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Legal & Contracts Management

Effective Contract Administration Skills


Introduction:

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

Targeted Groups:

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

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Outline the major activities and steps of contract administration
  • Identify administration tools that are used during the implementation as well as the role of the contract administrator
  • Create a system to evaluate contractors and determine their strengths and weaknesses and demonstrate the importance of partnership in contract administration
  • Explain the different types of variation orders, claims and damages
  • Prepare for negotiating contract variations and claims to reach a satisfactory settlement

Targeted Competencies:

  • Contract administration
  • Change management
  • Managing contractors
  • Managing claims and disputes
  • Resolving disputes
  • Partnership with contractors

Course Content:

Unit 1: Principles of Contracts:

  • Elements of a contract
  • Contract framework
  • Purposes of contract administration
  • Difficulties encountered in contract administration
  • Contract administration major steps
  • Competencies of contract administrators

Unit 2: Contract Administration Tools:

  • Key principles
  • Knowing your contract
  • Contract provisions affecting implementation
  • Tools and techniques for contract administration
  • Dissection technique
  • Records management system
  • Change control system
  • Claims administration
  • Issues and risks logs
  • Risk management plans
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Performance reporting
  • Developing schedule plans
  • Lessons learned
  • International contracting

Unit 3: Contractor Evaluation:

  • Questionnaire and surveys
  • Contractor's ratings
  • Key performance indicators
  • Targets and benchmarks
  • Service level agreement (SLA)
  • Managing subcontractors
  • Partnership with contractors

Unit 4: Changes, Claims and Disputes:

  • Changes and variation orders
  • Change process
  • Breach of contract
  • Money damages
  • Equitable remedies
  • Claims and disputes
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Contract closeout

Unit 5: Negotiation:

  • Negotiation preparation
  • Negotiation objectives
  • Negotiation guidelines


France (Paris)
6/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
26/12/2021 - 30/12/2021
Euro 3000
Spain (Barcelona)
27/12/2021 - 31/12/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
27/12/2021 - 31/12/2021
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
2/1/2022 - 6/1/2022
Euro 3000
UK (London)
10/1/2022 - 14/1/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
10/1/2022 - 14/1/2022
Euro 4500
Canada (Toronto)
10/1/2022 - 14/1/2022
Euro 5000
Online
6/2/2022 - 10/2/2022
Euro 1250
USA (Boston)
7/2/2022 - 11/2/2022
Euro 5000
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
7/2/2022 - 11/2/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
13/2/2022 - 17/2/2022
Euro 3700
Egypt (Cairo)
13/2/2022 - 17/2/2022
Euro 2500
Italy (Rome)
14/2/2022 - 18/2/2022
Euro 4500
Manama (Bahrain)
20/2/2022 - 24/2/2022
Euro 2500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
27/2/2022 - 3/3/2022
Euro 3500
Singapore (Singapore)
28/2/2022 - 4/3/2022
Euro 4500
Jordan (Amman)
10/4/2022 - 14/4/2022
Euro 2500
Kuwait (Kuwait)
10/4/2022 - 14/4/2022
Euro 2500
Spain (Barcelona)
18/4/2022 - 22/4/2022
Euro 4500
Ukraine (Kyiv)
25/4/2022 - 29/4/2022
Euro 3500
Switzerland (Geneva)
16/5/2022 - 20/5/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Cairo)
22/5/2022 - 26/5/2022
Euro 2500
Online
29/5/2022 - 2/6/2022
Euro 1250
Greece (Athens)
30/5/2022 - 3/6/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
5/6/2022 - 9/6/2022
Euro 2500
Turkey (Istanbul)
5/6/2022 - 9/6/2022
Euro 3000
France (Paris)
20/6/2022 - 24/6/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
20/6/2022 - 24/6/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
26/6/2022 - 30/6/2022
Euro 3700
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
26/6/2022 - 30/6/2022
Euro 3500
Morocco (Casablanca)
4/7/2022 - 8/7/2022
Euro 2500
Turkey (Istanbul)
17/7/2022 - 21/7/2022
Euro 3000
UAE (Dubai)
24/7/2022 - 28/7/2022
Euro 3700
Egypt (Cairo)
21/8/2022 - 25/8/2022
Euro 2500
UK (London)
22/8/2022 - 26/8/2022
Euro 4500
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
22/8/2022 - 26/8/2022
Euro 4500
Jordan (Amman)
4/9/2022 - 8/9/2022
Euro 2500
France (Paris)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (Marbella)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 4500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
2/10/2022 - 6/10/2022
Euro 3500
Online
2/10/2022 - 6/10/2022
Euro 1250
Spain (Barcelona)
3/10/2022 - 7/10/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Cairo)
9/10/2022 - 13/10/2022
Euro 2500
Online
9/10/2022 - 13/10/2022
Euro 1250
UK (London)
10/10/2022 - 14/10/2022
Euro 4500
Oman(Muscat)
30/10/2022 - 3/11/2022
Euro 2500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
13/11/2022 - 17/11/2022
Euro 2500
Germany (Munich)
21/11/2022 - 25/11/2022
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
27/11/2022 - 1/12/2022
Euro 3000