Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Identify and define terms, concepts and principles of the contract administration process
- Identify contract risk and plan appropriate mitigation
- Develop the CAP and PAP for a given case study
- Recommend an appropriate remedy when given a contractual problem or issue
- Apply a process to handle a performance problem
- Describe and apply dispute resolution methods
- Closeout a contract including conducting a contract analysis
- Describe how contract administration can be continually improved to enhance contract performance in accordance with the commonly accepted practices of the profession
This class provides a framework for examining contract administration by focusing on essential elements of the discipline. The intent is for the student to develop a strong understanding of the complexities of contract administration and recognize the importance of planning, monitoring, and proactive insight into and oversight of contract performance. Practical examples, discussion, group exercises and case studies will be used throughout the course.
This course is designed for contract managers at every level.
Though no prerequisites are stipulated for this class, successful participants should have one to two years of public procurement experience prior to enrolling. Others may find completion of Introduction to Public Procurement and Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals to be of benefit.