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Length: 2 days
Price: 980 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Birmingham, London, Manchester

Contract Management

Effective Contract Management
Contract Management - 2 day training course

This comprehensive course from CIPS will equip you with the contract management skills to ensure that you get the best performance from service suppliers and contractors.

The two day programme provides a comprehensive overview of the the different stages of the contract management cycle with a view to providing the insights necessary to achieve real value for money. Combining theory with practice, it provides an opportunity to practise the various controls, tools and techniques covered, using role-play to help you manage each scenario as you would in a real-life situation.

Delegates will gain a key understanding of the core aspects of managing contracts, and be able to tackle these in a way that guarantees improved performance and working relationships with contractors and suppliers.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create the right environment for effective contract management
  • Manage identified risks through contracted terms and conditions
  • Ensure key performance measures can be effectively managed via the contract
  • Understand the difference between variations and claims and how to apporoach them
  • Identify which contract management approach is most effective for a given category of spend and/or relationship
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Suitability - Who should attend?

The course will benefit anyone involved in the acquisition and management of all types of contracts in both the public and private sectors, including:

  • Those who have attended Getting Started in Contract Management
  • Those who may already have some experience of managing contracts but who need to gather more in-depth knowledge, information and practical hands-on experience

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This training course is worth 14 CPD credit hours

Training Course Content

Key course content includes:

  • Reviewing the contract management cycle
  • Managing the business to business relationships
  • The contract manager’s attributes and skills
  • Effective interpersonal relationships
  • Controlling the Service Delivery phase
  • Monitoring and reporting performance
  • Familiarisation with the case study specification, the contract and the stakeholders
  • Role-play ‘attendance’ at the inaugural meeting and contract review meetings
  • Relationship analysis and development of corrective actions
  • Producing contractor performance reports for presentation
  • Challenging contractor claims and contract variations
  • Identifying and documenting lessons learnt

Expenses

The cost of this Contract Management course is as follows:

Member: £882 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £980 (excl. VAT)

Fee includes: Lunch, refreshments and all course materials

Inclusive e-learning: Achieving contract management

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