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Proactive Federal Contract Administration: Successfully Maintaining the Contract
Seminar No: 07042-XNBB
CEU Credits: 1.8
Length: 3 days


Who should attend

Professionals just entering the contracts arena or seasoned contract pros who want a refresher…contract and subcontract administrators who want to better understand each other’s area of administration…project managers or finance professionals who want to become more involved in the contract administration process. Contract professionals should have a minimum of one to two years of experience.

How you will benefit

  • Develop the skills to maintain successful contract performance
  • Properly and efficiently conduct Federal contract administration
  • Learn how to become a proactive contract risk manager
  • Develop an effective contract team
  • Acquire the tools to process and negotiate change orders
  • Gain the ability to perform contract terminations and contract close-out
  • Know the appropriate contract guidelines during potential disputes

    What you will cover

    The Federal Contract “Toddler Stage”

  • The ”little brother” subcontract
  • The “parent” Statement of Work (SOW)
  • A good contract education builds a solid performance foundation
  • Government property games
  • “Learning to talk”—communication through various correspondence

    Federal Contract—The “Teenage Years”

  • The contract change process
  • Monitoring contract risk, performance and schedule
  • Conflict and dispute resolutions—the storm before the calm
  • Client audits and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)/Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
  • Contract suspension and stop work orders

    The Contract Audit and the “Golden Years”

  • “Making a living”—contract financing and payment procedures
  • Internal and external “family reunions”
  • Acceptance/rejection of final deliverables

    Putting the Contract to Rest

  • Contract terminations
  • Physical completion defined in different contract types
  • Maintaining databases
  • Contract close-out
  • Lessons learned—an interactive summary

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