“Modern economies are held together by innumerable contracts” (Quote from the Nobel Prize Award Committee 2016).
World Commerce & Contracting is an association dedicated to helping our members from all around the world, achieve high performing and trusted trading relationships.
We are committed to researching, advocating, improving capabilities and helping our members to connect to share knowledge and leading practice.
We address the growing need across all private and public organizations for everyone to be able to prepare, understand and manage contracts, and be skilled at managing commercial relationships. Get ready to embrace change and innovation.
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If you are starting out, a practitioner looking for certification, or pursuing professional development for yourself or your team, we’ve designed a number of ways to help you.
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Our community is a diverse group of people and organizations, sharing knowledge and practical tips.
We’ve gathered the best and emerging policies, standards, and guides to help you improve your practice, approaches and outcomes.
Our members are a diverse group of professionals, practitioners, policy makers, academics, thought leaders, and business owners.
We are all connected by a shared need to achieve better social and economic value, through better commercial practices.
Individuals, private, public, large or small organisations – everyone is welcome to join us.
With members from more than 90% of the Global 500
The support that World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) has provided during the Covid crisis has been nothing less than excellent. The research has been insightful and highly topical and the support services relevant and useful as we attempt to define and understand the ‘new normal’.
I’ve always viewed World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) as the ‘gold standard’ for contracting excellence across the Global Fortune 500 and beyond. The value my team receives from World Commerce & Contracting is not only learning about better practices in contracting and commercial management but more importantly, learning (via WorldCC’s real life examples) of how others have implemented these practices and tools, which enables improved business performance. It simply doesn’t get any better than that.
The current pandemic is taking various fields of human endeavor to uncharted territories; there is need for a lot of fast learning of process needed to navigate even beyond these times and World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) with its collaborators in Africa have discussed we and agreed that trade relations can succeed.
World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) is the best investment I’ve made in Latin America – year after year, my team is becoming more and more equipped and stronger – ROI and quality are undisputable – great partnership!
World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) is such a wonderful organization. The educational opportunities and the endless resources are outstanding. I have learned many things from your webinars.
Now, more than ever, enterprises realize the critical role of contract and commercial management. It’s what sustains value in the global networked economy. The skills required to manage business relationships that deliver positive outcomes are as vital as that of a lawyer, accountant, engineer or marketer. That’s why contract and commercial management is as critical a business skill as any.
The art of creating and sustaining a mutually-rewarding commercial relationship is both essential to master and elusive to achieve in today’s market for technology-enabled business services. We applaud World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) for advocating the progressive discourse that is central to achieving transparency and balance in our industry.
I am really impressed with the resources offered by the World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM). The research that is being carried out on a continuous basis, I am sure, will greatly benefit the professionalism of contract management – as will the sharing of ideas.
I believe that procurement and contracting will become a strategic function for public and private sector entities around the world. World Commerce & Contracting (formerly IACCM) is a thought leader on this topic. Furthermore, I am excited that World Commerce & Contracting shares this vision for the profession and I look forward to continually engaging to push our profession to another level.
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