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.
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
- 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
- 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.
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
- Elements of a contract
- Difficulties encountered in
- Contract administration
- Contract provisions
- Tools and techniques for
- Evaluating contractor’s
- Key performance indicators
- Targets and benchmarks
CLAIMS AND DISPUTES
- Claims and disputes
- Breach of contract
- Alternative dispute
- Contract termination
- Contract closeout
- Strategic alliance
- Elements of partnership
- Partnering issues
- Negotiation preparation
- Negotiation objectives
- Negotiation guidelines