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Contracts & Project Management

Contract Management and Tendering

Introduction

High quality Contract and Tender Management are essential activities in achieving improved levels of performance for all organizations. Providing the high value added activities available from contract and procurement operations requires the continuous involvement of knowledgeable professionals and management who understand and implement the best practices in Contract Management and Tendering for the acquisition of goods, equipment, and services. Included in the many topics covered in this training session to move contracts from the tactical to a more important strategic focus are:

  • Contract Management and Tendering Is a Profession, Not Just a Job
  • Elements of a Good Procurement and Competitive Bidding Process
  • Developing Tender Evaluation Criteria
  • Selecting the Right Contract Type
  • Contract Preparation
  • Contract Management

Objectives

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

  • Discuss Elements Of Good Procurement Process
  • Learn Methods of Tender Evaluation
  • Review Contract Strategies
  • Explore Steps in Developing Performance-Based Service Contracts
  • See Examples of Important Commercial Contract Clauses
  • Be Presented the Essential Elements Of A Contract
  • Be Given Examples and Sources Of Contract Checklist

Target Audience
  • Contracts, Purchasing, and Project personnel
  • Engineering, Operational, and Maintenance personnel
  • All others who are involved in the planning, evaluation, preparation and management of tenders, awards, and contract performance that cover the acquisition of materials, equipment, and services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in these activities

Contracts & Project Management Outline

The course covers the following topics:

Contract management and tendering - when does the process start?

  • What You Need To Know To Be Competent At Contract Management
  • Elements of A Good Procurement and Competitive Bidding Process
  • Standards of Ethical Practice
  • Example Policy Relations with Suppliers
  • Selecting the Right Contracting Strategy
  • Types of Statement Of Work
  • The Importance of the Contract
  • Basic Contract Types
  • Basic Types of Project Deliver

Developing the tender

  • Objectives Of The Contract
  • Tender And Contract Check Lists
  • The Important Integration Clause
  • Inspection, Acceptance, Rejection
  • Clauses For Defects In Material And Workmanship
  • Developing Performance-Based Service Contracts
  • Penalty Liquidated Damages Clause
  • Clauses For Spare Parts

Important elements of the contract

  • Saving With Economic Price Adjustment Clauses
  • Force Majeure Clauses
  • Contract Changes Clauses
  • Methods Of Payment
  • Progress Payments
  • Letters Of Intent, Award, And Side Agreements

Bidder selection and tender evaluation

  • Selecting The Bidders
  • We Want More Than The Lowest Price
  • How Do You Know You Got A Good Price?
  • Use Of Price Indexes
  • Electronic Evaluations
  • Requesting Cost Breakdowns And Evaluations Of Cost Breakdowns

Managing the contract performance

  • The Criticality Of Good Contract Administration
  • Contract Changes
  • Determining Status And Expediting
  • Contractor Payments
  • How Contracts End
  • Remedies For Breach Of Contract
  • Types Of Bonds and Guarantees
  • Negotiation Tips

  
  

Ref Location From To Cost
CPM05 Kuwait 10-5-2020 14-5-2020
PL07 Kuwait 10-5-2020 15-5-2020