The Project Manager's Guide to Purchasing: Contracting for Goods and Services

The Project Manager's Guide to Purchasing: Contracting for Goods and Services

by Garth Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566086921

ISBN-13: 9780566086922

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This very practical guide describes the whole process of contracting for goods and services, from selecting tenderers to placing a contract. It details the key topics that are necessary for success, such as contract strategy, contract types, contract law and evaluating tenders. Whilst the book also addresses the project context in which purchasing takes place, the

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Overview

This very practical guide describes the whole process of contracting for goods and services, from selecting tenderers to placing a contract. It details the key topics that are necessary for success, such as contract strategy, contract types, contract law and evaluating tenders. Whilst the book also addresses the project context in which purchasing takes place, the subject matter could equally be applied to any business context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566086922
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
9.61(w) x 6.77(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Purchasing and project management; Contract strategies; Contract categories; More about contracting; Contract law; Communicating the requirements; Selecting the tenderers; The enquiry process, methods and document; Payment strategies; Evaluating the tenders; Incentives; Other influences; Finalizing the deal and delivering; The loose ends; Additional sources and contact details; Index.

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