Contract Administration and Management

Tuesday, 9 July, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Virtual classroom via Zoom

$580.00 (plus GST)

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This intermediate level course introduces participants to the practices and processes required to effectively undertake the contract administration or management function in a Local Government context.

This course will cover the development of a contract management plan and its key inclusions. These include the preparation of a risk management matrix, risk review schedule, RACI matrix, and a detailed schedule of meetings and reporting requirements derived from the scope of the RFx.

Other contract changes that may occur during the contract term are also covered, such as dispute resolution, requests for variation or novation.

Critically, the skills and knowledge provided in this unit need to be applied within the Local Government legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. It’s essential therefore, that you consult with your Local Government’s respective policies in conjunction with the learning material provided.

Target Audience

Local Government Officers involved in a procurement activity, especially those involved in planning for, developing draft contract documentation (including the performance management regime) and contract management activities.

Recommended pre-requisites:

  • Procurement and Contract Essentials course.
  • Procurement Planning; and
  • Risk Management course.
  • Compliance, Evaluation and Contract Award course; and/or
  • Practical work experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Establish and maintain contract management arrangements within a Local Government context;
  • Prepare and draft a contract management plan for RFx;
  • Implement a risk management plan for RFx;
  • Schedule all key contractual meetings and reporting requirements for contract term;
  • Performance manage a contractor;
  • Understand the key close out or end of contract cycles;
  • Provide analysis on contract performance to Local Government to inform development of future similar contracts;
  • Understand your record keeping requirements; and
  • Where to get help and assistance.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2024 Virtual 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$580.00 (plus GST)

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Monday, 14 Oct 2024 Virtual 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$580.00 (plus GST)

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