Designed For
This course is ideal for mid-level and senior professionals looking to stay ahead of the competition, advance in their careers, or increase their earnings potential. Individuals with no prior procurement and contracting experience are advised to enroll in course.
Dates
January 8 – February 18, 2018
Delivery
Online | Instructor-led
Cost
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Length
Six weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
Units
2.4 Units │ 24 Hours
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197

Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.
Required Textbook
Contract Administration: Tools, Techniques, and Best Practices, G. Garrett,  ISBN-13: 978-0808022152
 

This course is intended to reinforce and increase knowledge of the principles of contract formation and administration. Major topics include: market research, acquisition and source selection planning, contract types and financing, RFPs, protests, subcontract administration, contract finance and debt collection, contract payments and prompt payments, termination, delays, quality assurance and changes, claims, and closeout.

Learn the fundamentals of contract law with an emphasis on real world, day-to-day application. Explore all phases of managing a contract successfully through completion of performance including change management, communications, negotiations, contract types, terms and conditions, risks, defaults, terminations, claims and much more.

Participate in projects and discussion boards to rapidly enhance knowledge and proficiency in contract management to apply classroom concepts immediately in the workplace.

This course is intended to reinforce and increase knowledge of the principles of contract formation and administration. Major topics include: market research, acquisition and source selection planning, contract types and financing, RFPs, protests, subcontract administration, contract finance and debt collection, contract payments and prompt payments, termination, delays, quality assurance and changes, claims, and closeout.

This course is a part of the Procurements & Contract Management Certificate which includes:

  • Cement concepts and knowledge learned in Principles of Business Contracts
  • Understand practical applications of market research and acquisition and source selection planning
  • Brian Gatus

    Brian P. Gatus is Principal Manager of Supply Chain Management for Edison Material Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern California Edison (SCE). He is responsible for leading a team of professionals in delivering effective procurement (sourcing, contracts & negotiations) and category spend management solutions for SCE's business enterprise supply chain. Mr. Gatus has a proven track record of success in leveraging spend, optimizing procurement controls, minimizing risk and improving product quality. With over 18 years of public and private sector experience, his areas of expertise include sourcing of various IT/OT hardware and software, complex contract negotiations, logistics, and execution of business process improvements. Mr. Gatus is recognized by the National Contract Management Association as a Certified Professional Contracts Manager and by the Institute of Supply Management as a Certified Professional in Supply Management. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Business Information Systems.