Seminar: Impacts of COVID-19 on business: Findings from Coronavirus Impact Research Report

Brought to you by the Centre for Adaptation Information Management and Technology (AIMTech) and the Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research (COSCR).

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With over 60,000 members across 183 countries and 25903 corporations, the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM) enables both public and private sector organisations and professionals to achieve world-class standards in their contracting and relationship management process and skills. By conducing spot surveys with its members, IACCM has produced a serial of reports about the impacts of Coronavirus. In this presentation, Tim will give us a summary of the key findings and discuss how organisations are addressing the impacts.

Professor Tim Cummins

Professor Tim Cummins is the founder and President of the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM). He was inspired to start the Association by his work at the IBM Corporation, where he led global re-engineering of the contracting process and commercial organisation. Through worldwide benchmarks, he recognised the importance of developing contract and commercial management as a distinct business discipline and competency. His research and influence have been recognised through appointment as a Professor of International Commercial and Contract Management in the School of Law at the University of Leeds, and in 2019 as the winner of the Financial Times 'Market Shaper' Award. Tim is also a member of the Research International Advisory Board of Leeds University Business School.