Project Administration, Negotiation skills and Contract Management course

Project Administration, Negotiation skills and Contract Management course


Welcome to the Project Administration, Negotiation Skills, and Contract Management course! In the realm of project management, effective administration, negotiation, and contract management are vital for ensuring project success, managing stakeholder expectations, and mitigating risks. This course is meticulously designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to navigate the complexities of project administration, negotiate effectively, and manage contracts efficiently. Whether you're a project manager, team leader, procurement specialist, or aspiring project professional, this course will provide you with the expertise to excel in project administration, negotiation, and contract management.

Course Objectives:

  1. Advanced Project Administration Techniques: Gain a comprehensive understanding of project administration principles and practices, including project planning, resource allocation, scheduling, and coordination, to ensure smooth project execution and delivery.
  2. Effective Negotiation Strategies: Develop proficiency in negotiation techniques and strategies for achieving win-win outcomes, managing conflicts, and resolving disputes in project settings.
  3. Contract Management Best Practices: Learn best practices for contract management, including contract drafting, negotiation, monitoring, and compliance, to mitigate risks, ensure vendor performance, and protect organizational interests.
  4. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication: Enhance your ability to engage stakeholders effectively, manage stakeholder expectations, and communicate project progress, risks, and issues to ensure alignment and support throughout the project lifecycle.
  5. Legal and Ethical Considerations: Understand the legal and ethical considerations in project administration, negotiation, and contract management, including contract law, intellectual property rights, and ethical procurement practices.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Enhanced Project Management Capabilities: Equipping project managers and team members with advanced project administration, negotiation, and contract management skills enhances the organization's ability to plan, execute, and deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  2. Improved Stakeholder Relationships: Implementing effective negotiation strategies and contract management practices fosters positive relationships with stakeholders, vendors, and contractors, leading to better project outcomes and increased stakeholder satisfaction.
  3. Reduced Risks and Disputes: Strengthening project administration and contract management practices reduces the likelihood of project delays, cost overruns, and disputes, minimizing risks and ensuring project success.
  4. Cost Savings and Efficiency: Implementing efficient contract management practices leads to cost savings through effective vendor management, contract compliance, and risk mitigation, optimizing resource allocation and project budgeting.
  5. Compliance and Legal Protection: Ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards in project administration, negotiation, and contract management protects the organization from legal liabilities, regulatory penalties, and reputational risks.

Target Participants:

 This course is designed for project managers, team leaders, procurement specialists, contract administrators, and professionals involved in project administration, negotiation, and contract management. It is suitable for individuals with varying levels of experience, from beginners to seasoned professionals, who seek to enhance their skills and knowledge in project management and contract administration.

Course Outline:

  1. Project Administration Fundamentals
    • Overview of project administration principles and practices
    • Project planning, scheduling, and coordination
    • Case Study: Planning and administering a construction project
  2. Negotiation Techniques and Strategies
    • Introduction to negotiation theory and practice
    • Effective negotiation strategies for project managers
    • Case Study: Negotiating project scope changes with stakeholders
  3. Contract Management Essentials
    • Overview of contract management processes and practices
    • Contract drafting, negotiation, and administration
    • Case Study: Managing vendor contracts for IT services
  4. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
    • Importance of stakeholder engagement in project management
    • Effective communication strategies for project success
    • Case Study: Communicating project progress to executive stakeholders
  5. Risk Management in Project Administration
    • Identifying and mitigating project risks
    • Risk assessment and contingency planning
    • Case Study: Managing project risks in a software development project
  6. Legal and Ethical Considerations in Contract Management
    • Overview of contract law and ethical procurement practices
    • Intellectual property rights and contract compliance
    • Case Study: Ensuring ethical procurement practices in public sector projects
  7. Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Monitoring project performance and progress
    • Evaluation of project outcomes and impacts
    • Case Study: Evaluating project outcomes and lessons learned for future projects


Essential Information


  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
05/08/2024 To 09/08/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
02/09/2024 To 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/09/2024 To 04/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
28/10/2024 To 01/11/2024 5 Days Dubai, UAE
25/11/2024 To 29/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
23/12/2024 To 27/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya