the project/contracts

Duration and Syllabus Structure

The Programme is divided into 2 modules of 3 months each, the first module focuses upon the knowledge and skills required for effective contract management and the second module of the programme deals with required knowledge set for dispute resolution including arbitration and reconciliation.

Module I Module II
Indian Contract Act and other relevant laws Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods
Types of Contracts and major clauses Legal Framework of Arbitration
Type of Claims and Common Disputes in Contracts Planning, Conducting and Managing Arbitration
Understanding Best Practices in Bidding and Contract Management so as to avoid disputes Acceptance, Challenges of arbitration, award and implementation

Key Features

  • Certification from premier institute like AIMA with technical support from the World Bank
  • Focused Course Structure to address specialised needs
  • Blended Learning Environment
  • Benefit from strong AIMA industry connect and networking

Fee Structure

INR 25000 plus GST as applicable for the complete 6 month programme.
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Eligibility

Graduate in any discipline from a university recognised by UGC.
Working experience of 2-3 years is desirable

Contact Details

For further details contact -

Dr. Ritesh Saxena
Program Director
Ph. 011-24645100, 43128100 Ext. 711
Email: rsaxena@aima.in, cpcdr@aima.in