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Course Description

Gain a solid foundation in contract administration—including the basics of contract law, procurement requirements, and the administration of contracts. Using case studies and negotiation activities, you will explore dispute resolution processes and identify the interests of other parties in order to reach effective outcomes. Aspects of student transportation, such as human rights and privacy, will be also be explored.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key concepts related to contract law, including the common law
  • Interpret the central provisions of contracts and implement strategies to ensure contract compliance
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of procurement requirements, policies, purchasing policies, and other requirements associated with the procurement process
  • Engage in various methods of dispute resolution

Course Topics

  • Legislative Overview and Basics of Contract Law
  • Procurement/Contract Administration
  • Dispute Resolution and Negotiation
  • Current Topics in Student Transportation and Contract Management

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.

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Section Title
Contract Management for Pupil Transportation Management
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Monday
Time
11:30AM to 1:30PM
Dates
November 07, 2022
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 08, 2022
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 15, 2022
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 22, 2022
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 29, 2022
Type
Final Examination
Days
Friday
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
December 02, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Early bird registration ends 60 days ($855.00) and 30 days ($895.00) prior to the start of the course. Regular registration is less than 30 days prior to the start of the course ($955.00).

 If due to extenuating circumstances there is a need to reschedule, the rescheduled class will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. (or portion thereof), and the Final Exam will be rescheduled for Monday, December 5, 2022, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. ET.

CourseLink access begins Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. ET.

Remote Delivery Orientation - CourseLink & Zoom: Monday, November 7, 2022, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. Note: If you have already attended a Remote Delivery Orientation for a course in this certificate program you are strongly encouraged to do so.

This course is delivered remotely in real time and uses the following:

* CourseLink (The name for the University of Guelph learning management system)

* Zoom (Video conferencing service for virtual meetings/classes)

You will need the following:

* Computer

* Webcam (Built-in or USB plug-in)

* Headset or a Microphone and Speaker (Built-in, wireless, or USB plug-in)

View the Technical Considerations for CourseLink and Zoom.

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