Short Courses

Advanced Contract Management

Learn advanced contract management skills to help you deliver projects on time and within budget.
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Overview
Learn advanced contract management skills to help you deliver projects on time and within budget.

Being able to manage complex contracts is a critical skill for engineers who lead projects.

Run by experienced legal professionals, this course will give you tools to manage contract management situations and meet expected outcomes.

You'll learn about advanced concepts such as:

  • claims
  • disputes
  • variations
  • negotiations.

Using engineering case studies, interactive activities and group discussions, you'll learn how to apply practical contract management approaches and techniques to your workplace.

After completing this course, you'll have the knowledge and skills to:

  • effectively manage a contract throughout its lifecycle
  • deal with common claims
  • identify issues
  • address disputes.
Details
Duration
2 days
Delivery
Online - Live
Location & dates
Online

This workshop will be delivered virtually in March 2021. If you are interested in attending or finding out more, please complete the enquiry form. The price will be confirmed in January.

Price
$935
EA members
$1,100
Non-members

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Duration
1 day
Delivery
Face to Face

We can customise this course for groups of six or more.

You choose the time, place, duration and format.

Find out how we can help you and your team by clicking on the button below to request a quote or calling us directly on +61 3 9321 1700.

Duration
Customisable
Delivery
Face to Face
Online - Live
Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

  • Effectively manage a contract throughout its lifecycle
  • Managing contract claims
  • Dispute resolution
  • Negotiation skills
  • The 10 habits of highly effective contract managers
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This course suits engineers and related professionals looking to advance their knowledge in contract management. Participants should have three to 10 years of experience and a basic understanding of contracts.

It also suits non-engineering professionals, including:

  • project managers
  • contract administrators
  • financial officers
  • contract and procurement professionals
  • senior professionals supervising junior engineers.
Prerequisites

Three to 10 years of experience and a basic understanding of contracts.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

  • Contract refresher
  • Condition, warranty and intermediate clauses in contracts
  • What is a contract claim?
  • Time aspects of claims
  • Financial aspects of claims
  • The QCLOR claim management process
  • Typical claims—disputes, variations, EOTs, payment, latent conditions, delay
  • Appropriate dispute resolution processes
  • Negotiation skills
  • The 10 habits of highly effective contract managers
Towards chartered

Towards chartered

Take this course to build skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:

7. Meet legal and regulatory requirements
8. Communication
11. Judgement

Learn more about Chartered Status.

*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee a competency. However, you will gain the base knowledge you need to develop these specific Chartered competencies.

Facilitator
Margaret Andre
Sean McCarthy
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