Drafting QITC Contracts – Webinar Series


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Drafting QITC Contracts – Webinar Series

The Queensland Information Technology Contracting (QITC) framework is the basis for Queensland government organisations to purchase ICT products and services.  The QITC framework includes template contracts, but completing these is not straightforward.  This six part webinar series will provide a guided demonstration of how to complete a QITC contract, as well as an explanation of the key issues and tips for addressing them in the contract.  The workshops are for anyone involved in drafting QITC contracts for government, including procurement officers, IT professionals and legal advisors.  Legal experience is not required.

Session 1 – Introduction to QITC and key procurement decisions – 5 May 2021

  • Overview of the QITC Framework
  • Anatomy of a QITC contract
  • QITC scope – general and comprehensive contracts
  • Choosing the right contract and other key procurement decisions.

Session 2 – Completing a QITC Contract – Details (Part 1) – 12 May 2021

  • A commercial principles approach to drafting contracts
  • Products, Services and Deliverables
  • Requirements, Specifications and Documents
  • Additional Provisions
  • Term
  • Customer Inputs.

Session 3 – Completing a QITC Contract – Details (Part 2) – 19 May 2021

  • What is a PIPP and when do you need one?
  • Stages
  • Liquidated damages
  • Key personnel
  • Acceptance testing
  • Intellectual property rights.

Session 4 – Completing a QITC Contract – Details (Part 3) – 26 May 2021

  • Escrow
  • Liability - how to assess loss and set the liability cap
  • Insurance
  • Bank guarantee and performance guarantee
  • Termination for convenience.

Session 5 – Completing a QITC Contract – Module Orders – 2 June 2021

  • As a Service
    • Subscription Period
    • Delivery and deployment models
    • Supply through a Reseller
    • Liability for data loss.
  • Systems Integration
    • When to use the SI module
    • Dealing with multiple releases
    • Implementation methodologies
    • Detailed specifications.

Session 6 – Completing a QITC Contract – Schedules – 9 June 2021

  • Pricing models
  • Price adjustments
  • Service Levels and Service Credits
  • Acceptance testing.

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am  (AEST Brisbane)

Cost (inc GST): $500 per person (complete 6 session series package)

Unable to participate in one or more webinars from this series? We will be recording each session and we welcome you to register directly with us for the series. Just let us know which webinar/s you are unable to be a participant. Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

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What our clients say

“This was the most useful QITC training have I done”

"Great practical knowledge, tips and insights. Working through a practical example was incredibly helpful."

"It is obvious that Cameron is a QITC expert."

"Cameron is a great presenter."

"Cameron was clearly very experienced in the subject matter and was clear, concise, and easy to follow."

"Webinar works exceptionally well for those of us who are time poor, especially being able to catch up later if we miss a training session."

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As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 1 point per webinar (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.