6 required courses (90 hours)
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Complete in 8 months, or up to 3 years
Contract management is the process of managing contract creation, execution and analysis to maximize operational and financial performance at an organization, all while reducing financial risk.
As a contract administrator or manager, add value to your organization throughout the contracting process with the foundational knowledge gained in these courses. Understand the importance of all major contracting activities using a life cycle approach. Explore aspects relating to contracts, including supplier knowledge, organizational needs and creating contract requirements documents.
Explore management principles and techniques for successful contracts that you can apply immediately. Become proficient at initiating, negotiating, developing or managing contracts in a variety of industries. Align contracts with the goals and objectives of your organization or department.
Review outcomes from each stage in the contract management life cycle through hands-on case studies. Examine real business situations from a variety of industries and put your contract management skills to the test.
Highlights and benefits
Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects
Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals
Gain hands-on experience | Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers
Gold Seal eligible | Apply for the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal Certificate, a program that establishes, administers and continuously improves national professional certification standards for construction management
Online delivery | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere
Learn about business law for contract management
Interested in the legal side of contract management? Learn about managing contract creation, execution and analysis as it relates to Canadian law with our Business Law for Contract Management Extension Certificate.View program
Course schedule by semester
(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
|Contract Management Overview||ON||ON||ON|
|Gathering Contract Requirements||ON||ON|
|Contract Development and Signing||ON||ON|
|Contract Management and Compliance||ON||ON|
|Best Practices in Contract Management||ON||ON|
This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.