Virtual Course: Research contracts and collaborations (29-30 November 2022)

Fit-for-purpose research contracts create an enabling framework to ensure that projects and collaborations proceed smoothly in order to deliver the desired outcomes, while protecting the interests of all parties. On the other hand, unsuitable agreements or contract terms can impact negatively on internal and external relationships, delay or hinder projects and lead to disputes. This course is designed to equip attendees with the necessary skills and knowledge to facilitate successful contracts for their institutions and clients. Attendees will learn how to:

• Understand the key roles of and relationships between various stakeholders

• Understand contract structure

• Understand and interpret key clauses

• Simple drafting (eg from precedents, amendments)

• Manage contract negotiations

• Critically assess acceptability of contract terms and amendments

• Manage contracts post-execution


Date: 29-30 November 2022. Please register by Thursday, 24 November (15:00 SAST)

Cost: R3630 (member) and R4719 (non-member)

Please note: This course is Virtual. The joining instructions to the workshop will be sent a day before the event. Prices are listed excl. VAT.


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