Contract Terminology & Pre-award


1.5 Hours Formal CPD

A strong understanding of contract terminology is necessary to a comprehensive bid process. In this course, you will learn to efficiently manage the pre-award phase, an integral part of sound contract management.

Available Classes

19 April 2018 - 12:00pm

Course information

Learn how to use contract terminology and manage the pre-award phase of contracts for a proper and fair bid and pre-award process.

A keen understanding and interpretation of contract clauses is critical to managing contracts. Though contact law differs by region, state and country, there are key legal terms which are universal to construction contract language. Understanding and applying these terms will prove indispensable in effectively managing contracts.

From the creation of bid qualifications, specifications and requirements to the evaluation of contractor submissions and weighting of criteria for awarding, this course will enhance your skillset and prepare you for success and long-term profitability.

Course Content

  • Contract terminology
  • Contract responsibilities
  • Bid documents
  • Bid process

Course Structure

A live web class with discussions and activities integrated throughout to embed your learning. The class will end with an open Q&A session with your instructor

Why attend this course 

To gain an understanding of the pre-award processes and requirements, and be able to interpret and employ the common contract terms within contract documents 

Who should attend 

Contract administrators, cost managers, commercial managers, and new project managers looking to gain an understanding of pre-award processes and contract terminology.



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Learning outcomes

  • Define what constitutes a contract
  • Identify the common contract sections
  • List key contract terminology and be able to apply it in real life situations
  • Describe all parties to the contract’s responsibilities
  • Describe the bidding process
  • Identify the key documents necessary during the bidding process
  • Presenter


    Sorina Du Toit MRICS

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 19 April 2018 - 12:00pm

    Presenter: Sorina Du Toit MRICS

    Category: Construction

    Member price: $25.00

    Price: $50.00

    Course Type: Product / Web Classes

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