This “contract administration training program” focuses on assisting participates achieve a holistic know-how of Contract Administration. The program will help them gain abilities to implement contractual obligations. Participants will be equipped with all the tools and techniques they need to become a better manager in this work area and to be able to bring the best out of their team using the skills and knowledge provided in this program. The managers will also be able to ensure improved overall results in the organization for a successful tomorrow.

This training program has been planned out keeping in mind both the traditional and up to the minute trends and requirements of the given field. This makes the course an ideal learning opportunity for all of its participants. Please make a note that a custom proposal can also be acquired, if you have different training requirements for your team.


Who is it for?

This course is for professionals who are in any way involved with implementing, managing or administering contracts. It is also for those involved in any step of contract preparation and award in order as the course will help them understand how critical a well-prepared contract is.


Course Outline


  • Principles of Contracts
  • Objectives and Definitions
  • Contract Framework
  • Elements of a Contract
  • Difficulties Encountered in Contract Administration
  • Contract Administration Major Steps
  • Competencies of Contract Administrators
  • Contract Administration Tools
  • Key Principles
  • Knowing Your Contract
  • Contract Provisions Affecting Implementation
  • Tools and Techniques for Contract Administration
  • Information Needed for Administering a Contract


  • Records and Documentations
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Contract Administrators
  • Competencies for Contract Professionals
  • Developing Schedule and Cost Plans
  • Developing Milestones Charts
  • Contractor Evaluation
  • On-Going Assessments
  • Evaluating Contractor’s Performance
  • Managing Contracts in Progress
  • Performance Reporting
  • Status and Progress Reporting


  • Performance Indicator
  • Claims and Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Types of Damages
  • Remedies
  • Force Majeure
  • Changes and Variation Orders
  • Claims and Extensions
  • Contract Closeout Lessons Learned: How, Who, Where and When
  • Disputes


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution:
    • Negotiation
    • Mediation
    • Conciliation
    • Arbitration
  • Contract Termination
  • Termination for Default
  • Termination for Convenience
  • Partnership with Contractor
  • Strategic Alliance
  • Objectives of Partnership
  • Elements of Partnerships


  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Negotiation
  • Planning Negotiation
  • Trading Concessions
  • Communication
  • Negotiation Preparation
  • Negotiation Guidelines


Course Objectives

As this course will come to an end, delegates will be able to:

  • Recognize the main activities and steps of contract administration
  • Classify administration tools and the roles of the contract administrator
  • Identify the key contractual provisions and appreciate their effects on the implementation and management of future contracts
  • Comprehend the importance of knowing contractual terms and conditions
  • Establish the importance of partnership and negotiation in contract administration
  • Elucidate the diverse types of claims, damages, and liabilities
  • Recognize Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and ways to resolve claims


Course Curriculum

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  • 10 Days