Certificate Course on Contract Drafting and Negotiation by Bettering Results: Register Now!

The course starts on July 27, 2024.
Contract Drafting & Negotiation
Contract Drafting & Negotiation

Are you planning to be an expert in contract drafting and negotiation?

Contract drafting is the most important skill in the legal industry for any lawyer. The legal industry faces a lot of time-sensitive contracts that need to be drafted. However, not all contract drafting jobs are the same and it's important that you understand how contracts are drafted in different roles by leading practitioners.

Bettering Results (BR) is offering the 12th batch of a comprehensive Certificate Course on Contract Drafting and Negotiation which is meticulously structured to give an in-depth practical knowledge on the drafting of various agreements, advising on breach of contracts, dispute resolution in contracts and contract negotiation for understanding, navigating, and excelling in the contracts work.

This six-week Certificate Course will help you in drafting all types of agreements including employment agreements, IT-specific agreements, shareholders agreements, loan agreements, IP assignment agreements, etc. This is a great course for those looking to get started with contracts or excel in their current contract drafting work. 

The six-week batch starts from July 27, 2024, with live sessions only on weekends, that is on Saturdays and Sundays.

Participants will have access to live and interactive sessions on weekends, access to recordings for three years, hard copy study material by courier and so much more throughout this course. 

This course has been attended by over 3000 in-house counsel, practicing advocates, IAS Officers, law students, CA, CS and other working professionals in the past.

Companies that we have had participants from include the Reserve Bank of India, Hindalco Industries limited, GMR Group, Powergrid Corporation of India Limited, Aditya Birla Finance Ltd, Adani Road Transport Limited, L&T Financial Services, Cybercity builders and developers Pvt Ltd, Om Infra Ltd, Gayatri Projects Limited, Cashfree Payments, L&T Defence, and JB Pharmaceuticals, etc.  and law firms like Khaitan & Co., DSK Legal, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas etc.

Register today to avail a discount and get early access to hard copy material by courier for pre-reading. 

Join our next batch now to stay ahead in your career!

You will be trained by following Partners from top law firms and other experts:

a) Abe Abraham, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

b) Deepak Chowdhury, Partner, IndusLaw

c) Amruta Kelkar, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

d) Sandeep Bhalothia, Partner, Node.Law

e) Udita Kanwar Chavan, IP, Gaming and Media lawyer, Willow Legal

f) Rashneet Kaur, Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co


Module 1: 

Basics of Contract Law and Landmark Judgments

  • What is a contract?

  • Essential elements of a contract 

  • Types of contract (expressed or implied, etc.) 

  • Difference between pledge and bailment 

  • Difference between indemnity and guarantee 

  • Void, voidable and void ab-initio

  • Quasi contracts

  • Landmark judgments on Indian Contract Act, 1872

Module 2:

Drafting of pre-contractual Instruments like term sheet, letter of intent etc.

Modules 3 and 4: Drafting of following important clauses in a contract:

  • Parties clause (individual, company, sole proprietorship, etc.)

  • Definitions and interpretation clause

  • Reps and warranties

  • Condition precedent or subsequent

  • Term, termination, renewal and survival clauses

  • Assignment and change of control clauses

  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure clause

  • Indemnification clause

  • Force majeure clause

  • Non-compete clause

  • Contract breach and execution

  • Other boilerplate clauses

  • Annexure and schedules

  • Signature pages

  • Any other important clause required

Modules 5 to 10: Drafting of following important contracts/ agreements:

  • Sale and lease deed

  • Loan agreement

  • Leave and license agreement

  • Employment contract

  • Non-disclosure agreement

  • Shareholder agreement

  • Mortgage deed

  • Power of attorney

  • Post-contractual agreements (including amendment agreement or novation agreement or supplementary agreement)

  • Cloud computing services agreement

  • Software development agreement

  • Manufacturing and supply agreement

  • IP assignment agreement

  • Master service agreement

Module 11: Contract Negotiation including common negotiation techniques

Module 12: Breach of the contract and the remedies available including specific performance

Module 13: Contract Review

Module 14: Dispute resolution mechanism in contracts and practical aspects

Module 15: Guidance on Job and Freelancing Opportunities in Contract Drafting

Module 16: Practice exercises



  2. Live and Interactive sessions with the instructors;

  3. Recording of live sessions accessible for three years;

  4. Hard copy material by courier and free access to templates of important agreements;

  5. Certificate on completion;

  6. Practical assignments and feedbacks by experts;

  7. Free access to recorded sessions on CV, cover letter drafting and interview preparation.

TIME DEVOTION: 4-5 hours every weekend


Applications are open for law students and in-house counsel, legal practitioners, CA, CS and anybody interested in learning about contract drafting and negotiation in India and across the world. 

Click here to register for the course


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Website: www.betteringresults.in

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