Essentials of Contract Management

Wednesday-Thursday, December 4-5, 2024, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TDI Instructor-Led Training - 16 hours

The workshop provides essential information to contract personnel to establish a successful contract management program. It is critical that government properly manage contracts. The workshop is designed to acquaint students with all aspects of the contracting process, including best practices and effective processes. The workshop contains lectures, discussions, small group exercises, and case studies.


  • Define roles and responsibilities
  • Learn contract management activities
  • Identify and assess contract risk
  • Discuss ethics in procurement
  • Review specification development
  • Examine contract documents
  • Review the procurement process – including negotiations
  • Understand contract administration responsibilities such as:
    • Post award conferences
    • Contract monitoring methods
    • Contract changes
    • Contract closeout


  • Contract management overview
  • Project planning
  • Preparing the specification
  • The procurement process
  • Contract administration
  • Change management
  • Contract closeout



Special Instructions

Lunch Included both days


NCTCOG Arlington Offices
Centerpoint Two
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

Target Audience

  • All contract personnel responsible for the administration or management of public contracts.
  • Anyone who creates, manages, audits, or reviews contracts.


Contracts & Purchasing Academy