Administering Contracts for Goods, Works and Services in the Public Sector

Aligned with SAQA Unit Standard 377896: 5 Credits – NQF Level 5

DATE

16 July 2024 – 18 July 2024

CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION

9 July 2024

COURSE VENUE

Online

COST

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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

The course equips supply chain professionals to manage and administer contracts for goods, works, and services in the public sector. The course is for supply chain professionals working within or who aspire to work within public sector institutions that comply with the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), including government departments, constitutional institutions, public entities, municipalities, and municipal entities.

We offer virtual training or in-house (for a cohort of 10 or more delegates)

WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?

  • Explaining the legislative environment, the role-players, terminology and the role of contract documents pertaining to contract management
  • Performing contracts administration activities
  • Performing records management activities
  • Managing relationships and monitoring performance on contracts
  • How legislation affects the compilation of contracts
  • Parties involved in contract management - their responsibilities and areas of accountability
  • Contract terms and concepts - their application in contract management
  • Different types of contracts and applicability within the supply chain
  • The content and purpose of different types of contracts
  • Critical elements and legislative requirements in contract administration
  • Calculating price adjustments
  • Ceding contracts according to prescribed policy directives
  • Closing or extending a contract within prescribed policy procedures
  • The role of contract documentation in contract management
  • Maintaining content of contract circulars and amendments for audit purposes
  • Documents to be distributed to relevant stakeholders
  • Managing contracts so that specific requirements are met
  • Building stakeholder relationships through effective communication strategies
  • Monitoring compliance with contract conditions
  • Assessing contract performance according to performance indicators
  • Evaluating contract performance to detect the risk of non-compliance
  • Control measures to manage contract disputes and take remedial action
  • The affect of quality performance information on decision making Included is a contract documentation checklist

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

Career roles we recommend this course for:

  • Supply Chain Professionals working within or who aspire to work within the public sector institutions

YOUR COURSE FACILITATOR

Commerce Edge

Commerce Edge has been a leading provider of World Class Procurement and Supply Chain training since 2001. We have trained hundreds of public and private sector organisations and over 10,000 individuals on various aspects of World Class Procurement, Logistics, Operations and Planning in the context of the wider Supply Chain.

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