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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.

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Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Contract Management Overview ON ON ON
Gathering Contract Requirements ON ON  
Negotiating Contracts ON ON ON
Contract Development and Signing ON ON  
Contract Management and Compliance ON ON  
Best Practices in Contract Management ON ON  



BL: Blended (Online & Classroom)
CL: Classroom
FT: Fast Track
ON: Online
IDS: Independent Study
P: Practicum

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.



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Funding opportunities

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and other funding opportunities. Learn more.

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