Designing and forming contracts & settling and analyzing contractual disputes

Designing and forming contracts & settling and analyzing contractual disputes

 

Date & Location: (16-20/Apr) Kuala Lumpur – ( 19-23/Nov) Amman


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course overview

Introduction:

World-class organizations understand well the benefits of lower total cost and higher productivity resulting from mastering best practices in the important phases of project and contract management. With a focus on the best practices for processes, methods, and techniques, this training course will make a great contribution to the skill sets of those involved in contracts and projects.

This 2 part training provides both strategic and practical insights into:

  • Preparing and administration of both the project plan and the contract
  • Critical contractor selection & contractor negotiations
  • Identifying and analyzing project and contract risk
  • Selecting and leading project and contract teams
  • Setting and Measuring Project and Contractor Performance goal

 

Program Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the contract life cycle, subcontracting, outsourcing, developing strategic alliances, negotiation, financial analysis, and implementation
  • Explore the components and processes of commercial and government contracting
  • Expand your awareness of the legal, risk, and ethical issues related to contracting and procurement
  • Understand and explain the foundational competencies and subject matter competencies of the National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK), 4th Edition
  • Courses may qualify for employer tuition reimbursement programs

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Those working in large or small organizations, government and commercial entities, or as entrepreneurs
  • Contract administrators, subcontractors, procurement managers, project managers, quality assurance personnel, and others looking to advance their career
  • Engineering, law, business, paralegal professionals and others wishing to enter this field

 

Program Outline:

Module I – Mastering Project Management

DAY 1

Introduction to Projects

  • What is a project?
  • Benefits of project management
  • Why some projects fail?
  • The 5 principles of project management
  • Using a project management ‘approach’
  • The business case – it’s importance and relevance
  • Roles in project management
  • Building the project management team

DAY 2

Scoping and Laying the Foundations

  • Developing a clear project scope and objectives
  • Leadership in projects – what does it mean to you?
  • Project paperwork – is it really necessary?
  • Stakeholder management – the first stage of risk assessment
  • Risk management – ensuring you practice prevention
  • Developing your project plan using a robust planning process Stage I

DAY 3

Organising for Success and Gaining & Maintaining Commitment

  • Developing your project plan using a robust planning process Stage II
  • Personal attitudes and human behaviours
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion
  • Understanding interpersonal project team dynamics
  • Empowerment
  • Effective delegation

DAY 4

Monitoring and Controlling Projects

  • Tracking you are still delivering the project – data information
  • Managing the tensions
  • Further developing your people (soft) skills
  • Lessons learned and creating learning culture
  • Knowledge transfer
  • The Project Support Office

DAY 5

Staying Focused, Delivering and Closing Your Project

  • Decision making for success
  • An introduction to creative thinking
  • Personal time management – the impact on projects
  • Meeting skills
  • Formally closing the project
  • Celebrating success