This professional certification programme is part of the Diploma in public procurement management
How do you manage procurement contracts in the current crisis situation? Are you ready to learn how to plan and carry out the various contract administration functions required for successful delivery of goods, works and services in accordance with the "scope", "quality", "time" and "cost" provisions of the recognized standards of professional practice? Join the ITCILO Online Certification Advanced Contract Management course and you will understand the close link between contract administration and adaptive project management as you acquire a spectrum of advanced technical, procedural and business competencies. The programme will strengthen your knowledge and skills in the adaptive and agile administration of all types of procurement contract, for goods, consulting services, non-consulting services and works. You will explore the use of various supervision, performance-tracking, risk-control, trend-analysis and reporting tools and procedures in accordance with up-to-date international practice to ensure value for money and sustainable outcomes.
Project directors and contract administration and procurement staff working in national government service and development projects, regardless of the source of the funding (staff of IFI-funded projects - World Bank, Asian and African development banks, European Union, United Nations etc. - will find the course particularly useful for complementing their project and procurement management skills); technical specialists; national project coordinators; project managers and assistants; staff of international organizations; national development planning officials; NGO officials involved in the development of project proposals and in resource mobilization activities.
Course participants will be able to competently plan and carry out in the adaptive and agile manner the various contract administration functions for successful delivery of goods, works and services in accordance with the “scope”, “quality”, “time” and “money” provisions of the respective contracts, and recognised standards of professional practice. By the end of the course, the participants will also understand the intimate link between contract administration and successful project management including reporting with respect to accomplishment of project outputs and objectives.
You will obtain a certificate of achievement once you have completed successfully the programme requirements.
This course is delivered through distance learning and deployed on the ITCILO e-campus. It frees you from the classroom and gives you the flexibility to complete the learning modules at your own pace.
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Contract Management
Module 3: Monitoring & Evaluation
Module 4: Special topics – Goods
Module 5: Special topics – Consulting services
Module 6: Special topics – Non-consulting services
Module 7: Special topics – Works
This tutor-based Certification Programme is delivered by senior procurement staff, advisors and consultants from ITCILO. The programme is conducted using interactive self-guided learning modules, knowledge checks, live webinars and final examination.
What are the technical requirements needed?
For a smooth learning experience, participants need to have basic computer skills and a computer with a reliable internet connection and speakers.
Candidates are expected to have basic knowledge of procurement practice in the public or private sector as well as a sound knowledge of the English language.
This course is part of one Diploma programme: