Project Management for Contract Professionals

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18 - 22 September 2023
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27 November - 1 December 2023
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Why Attend
The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage a project executed by contractors throughout its life cycle from initial concept to delivery.
Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical tools required to perform project plans and develop project budgets as well as techniques needed to communicate and manage contractors during the implementation phase.
Course Methodology
This course relies on the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all key contract management activities. The course also features the use of a number of case studies and presentations by participants followed by discussions. In addition, this course incorporates pre and post testing.
Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Identify the major processes in project management in a related contract framework 
Outline the major activities, steps and tools needed to manage a contracting partner who is executing the project
Devise the contracting strategy for a project and recognize the main contractual provisions that can affect it
Develop detailed project plans to manage contracts and to deal with deviations effectively
State different types of contracts and their impacts on the relationship with the contractors
Describe the post award main processes including control techniques, change management, and contract administration
Target Audience
Personnel who are seeking in-depth knowledge at managing their contractual partners who are executing their projects. The course is designed to provide project management concepts and tools as well as contract provisions and conditions that will enable the collaboration with the contractors efficiently. 
Target Competencies
Project management
Contract management
Planning and scheduling
Understanding project budgeting
Understanding project control
Contract preparation
Contract administration
Course Outline
Definition of project and project management
Project and contract relationship
Project life cycle
Project stakeholders
Principles of contracts
Definition of a contract
Elements of a contract
Objectives of contract management
Knowing your contract
Scope of work
Terms and conditions
Stages of contracting
Pre-award phase
Developing the business case
Project charter
Project scope statement
Contracting plan
Locating contractors
Contractors pre-qualification
Developing the project plan
Project planning
Work breakdown structure
Duration and resources estimation
Relationships between activities
Network diagrams
Critical path analysis
Developing a 'Gantt' chart
Milestone charts
Resource allocation
Project budgeting
Project and contract risk management
Award phase
Evaluation plan
Terms and conditions
Fixed price contracts
Cost reimbursable contracts
Time and material contracts
Post award phase
Contract administration
Project status reporting
Managing deviations
Tools used to manage projects and contracts
Variation orders
Breach of contract

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