Contract Management Fundamentals

Building practical knowledge and confidence in managing contracts.

  • Understand how and why a contract is formed.
  • Understand what conduct may affect the validity of a contract.
  • Understand common contract terms and their purpose.
  • Apply effective contractual management principles.
  • Consider and apply options when managing termination and breach.
  • What is covered in the course?

    • Achieving contract formation.
    • Achieving contract validity.
    • How to read a contract.
    • Understanding terms.
    • Identifying and enforcing rights and obligations.
    • Managing contractual performance.
    • Managing termination and breach.
  • Should I attend?

    This course is designed for anyone who uses contracts as a part of their work.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • a practical understanding of how contracts are made
    • confidence in interpreting the meaning of contractual terms
    • strategies to manage contract performance
    • confidence in handling contractual termination and breach.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain:

    • enhanced capability in dealing with all aspects of contracts
    • increased understanding of contracts
    • improved capacity and confidence in contract management.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.


  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • Printed course book and materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • Certificate of Completion and training record
  • Refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Negotiation Skills.

Available course dates:

No dates for this course are currently being offered. Please register your interest for future dates by emailing