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Contract Administration: Tools Techniques and Best Practices by Gregory A. Garrett, CPCM, C.P.M., PMP

Contract Administration: Tools Techniques and Best Practices


Contract Administration: Tools Techniques and Best Practices provides a comprehensive overview of the contract administration process within the public sector. The book helps the reader develop a strong understanding of the complexities of contract administration and recognize the importance of planning, monitoring, and proactive insight into and oversight of contract performance. It explains how to determine the appropriate contract administration method, prepare a relevant plan, participate in the process, and evaluate the success of the contract and evaluation procedures. Among the topics covered are: planning the administration of a contract, conducting a post-award orientation, monitoring a contractor's performance, resolving problems that may arise, applying remedies under the contract, preparing contract modifications, processing a dispute, claim or termination, authorizing payments under a contract, and closing out a completed contract.

Publish Date 11/20/2009
Publish Frequency Daily
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9780808022152
SKU 10028488-0001
Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1 Contract Administration: Personnel, Workload, and Processes
  • Chapter 2 Integrated Project Management (IPM) Discipline
  • Chapter 3 Opportunity and Risk Management
  • Chapter 4 Contract Changes Management
  • Chapter 5 Contract Financing, Payments, and Profitability
  • Chapter 6 Contract Claims and Dispute Resolution
  • Chapter 7 Managing Subcontracts: Challenges and Best Practices
  • Chapter 8 Government Property Management: Challenges and Best Practices
  • Chapter 9 Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Chapter 10 How it All Ends: Contract Terminations and Closeout
  • Chapter 11 Mitigating the Risk of Litigation
  • Chapter 12 Contract Interpretation, U.S. Government Contracts, Policies, Reviews, and Audits
  • Chapter 13 The Future of Contract Administration: Purpose Driven Governance™
  • Glossary of Key Terms
  • References
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