Discussion Groups

Contract Management Network Discussion Group


To provide a forum for people interested in the many different facets of the management of contracts where they can:

  • Attend short and sharp technical sessions by persons experienced in the area of contract management
  • Hear of the latest issues that relate to contract management
  • Network and meet other like-minded individuals
  • Inexpensively do all the above in a friendly and supportive atmosphere while enjoying good foog and wine.

Who is the Discussion Group suitable for?

Anyone involved with the management of contracts including:

  • Accountants (including CFOs)
  • C Level’ staff (including the CEO, CFO, CIO, COO , CRO)
  • Commercial managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Contract coordinators
  • Contract managers
  • Customer service managers
  • Directors
  • Divisional managers
  • General managers
  • HR Managers
  • IT managers
  • Lawyers (internal and external counsel)
  • Logistics personnel
  • Operations managers
  • Procurement managers
  • Project managers
  • Sales managers
  • Senior managers
  • Service delivery mangers
  • Supply chain/logistics personnel
  • Team leaders.

Typical session format

Time: 6-8 pm

Format: The usual format of each session will be:

  • Before the session: Networking (from 5:30 pm).
  • The session (6 – 8 pm):
  • Introduction: By Cyril Jankoff and discussion of recent relevant news/issues/events (about 5 minutes)
  • Technical session:  Guest speaker to speak on a relevant topic where they have expertise, including time for questions, comments and discussion (about 110 minutes)
  • Conclusion: By Cyril Jankoff to relate the evening to the ‘bigger picture’ (about 5 minutes)
  •  After the session (after 8:00 pm): Networking over drinks.


Venue: The Board Room at  Aitken Partners Solicitors, Level 1, 114 William Street Melbounre. It is on the corner of Little Collins Street.


  • Parking available just around the corner at RACV, at 501 Bourke Street.
  • Tram along Bourke Street (get off at William Street) or Collins Streets (get off at William Street).
  • Train to (1) nearby Flagstaff Station (5 minute walk); (2) alternativey to Southern Cross Station and take tram along Bourke Street and get off at William Street. From there it is a one minute walk; or to (3) Flinders Street and walk to Bourke Street and catch tram in the direction of Southern Cross and get off at William Street. From there it is a one-minute walk.


Light refreshments will be served: drinks (beer, wine, mineral water, juices and soft drinks) and gourmet fingerfood.


$33.00 (includes $3 GST)

Further details

Contact Cyril.

Want to Register?

Please click PayNow below to register for a monthly discussion group meeting.

2013 fees is $33.00 (inc $3 GST).

After your payment please complete the registration form.

Terms and Conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions and Policies, which include:

1. There will be no refund if cancellation is made within 7 calendar days before the event

2. If you have booked and cannot attend there will be no refund, but you can send someone in your place.

Dates and Topics


Date Note Topic Speaker(s)
TBA ‘Back to Basics series’ continued: TBA