Contract Administration: Understanding and Implementing Contractual Obligations

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

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Course Outline

5 days course

Principles of Contracts
  • Elements of a contract
  • Contract framework
  • Purposes of contract administration
  • Difficulties encountered in contract administration
  • Competencies of contract administrators
Contract Administration Tools
  • Knowing your contract
  • Contract provisions affecting implementation
  • Roles and responsibilities of contract administrators
  • Tools and techniques for contract administration
    • Dissection technique
    • Records management system
    • Change control system
    • Issues and risks logs
    • Developing schedule plans 
    • Performance reporting
    • Lessons learned
    • International contracting
Contractor Evaluation
  • Questionnaire and surveys
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Targets and benchmarks
  • Service Level Agreement (SLAs)
  • Managing subcontractors
Changes, Claims, and Disputes
  • Change process
  • Breach of contract
  • Money damages
  • Equitable remedies
  • Claims and disputes
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
    • Mediation
    • Arbitration
Post-Award Negotiation
  • Negotiation preparation 
  • Negotiation objectives
  • Negotiation guidelines

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