Dr Sara Cullen is a global authority on contract management, having helped over 150 organisations, in both the commercial and government sectors, spanning 51 Countries, representing contract values worth over $18 Billion. She was a National Partner at Deloitte (Australia) and Global Thought Leader on outsourcing and now performs research and teaches at universities in addition to running The Cullen Group, a boutique firm specialising in creating high-performance contracts and commercial relationships between buyers and sellers.
Sara leads our corporate training programs covering sourcing, negotiation, and contract management and has trained over 7,000 participants across the Asia Pacific. She also regularly lectures at leading universities including Melbourne, Monash, RMIT and the Australian Defence Force Academy, in addition to universities in the Europe, Asia and North America.
Sara has a PhD, an MBA, and a BSc. She is a Chartered Accountant (US) and a certified mediator. She is an Industry Fellow at the University of Melbourne, an associate at the London School of Economics, on the Australia/NZ Board of the IACCM and a member of the Executive Panel, Certified Contract Management Professional.
Dr Cullen is the author of 19 books, including the best-selling book, The Contract Scorecard, and co-author of Outsourcing: All you need to know.
"Get in early and come with a colleague (to bounce ideas off)! Well presented, clear information, applicable to a diverse group. Easy to apply information to the organisation to drive positive change and improvements."
"Would strongly recommend! Great investment of time and money. I had hundreds of 'ah ha' moments over the two days. Sara is brilliant. Her perspective, lessons and delivery were like a breath of fresh air to me."
"Sara takes you right through the contract management process, unearthing issues and areas of development you were never aware of. Lots of practical improvements. It was a great course with two days of very useful content."
"It is obvious that Sara is a subject matter expert. I learnt a great deal from her and welcomed her approach. Fantastic."
"Brilliant, entertaining, informative and intelligent."
"Excellent course with lots of real-world examples and the historical contexts were excellent"