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Course Schedule
Classroom Sessions:
Date Venue Fees
18 - 22 Dec 2023 London - UK $5,950
03 - 07 Jun 2024 New York - USA $6,950
22 - 26 Jul 2024 London - UK $5,950
07 - 11 Oct 2024 London - UK $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Barcelona - Spain $5,950
Course Description


This Advanced Contract Management training course will help you to develop the advanced skills required to get the best out of your project contracts. Organisations frequently use contracts to implement project activities or work packages. Unless managed well, this can be source of risk and loss for the organisaiton. This training course will cover the skills required to maximise the value that is returned from these critical commercial relationships.You may have experience in managing projects, contracts, or both. This training course will build on that knowledge in an easily understandable way so that you expand your capability and effectiveness. More importantly, it will give you some practical tools and techniques that you can apply, which will give a tangible increase in the benefit that you will gain from this training course.

This GLOMACS Advanced Contract Management training course will highlight:

  • The key stages in managing contracts and the critical skills required
  • The crucial interface between project and contract management
  • The importance of post-award contract management
  • How to maximise value and benefit


This training course will equip you with all of the knowledge that you need to be effective when managing projects in a contractual environment.

At the end of this Advanced Contract Management training course, you will understand:

  • Methods for improving contract performance
  • How to deal with common issues including slippage, scope creep and cost growth
  • Ways to handle claims and disputes successfully
  • The steps needed to prepare for post award contract management
  • How to manage risk and change
  • Key “soft” skills to help you solve problems and get the best out of people

Training Methodology

The training course is full of practical techniques and examples, intended to enhance knowledge and give practical benefit. The worked examples, case studies and team exercises will make applying the knowledge gained much easier. Often, helpful insight can be gained from discussion with other delegates, and the course delivery style will provide opportunities to do this.

Organisational Impact

By sending delegates on this Advanced Contract Management training course, organisations will maximise their gain from the contracts awarded in their projects, and reduce the risk of poor performance, financial loss, reduced value and reputational damage. The organisation will also gain:

  • Increased capability and competence in managing its contracts
  • Greater benefit and returned value from the contracts it places

Personal Impact

Delegates who attend this Advanced Contract Management training course will learn how to ensure that contracts deliver the results required, that the relationship between contract parties remains good and that difficulties and adverse events can be overcome. Importantly, they will learn how to:

  • Manage risk and change in contracts
  • Maximise team performance and get the best out of everyone involved


Implementing project activities through contracts is common place, and will touch a range of people working in project management and related disciplines. It is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Contract holders
  • Contract & procurement team members
  • Project managers
  • Project team members
  • Project Management Office (PMO) staff
  • Assurance and quality management staff
Course Outline


Introduction and Review of Basic Principles

  • Why contract management?
  • Benefits of doing it right and problems with doing it wrong
  • Overview of overall contracts & procurement cycle
  • Relationship to project management
  • Developing effective procurement strategies
  • Common contract types – pros, cons, and risks
  • Key roles and responsibilities


Post Award Management

  • Preparation for contract post award phase
  • Handover from contract award
  • Process overview, including inputs and outputs
    • Initiation stage
    • Planning stage
    • Delivery stage
  • Change management
  • Risk management


Contract Closeout

  • Closeout process overview, including inputs and outputs
  • Contract closure
  • Handover and transition
  • Operations and support
  • Handling premature close


Key Management Skills

  • Relationship and stakeholder management
  • Communication
  • Performance management
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership
  • Documentation and record keeping 


Encountering and Solving Problems

  • Common issues and risks, and how to deal with them
  • Disputes
  • Claims
  • Completion, sign off and payment problems
  • Recap of material
  • Reference Material
  • Things you can do when you return to your desk
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
Providers and Associations

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GLOMACS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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