UCI Division of Continuing Education's Contract Management Certificate Program focuses on core
competencies recognized by the National Contract Management Association.
Coursework addresses the most up-to-date information available in the
procurement and contracting fields – whether commercial, government or
international. Students will develop a solid understanding of the contracting
process and key elements of procurement and acquisition, including contract
formation, negotiation, financial analysis and risk management. Students will
also explore new business areas such as global outsourcing, international
contracting, doing business with the federal government and building strategic
“As a current procurement professional at a private nonprofit higher education institution, I would highly recommend the Contract Management Program at UCI Division of Continuing Education because it has provided me with increased knowledge and skills related to both private and government contracts.
Furthermore, it prepared me to pass the Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) exam through the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). This program was definitely worth the investment!”
Daniel Vest, CPCM
Who Should Attend
- Those working in large or small organizations, government and commercial entities, or as entrepreneurs
- Contract administrators, subcontractors, procurement managers, project managers, quality assurance personnel, and others looking to advance their career
- Engineering, law, business, paralegal professionals and others wishing to enter this field
Occupational summary for managers in the United States.