Centre for Pavement Engineering Education Inc.

Contract Management & Administration Fundamentals - Project Delivery

The course is ideal in underpinning the link between operations and contractual and administration requirements.

After completing this course delegates will be able to appreciate key aspects of the management & administration of contracts, including developing or evaluating contracts, and performing day-to-day contract administration, or interacting directly with those who do across the sector.

Description

Target Audience: Intermediate – Advanced Level.

 Suitable for graduate and site engineers and engineering technologists, 

asset managers, human resources operatives, project managers and senior supervisors working for federal, state, or local government agencies, consultants, consortiums and contractors. The course is ideal in underpinning the link between operations and contractual and administration requirements.

Outcome:

After completing this course delegates will be able to appreciate key aspects of the management & administration of contracts, including developing or evaluating contracts, and performing day-to-day contract administration, or interacting directly with those who do across the sector.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding of Project Delivery
    • project management perspective
    • initiation, delivery & operation
  • Fundamentals of Contract Management -
    • types of contracts
    • essential elements
    • intent
    • pre contract activities
    • documentation
      • tenders
      • specifications
      • drawings
      • environmental, cultural and others
  • Tendering
    • confidentiality, probity and fairness
    • collusion
    • risk and allocation
    • process of basics start to assessment and reporting
    • approval & award/acceptance
  • Contract Administration
    • Pre Works
    • contractual roles, responsibilities and relationships
    • planning & pre construction activities
    • commencement of work matters
  • Contract Administration – During Works
    • works delivery management [surveillance & verification]
    • changes – variations & time extensions
    • records & registers
  • Contract Communications
    • correspondence,
    • meetings (pre site & debrief)
  • Payments, Claims & Disputes
    • types
    • procedures
    • processing
    • assessment
  • Contract Administration
    • Post Works
    • liquidated damages & defects liability
    • “As-built Drawings” & conformance reports
    • final statement & final payments