Contract Management in the Local Government Sector

Event Type Training Course
Event Focus Training
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Government
Dates 12/11/2019 to 12/11/2019

For:  All Staff who are involved in contract management and procurement of goods and services for Local Government.
Course Overview:
This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the key principles that need to be observed when managing contracts.
Training covers the various elements of a contract, how to go about identifying risks and how to develop a contract management plan.  The course also provides an overview on relevant parts of Local Government Act 1999 (SA).  Staff managing contracts will gain a better understanding of contract relationship and performance management.  
The course also discusses matters of probity and ethics and Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) recommendations.   A contract manager’s responsibilities regarding proper record keeping are also addressed.
Course outline:
    - Local Government Framework
    - Probity, Ethics and ICAC Recommendations
    - Introduction to Contracts and Contract Law
    - Contract Terms and Conditions
    - Planning to Manage the Contract
    - Contract Risk Management
    - Developing a Contract Management Plan
    - Contract Performance Management
    - Contract Relationship Management
    - Contract Variations
    - Contract Documentation and Records

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