Strengthen Your Contract Management Knowledge and
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Contract Management plays a critical role in any organization. The market is increasingly becoming competitive, fast-paced and global. As technology impacts the exchange of products and services in the market, companies are challenged by the changes in the associated contracting vehicles and practices. As a result, the modern contract manager's role is constantly expanding. These online contract management courses prepare you for industry certification, which can boost your income by 16 percent!

Online Program Benefits

  • Prepare for industry-recognized CCCM, CFCM or CPCM certification
  • Master contract management best practices
  • Learn how to play a critical role keeping your organization competitive
  • Understand the procurement process – from requisition to contract enforcement
  • Negotiate and administer contracts
  • Write Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to win new business

Contract Management Courses

Courses run between eight and twelve weeks in length and new sessions start monthly. Enrollment is open; there are no pre-requisites.

Essentials of Commercial Contract Management $1,595

ACE 3 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

This online course gives you the tools you need to understand the entire procurement process - from contract definitions and source selection to contract management and administration. Trace best practices of the contracting process from requisitioning through contract closeout and learn the entire commercial contract management process from both the buyers' and sellers' perspectives.

Who Should Register?

This course is designed for contract administrators in the public sector who would like to strengthen their negotiation, process and practical skills in order to secure the best possible results for their organization.

What You’ll Study

Contract Elements
  • UCC
  • The Future
  • Implied Contract Type
Contract Formation
  • Offer
  • Acceptance
  • Consideration
Contract Performance and Enforcement
  • Interpretation
  • Statute of Frauds
  • Conditions and Discharge
Principal and Agency
  • Creation and Terminology
  • Rights, Duties and Remedies
  • Agents and Relationships

Essentials of Government Contract Management $1,595

ACE 3 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

Now, more than ever, contract management plays a critical role, keeping any organization competitive, fast-paced and globally focused. This course helps you understand the procurement process from contract definition to contract management, including everything from requisitioning to enforcement of contracts to copyrights and patents.

Who Should Register?

Essentials of Government Contract Management is for the practicing governmental professional or those aspiring to work within the government sector. Scope of the course includes federal acquisition regulations, procurement, ethics and government property.

What You’ll Study

Pre-Award Phase
  • FAR
  • Acquisition System
  • Government Law and Practices
  • Pre-Award Phase
Types of Contracts
  • Implications of Contract Type
  • Fixed Price Contracts
  • Cost-Reimbursement Contracts
  • Additional Contract Issues
Contract Law
  • Commercial vs. Government Contracting
  • Enabling Statutes and Regulations
  • Appropriations, Funding and Legislation Process
Award Phase
  • Role of Negotiation
  • Negotiation: What Is It?
  • Basic Rules of Negotiation
  • Negotiation Nuggets
Post-Award Phase
  • Contractor Purchasing System Review
  • Changes Clause
  • Constructive Changes Part 1 & 2
  • Value Engineering Changes and Other Concepts

Mastering Business Skills $1,795

ACE 4 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

This 12-week online course covers the critical bottom-line business skills needed to be a successful contract manager. The course, which is essential in preparing for the business skills section of the NCMA exams, includes a certification preparation section featuring hundreds of test-prep questions for the business skills section of the CFCM and CCCM exams.

Who Should Register?

This course is ideal for contract managers, project managers and procurement professionals looking to solidify their business, marketing and financial skills in preparation for industry certification. The course benefits all professionals who want to strengthen their abilities and earning potential by developing key skill sets that are high in demand nationwide.

What You’ll Study

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Operations Management and Quantitative Methods

Advanced Contract Management $1,995

ACE 3 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

Expanded to 12 weeks, this course includes a certification preparation section featuring hundreds of test-prep questions for the CFCM and CCCM exams. Updated and expanded lectures cover the contract management process, earned value, terminations, international issues and risk, classification of government property, property management system and liability for loss, damage, destruction or theft.

Who Should Register?

Villanova’s Contract Management program ensures the expertise that is in high demand today. Curricula are constantly updated to reflect the very latest concepts, methods and practices. Advanced Contract Management is your best and last course on the way to testing for your Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) Certification.

What You’ll Study

  • Perspectives on Contracting and Winning Business
  • Contract Pricing
  • Cost Accounting Standards
  • Subcontracts
  • Terminations
  • Performance-Based Contracts
  • International Issues
  • Government Property