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COURSE OVERVIEW

IT Contracts & Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are unique in many aspects from other contracts. In order to ensure that you are receiving the level of service that you are expecting, it is important that you know how to put together a Service Level Agreement that ensures that you receive the service that you need and will be paying for. Furthermore, contracts are often littered with legal jargon that is difficult for non-lawyers to understand the implications of. To assist IT Professionals to better understand SLAs and ensure that they procure services to the standard that is required, AstroTech is offering a training programme on “IT Contracts & SLAs”.

The course will cover the following key topics:

TOPICS

  • IT Contracts and SLAs
  • Service Level Issues Including:
    – Availability
    – Performance
    – Response Time To Failures
    – Cost
  • Performance Measurement
  • Metric Applicability and Threshold Calculation
  • Dealing with Consortia and Multiple Suppliers
  • SLA Monitoring Tools
  • Statistics Monitoring & Reporting
  • Management Reporting
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectations
  • Service Level Surveys
  • Escalation Procedures
  • Benchmark Checks
  • Setting Realistic Limits
  • Penalties & Incentives
  • Contracts Law
    – Terms and Conditions
    – Contract Termination
    – Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Agreements
    – Breach & Remedies
    – Performance, Non-performance & Possibility of Performance

And much more!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • IT Managers
  • IT Professionals
  • Project coordinators
  • Procurement Managers
  • Buyers
  • IT Sales Personnel
  • anyone else with an interest in IT Contracts and SLAs

OUTCOMES

  • Gain an understanding of the different kinds of Contracts & SLAs
  • Gain an understanding of SLAs and how to effectively use them
  • Gain an understanding of how to measure Service
    Levels
  • Gain an understanding of how to ensure that SLAs are Realistic
  • Understand legal terminology and the implications of
    terms & conditions

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

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