This course will cover contracting basics by reviewing the three phases of contracting by examining the contract management process from Pre-Award to Closeout. This course will focus on the management of the contract after the procurement process ends and the contract is awarded, closed out and renewed. The course will highlight the areas of focus from the creation of the contract, negotiation and signing, to tracking the performance compliance, and risk minimization.

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice." Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to define contract management

  • Identify the difference between contract administration and contract management
  • Identify the stages of contract management phases
  • Identify best practices for Contract Approval and Execution
  • Identify tips for tracking contract performance
  • Recall the contract closeout process
  • Things to Consider for contract closeout


Credits: Participants will earn 3.6 CPE, .3 CEU, 3 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.

Field of Study: Finance

Who Should Attend? This course is for local and state government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a government’s finances.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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