Contract management essentials

Contract management essentials

7 December 2020 (facilitated online)

In-house Enquiry


This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected] for a quote.

Course Overview


  • Understand the role of contracting in the contemporary NSW public sector and government-owned corporations
  • Plan an effective contract strategy
  • Comprehend the legal fundamentals in contracting

This program improves participants’ contract management capabilities, leading to improved contractual outcomes for the agency and reduced costs through effective contract management. It focuses on the key skills necessary to ensure that contracts achieve successful outcomes. Participants learn about and apply all key aspects of contemporary contract management, including legal issues, contract management planning, managing disputes and risk management. The program has a practical focus with participants practising in groups the techniques learnt in the program.

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand the role of contracting in the contemporary NSW public sector and government-owned corporations
  • Plan an effective contract strategy
  • Understand the legal fundamentals in contracting
  • Identify the key terms and conditions in a contract
  • Administer contract variations
  • Monitor and manage contract performance.


Benefits to your organisation

  • Improved contract management, leading to improved contractual outcomes for the agency
  • Reduced costs through effective contract management

Benefits to you

  • Improved knowledge of contract management tasks and processes
  • Enhanced skills to ensure successful contract outcomes and an ability to deal effectively with contractors

Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected].