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Contract Administration: Understanding and Implementing Contractual Obligations Course

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1 09 - 11 Oct 2019 Bandung Register
2 27 - 29 Nov 2019 Jakarta Register

OVERVIEW

                Contract administration or contract management involves the drafting, reviewing, revising, and analyzing contracts, as well as implementing systems and using software designed to ensure accurate tracking and recordkeeping regarding the fulfillment of contractual obligations.  Those who work in this area must be well-versed in contract law and in office practices and procedures applicable to contract law practice. The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge, concepts, skills and tools necessary to manage and administer contracts post award. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the processes and activities required to implement contractual obligations. The course will also cover contract administration best practices.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on contract administration understanding and implementing contracting obligations.
  • Identify the major activities and steps of contract administration.
  • Identify administration tools and the roles of the contract administrator.
  • Recognize the main contractual provisions and analyze their effects on the implementation.
  • Establish an evaluation system for the contractors to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Explain the different types of claims, damages and liabilities.
  • Demonstrate the importance of partnership and negotiation in contract administration.
  • Prepare for negotiating the scope of work and the terms and conditions of the contract.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

All those involved in any aspect of implementing, managing or administering contracts in the post-award phase of the contracting process to learn about the best practices in contract administration.

COURSE CONTENTS

PRINCIPLES OF CONTRACTS

  • Elements of a contract
  • Difficulties encountered in contract administration
  • Contract administration major steps

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION TOOLS

  • Contract provisions affecting implementation
  • Tools and techniques for contract administration

CONTRACTOR EVALUATION

  • Evaluating contractor’s performance
  • Key performance indicators
  • Targets and benchmarks

CLAIMS AND DISPUTES

  • Claims and disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Contract termination
  • Contract closeout

PARTNERSHIP WITH CONTRACTOR

  • Strategic alliance
  • Elements of partnership
  • Partnering issues

NEGOTIATION

  • Negotiation preparation
  • Negotiation objectives
  • Negotiation guidelines