CM 8000 Essentials of Contract Management (3 credits)
Evaluate the contract management principles of the National Contract Management Association’s Contract Management Body of Knowledge (“CMBOK,”) which provides a common understanding of the terminology, practices, policies and processes used in contract management. Examine how contracts are managed throughout the contract life cycle and identify the core skills required of the contracting professional.
CM 8100 Contract Formation (3 credits)Describe the stakeholder requirements, negotiation practices, applicable common law, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and other laws and regulations that must be followed throughout the formation process. Course will also cover contract formation considerations in the age of blockchain.
CM 8200 Contract Negotiation (3 credits)
Analyze the building of solid relationships, effectively dealing with obstacles and steps to creating a successful performance-based contract in an age of blockchain and AI. Negotiation exercises done via case studies and using distance learning methodologies.
CM 8300 Contract Performance (3 credits)
Explore all phases of managing a contract successfully through completion of performance including change management, contract terms and conditions, contract types, defaults, terminations, claims and other risks. (Pre-requisite: Contract Formation or Essentials of Contract Management.)
Virginia Suveiu - Dean, School of Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management
All organizations, even those with sophisticated compliance management systems, are vulnerable to the risk of exposure to noncompliance, especially in an era of heightened uncertainty and change. By examining risk and compliance as key strategic responsibilities of organization stakeholders, you will learn to effectively safeguard your organizations’ assets and brand reputation, while exploiting competitive advantage. Upon completion of this program, you will learn how to develop, implement, evaluate and maintain a culture of compliance, and be better equipped to meet the market demand of up-skilling in the emerging areas of risk and compliance.
It is strange how little attention is given to the actual importance of a contract. TV commercials for cell phone services tout “no contract” as a marketing ploy, when—as we all too well know—the contract itself is the basis for the transaction...Read More
The contract management profession is evolving into a strategic function interacting with most aspects of an entity's business. Contract managers are on the front lines of identifying external risks to their entity's integrity...Read More