Certified Contract Development


Certified Contract Development

As with any journey, the first step is perhaps the most important. Learn in this interactive course how crucial a sound contract development strategy is to your contracting success. This highly interactive 3 day course will expose attendees to a variety of contracting strategy development techniques that work.

  • When does a contracts team need a contracting strategy?
  • Who should be involved in developing these strategies?
  • How can you ensure continuous alignment between business strategies and contracting decisions?

Find out the answers to these questions and more.

Benefits of attending

By attending this interactive course you will be equipped with the skills to:

  • Understand the relevance of corporate strategies as direction for your contracting plans
  • Align corporate philosophies between contracting parties to ensure greater contracting effectiveness and success
  • Create efficiency and effectiveness in your contracting processes
  • Optimize value and financial returns from your contracts
  • Manage risks with greater effectiveness
  • Establish greater focus for your contracting teams
  • Get your contracting process on the right track
  • Gain control of the timing for your contracting projects

Who should attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

  • Purchasing, Sourcing and Supply Management Professionals
  • Sales Contracting Professionals
  • Contract Lawyers and Attorneys
  • Contract Management Professionals
  • Contract Managers and Administrators
  • Finance Professionals involved in contracting
  • Contract Negotiators
  • Operational Managers
  • Commercial Relationship Managers
  • Plus! End-users who impact, or are impacted by, the contracting process

Your trainer

Meet your expert course trainer: Jim Bergman

Jim Bergman PhotoWith extensive contracting and negotiation experience in supply management and strategic sourcing, as well as sales, Jim Bergman serves as Vice President of Learning and Development for the IACCM. Prior to joining the IACCM, Mr. Bergman was a contracts attorney for a Fortune 500 petrochemical corporation, Amoco Corporation, and was responsible for the legal and negotiations support to the procurement staff. He supported multiple locations globally, where he addressed strategic sourcing and legal issues concerning commodities and services valued at more than $1 billion annually. In addition to his efforts at Amoco, Mr. Bergman has developed additional experience as the current President of two other successful consulting and training firms based in Florida.

Certification benefits


Benefits of IACCM Membership

  • Regular updates, articles and news on commercial contracting, supply chain, professional development and related subjects
  • Access to extensive training materials, classes and professional accreditation (exclusive to members, but at an incremental fee)
  • Contacts in major companies worldwide
  • Free webcasts and audio calls featuring top authors, academics and subject-matter experts
  • International, cross-industry perspectives and networks
  • Assistance with professional or career questions, personal or business related
  • Access to knowledge and contacts that differentiate you from non-members, enhancing your career and employment prospects
  • Opportunities to participate in original research on the topics and issues impacting your job
  • Networking with peers and executives through on- line forums and at physical seminars and meetings – ideas, insights, career opportunities etc.
  • Chances to initiate or join ‘communities of interest’ on specific subjects or projects


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