The importance of having staff with a thorough knowledge and understanding of contract management has grown significantly in recent years. It is no longer just the contract manager or lawyer who needs this knowledge. All staff who are involved in the delivery or who oversee the contract need an understanding of the impact of their decisions or actions on the contract. This qualification is suitable for project managers, site supervisors, mine managers, line managers, engineers, senior administrators or professionals who engage contractors or are contractors themselves.
This qualification is assessment only, it does not include training and resources.
This pathway provides you with the opportunity to be recognised for the skills, knowledge and experience you already possess. You will be required to gather evidence based on a set of prescribed assessment tasks for each unit. You must successfully address all of these tasks in order to achieve the qualification.
This pathway requires you to have your workplace supervisor’s support in order to help you to develop evidence in areas where you have less experience. Enrolment in this qualification does NOT include any training or resources, it is assessment only.
Should you find there are gaps in your knowledge, or you want to do a refresher, we have recommended a range of Professional Development Programs that complement this qualification. You will find these listed below.
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Project managers, site supervisors, mine managers, line managers, engineers, senior administrators and other professionals from either the supplier or customer side of the contract. It is for those seeking formal recognition of their work experience, knowledge and skills.
Enrolment in this Diploma of Contract Management qualification requires participants to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in their chosen field, with responsibility for contract management practices as part of their current role.
Participants are also required to have the support of an employer, manager or supervisor who can provide opportunities for the participant to demonstrate competence and develop and collect evidence from various departments within the business.
Upon successful enrolment in this qualification, participants will be granted online access to all relevant assessment tools. Every aspect of each assessment tool must be addressed successfully in order to achieve this qualification.
Participants have up to 2 years to complete the assessment requirements of the qualification.
BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
BSBPRC502 Manage supplier relationships
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
PSPPCM008 Manage contract performance
PSPPCM009 Finalise contracts
BSBPRC402 Negotiate contracts
PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
Understanding the legal position and the most significant risks within a contract can help offset the exposure of an organisation to losses in people, time, money and reputation. This course reveals the most important aspects of the law as it relates to contracts, as well as providing tools for identifying and classifying risks.
This course gets to the heart of ensuring the contract delivers on the promise and any variations are tackled promptly and skilfully. It also takes you through the process of closing-out a contract in a manner that is prudent and compliant.
Every manager needs to operate within a budget. During this course you will examine a variety of approaches for developing a budget and monitoring performance against an agreed business plan.
This course examines the early stages of setting up a contract. It helps prepare you for the phases of establishing, planning and procuring the necessary elements to increase the likelihood of the contract achieving its objectives.
This practical course equips participants with the skills and knowledge to face choosing and setting priorities head-on. Learn how to set realistic goals and targets, organise work activities and achieve a healthy work life balance whilst meeting agreed goals and expectations.
A well run meeting saves the time and frustrations of all participants. This course will develop your knowledge of a chairperson role and hone your meeting management skills.