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‘Contract Negotiations’ workshop scheduled at Biltmore Park site

Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering a workshop focusing on “Contract Negotiations, Liability and Risk Factors in Business” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.

Kenneth Sanney

“In this one-day workshop, participants will learn about the importance of contract negotiations to manage business risks,” said Ken Sanney, workshop instructor and assistant professor of business law at WCU. “Key issues will be addressed related to working with other organizations and how to guard against risks related to fundraising, liability, finances and other potential risks.”

Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the importance of contracts in business transactions, including the basics of contract law, how to identify the three major types of risk, how to choose and apply one of the four risk mitigation measures to protect a business and negotiating strategies to create competitive advantage.

Participants can apply the workshop as credit toward obtaining their event planning certificate.

The cost for the workshop is $119 and lunch is included.

The information in the workshop is being offered as a part of an educational experience and does not constitute legal advice. It is provided by WCU for educational purposes only.

For more information and to register, visit or call 828-227-7397.

WCU’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment, part of the Division of Educational Outreach, provides opportunities to individuals to further their careers through education and training.

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