Role of the Contract Manager

  • Acting as the key contact point with the customer from initial discussions to delivery of the project
  • Discussing, reviewing and negotiating the terms of the contract
  • Managing schedule and budget
  • Working with 3rd parties to ensure that everyone understands their role and responsibilities
  • Dealing with any unexpected costs that may exceed those agreed in the budget
  • Handling any problems raised by the client
  • Attending site meetings to monitor progress
  • Making sure the project meets agreed technical standards
  • Managing the final invoicing process
  • Liaising with many different parties including technical and financial staff, sub-contractors, legal teams and the client’s own representatives.

Master Contract Manager ™ MCM

The certified Master Contract Manager ™ (MCM) credential is a professional accredited certification that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge in contract management, professional practice, and ethical behavior. It forms the basis of the assessment that Contract Engineers must pass to gain certified Master Contract Manager status and inclusion in the Register of The American Academy of Project Management® Certified / Chartered Professional. Contract Engineers with at least two years of experience in contract management are encouraged to acquire this certification.  The eBook study guide “The Master Contract Manager” shall guide you to pass in the Master Contract Manager™ examination besides providing a valuable source of reference for a Contract Engineer to excel toward becoming a certified Master Contract Manager. Take the challenges ahead with the exclusive certified Master Contract Manager ™ certification only from The American Academy of Project Management. 

Study method: Self-paced learning style with the aid of the eBook study guide

Requirements:   i) Degree in project Management /Civil engineer or Construction Engineering          ii)  2+ years as a Contract Manager or similar role           iii)  Pass the MCM examination 

HOW TO APPLY: To qualify for the Master Contract Manager (MCM) ™ certification, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Mandatory Candidate Information (MCI) 
  2. Complete the payment upon receipt of the invoice  (Payment via debit/credit/Paypal is accepted)
  3. Take the exam when you’re ready

Examination: email to request the examination questions when you are ready to take the exam.  Examination comprised of 50 questions; Passing grade is 70%.

Course fee:   Includes certified Master Contract Manager  certificate, membership, Examination fee, and shipping. 

Mandatory Candidate Information : please include the Title of the Certification Course that you wish to apply in the subject line when submitting the following information and attach a latest copy of your C.V. email to certification@gafm.com.my 

1) Full Name:    2) Shipping Address:      3) Name on Certificate:     4) Mobile number:

The AAPM AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT ® is  the first graduate global Board of Standards for project management industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. AAPM is also a chartered member of the CHEA  Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education and quality.

Who is eligible to apply:  Contract Engineer with experience as a contract administrator or contract management responsibilities.

The GAFM International Board of Standards  is  the first graduate global Board of Standards for industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. GAFM is also a chartered member of the CHEA  Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality.  GAFM is listed as “International Board of Standards” in CHEA/CIQG.

Founded in 1988, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the first organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral.  ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. By evaluating aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support, ACBSP assesses whether or not business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and commitment to continuous quality improvement.

For more than 10 years, ACBSP and GAFM have benefited from a mutual articulation agreement.  The current agreement between ACBSP and GAFM International Board of Standards states: 

  • All ACBSP baccalaureate/graduate degree schools that have attained accredited status will be officially recognized by the GAFM with an educational and degree path toward certification eligibility. 
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  • ACBSP accredited business school programs are recognized as GAFM/AAPM eligible programs for credentials listed at GAFM.COM.MY

The GAFM has earned ESQ Accreditation along with ISO 21001 Certification for Educational Organizations.  

The GAFM AAPM IBS International Board of Standards is the first certifying body in the world to achieve these qualifications and certificates of ISO 9001 and ISO 21001.  

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