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Supply Chain Contracting for Small-Scale Manufacturers (WBC)

October 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours

The fast-moving technical world of contracts for raw materials purchasing, contract manufacturing, co-packing, warehousing, inventory management, and third party logistics, can be challenging to navigate for a new small-scale manufacturer even in a stable economy. Thus the program will provide an introduction to the different supply chain contract types, discuss how to manage risky contract terms, share tips about how to negotiate and manage your supplier contract relationships when you are a small fish in a big commercial supply chain system, and focus on possible solutions and remedies for the unexpected supply chain costs and failures happening frequently during these troubled times. Although taught by an experienced business attorney, this class does not constitute legal advice.

Although led by an experienced business attorney, these educational sessions do not constitute legal advice.

By registering for this Program, you acknowledge and agree that:

  • This general educational group discussion is not privileged or confidential, and does not constitute a legal consultation or legal advice;
  • Your attendance does not establish an attorney-client relationship or obligate The San Francisco Community Business Law Center (the “BLC”) or Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (“Renaissance”) to provide any ongoing legal services or any follow-up information regarding changes in laws or regulations;
  • It will not be possible for the BLC or Renaissance to review or prepare legal documents for you, or to individually advise or represent you regarding any legal matter or legal dispute;
  • You are eligible for pro bono legal education and self-help support for local San Francisco Bay Area low-income community microbusiness owners who cannot afford to pay a lawyer; and
  • Renaissance and the BLC do not make referrals to for-profit law firms or legal service companies and do not permit any Program participant to solicit or refer to for-profit law firms or legal service companies (or other similar for-profit professional firms).


Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the SBA. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested, at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Isla, Isla@rencenter.org, (415) 348-6227

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October 18, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Isla Covarrubias
(415) 348-6227