> Webinar: Effective Contract Negotiation, Review & Management

Thursday, May 02, 2013
3:00 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
4:30 PM

Webinar: Effective Contract Negotiation, Review & Management: 5 Things Vendors Don’t Want You to Know About Contracts

 

Outside vendors are an essential element of credit union operations and their contracts are a regular part of life. But too often, contracts are signed without a full review or complete understanding of the terms beyond price and delivery. Unfortunately, what you don’t know can hurt you. The contract that the vendor provides is basically their “wish list” of terms and conditions. Worse yet, it was drafted by their attorney with the sole purpose of locking you in to their deal. This session is designed to teach you the basics of effective contract negotiation, review, and management.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Negotiating the best deal
  • Transitioning from proposal to contract
  • Taking the bite out of boilerplate language
  • The most-common negotiation errors
  • Effective problem identification and communication

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Contract review checklists
  • Sample vendor management policy

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for executives, senior managers, department managers, project managers, and anyone involved with vendor selection and management. 

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER – David A. Reed, JD, Reed and Jolly, PLLC
Attorney, author, consultant, and nationally-recognized speaker, David Reed is a partner in the law firm of Reed and Jolly, PLLC. He provides guidance to financial institutions on establishment and revision of policies and procedures, organizational compliance, collections, security, contractual agreements, regulatory matters, and corporate governance. His engaging speaking style has made him a nationwide lecturer on regulatory compliance, consumer lending, bankruptcy, and collections.

A former trial attorney and vice president and general counsel of a large credit union, David is particularly known as an expert in the areas of operations, bankruptcy, and collections. He has trained state and federal examination staff on numerous issues, including BSA, ID theft red flags, SAFE Act, third-party contract management, and bankruptcy. He also serves as editor of several industry manuals.

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration fee allows you to have one telephone connection. However, as many people as you like may listen from your office speaker phone.  If you register for the webinar, your registration fee also includes one internet connection from a single computer terminal.


THREE REGISTRATION OPTIONS
1.  LIVE WEBINAR

The LIVE WEBINAR option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered. You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.  Registrants receive a toll-free number and pass code that will allow entrance to the seminar. The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions. Seminar materials, including instructions, pin number, and handouts will be emailed to you prior to the broadcast. You will need the most current version of Adobe Reader available free at www.adobe.com.

2.  ON-DEMAND WEB LINK** AND FREE CD ROM*
Can't attend the live webinar?  The ON-DEMAND WEB LINK** is a recording of the live event including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter's email address so you may ask follow-up questions. Approximately 1 week prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with the web link. This web link can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days AFTER the webinar and will expire 6 months after the live program date.  But there's more . . . AS AN ADDED BONUS, you will also receive a FREE audio/visual CD ROM.* The CD ROM includes the original audio/visual presentation, the question and answer sessions, and the handouts. Use the on-demand link or this "off-the-shelf" training program for those that could not attend the live seminar and for future training.

3.  BOTH LIVE WEBINAR AND ON-DEMAND WEB LINK** (INCLUDES FREE CD-ROM*) Includes options 1 and 2 above
*CD Rom for PC use only
**All materials are subject to copyright and intended for your credit union's use only.

NEW! Listen on your iPad, iPhone, or Android. Instructions will be emailed to you with the on-demand link.

INVESTMENT:
$199.00 Webinar per connection
$199.00 Archived On-Demand Web Link & Free CD ROM
$249.00 Both Live Webinar & Archived On-Demand Web Link & Free CD ROM

TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To register and pay by check, email Mary Zelinsky at mzelinsky@njcul.org and your credit union will be invoiced. To register and pay online, click here