Contract Management


Course name Contract Management
Institution University of Pretoria, South Africa
Location South Africa, Pretoria
Language English
Contact information


Course objective

Equip managers, controllers and officers with the necessary practical skills to manage and administer contracts for goods and services. By the end of the course participants should be able to: understand the basic law of contract in South Africa; understand contract management terminology; plan and organise contracts for goods and services; define the scope of work, process, agreement and management philosophy; direct and control the contract administration; negotiate contracts and terms; evaluate, negotiate and enforce service level agreements; renegotiate and terminate contracts.

Sector Private
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

Law of Contract, Understanding the South African legal system, Requirements of a valid contract, Offer and acceptance, Reaching agreement, Formalising the agreement, Capacity and authority, Warranties, guarantees and indemnities, Termination of the agreement, Common danger areas, Service level agreements, Contract management, Planning, organizing, directing and control, Outsourcing, Contract management terminology, Precontractual planning and best practices, Organising before awarding the contract: the process, Contract award, Contract administration and control, Negotiation skills, Managing service level agreements.

Total time commitment 24
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by University of Pretoria
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of completion or attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Program Manager
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $792
Course fee description

Course fee only, cost of living, books and transportation separate

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No