Training Class Descriptions
CPA Texas Government Contract Management - Two (2) day class (16 hours)
Managing a contract after it is awarded can be a highly complicated endeavor. A Contract Manager is responsible for coordinating the processes required for effective contract management. Contract Management is about planning, forming, and administering contracts. This class will provide state contract managers with information on how to include provisions in a contract that hold the contractor accountable for results, monitor and enforce a contract, make payments consistent with the contract; and comply with any requirements or goals contained in the State of Texas Contract Management Guide.
- Contract Management Overview
- Project Planning
- Planning the Contract
- Preparing the Proposal
- Contract Administration
- Contract Changes
- Contract Closeout
CPA Texas Government Project Management - Two (2) day class (16 hours)
Contract management and project management are inherently intertwined. This class is designed to provide you, as a state contract manager, with a basic understanding and working knowledge of each discipline’s core elements and competencies that are vital to the success of any contract.
- Introduction to Project Management
- Project Initiation
- Project Planning
- Project Execution
- Measuring and Controlling Project Performance
- Project Closeout
Negotiations In Procurement & Contract Management - Two (2) Day Class (16 hours)
This class provides the concepts, applications and opportunities in conducting effective negotiations. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to use the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to negotiate best value procurements resulting in an equitable agreement between the governmental entity and the supplier.
- Negotiation Concepts
- Types of Negotiations
- Negotiation Strategy and Preparation
- Negotiation Requirements
- Negotiation Techniques
- Power in Negotiation
- Negotiation Applications
- Opportunities for Negotiation
Classroom Notes: Please bring a pen and writing tablet to all classes.
*ONLY THOSE WITH A CONFIRMED REGISTRATION WILL BE ADMITTED TO CLASS*
*Classes without a minimum enrollment may be canceled 10 days before the beginning of the course; students will be notified using the email provided during registration.
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