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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

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Contract Management for Pupil Transportation Management
Remote Instruction
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00AM to 4:00PM
July 15, 2024 to July 18, 2024
Final Examination
9:00AM to 11:00AM
July 19, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

CourseLink access begins July 12, 2024.

Course registration closes July 12, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET (if there is availability)

This course uses CourseLink, the University of Guelph’s Learning Management System, and the video conferencing tool, Zoom. Please ensure you have the technical requirements to participate in the course.

You are required to attend all scheduled online synchronous (live online) sessions.

Assignments may be due after the final live online class date. Details will be provided in the course outline.

Please ensure that you are familiar with the Withdrawal, Transfer and Refund policy – Continuing Education Courses prior to registering for the course.

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