Contract Administration

This course is designed to educate, certify, and provide test preparation for Construction Management professionals wanting to take and pass the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) certification exam as it relates to the Sustainability Practices portion of the exam.


This course is designed to educate, certify, and provide test preparation for Construction Management professionals desiring to take and pass the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) certification exam as it relates to the Contract Administration portion of the exam.

The contract administration process in construction can be a challenging process in today’s construction industry. To be an effective construction manager, you need to understand many unique disciplines that contribute to the successful delivery of the construction project. Under the contract administration guidelines, a successful construction manager will be able to accurately understand and implement:

  • Contact administration functions and process
  • Role and duties of the Contract Administrator
  • The four types of contracts
  • Contract administration during procurement and construction
  • The objectives of contract management
  • Smart goals for contract managers

At the end of this CMAA Test Prep and Contract Administration Certification Course, you will be able to understand:

Project Deliveries
Pre-Design Sustainability Plan
Master Schedule
Design Reviews
Constructability Review
Commissioning Review
Bid Advertisements, Amendments, Review, and Awards
Cost Reporting
Change Management
Cost Control
Field Reports
Documentation Procedures
Final Permits
Claims Resolutions
Beneficial Occupancy
Project Closeout

On top of receiving your certification in successfully completing this course, you will also gained knowledge and understanding to be able to sit and successfully pass the Contract Administration portion of the Construction Managers Association of America (CMAA) Construction Manager Certification Exam.

Student will benefit from taking this course because:

  • This course will cover all parts of the CMAA Exam as it pertains to Contract Administration.
  • You will receive a certificate after successfully completing the course.
  • You will gain a more in depth understanding of a very important component of CMs.
  • Take breaks when you need to a pick back where you left of when ready
    Course has been prepared by an active and certified construction manager through CMAA.
  • Have a question, just ask us anytime by visiting us on the Contact Us page.

Will I receive contract administration in construction reference material that I can download and use for future?

Yes! When you sign up for the course, you will be able to access, download, and print the sustainable practices document that you can utilize for future reference.

What is sustainable construction management?

If the owner wishes to have a sustainable project, then it is the CMs responsibility to deliver. Sustainable construction Management is the delivery of a construction project that meets the environmental goals of the facility owner. As professionals, the owner may also request to leverage your experience in the industry to work with the design team and come up with additional sustainability techniques.

What are some sustainable construction techniques?

Building with recycled materials
Recycling construction waste
Building the site on a brownfield or a field that had already been developed.
Orientation of the building
Energy efficient mechanical and electrical equipment
Efficient water fixtures

What are some sustainable construction materials?

Materials that are recycled pre or post-consumer use are considered sustainable materials. Some of these materials are
Fly Ash

Also, materials that increase the air quality in the facility should be considered sustainable. These materials would reduce or remove Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which can consequently be inhaled by occupants of the facility. VOCs can cause various forms of discomfort with the occupants of any facility.

What does LEED mean in construction?

LEED means Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is a sustainability standards process to ensure the construction project is environmentally considered and is given a rating based on those considerations.

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Posted 1 year ago

For me, it was a review of the information, and a few gray areas were cleared up.

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Posted 2 years ago
Well written and concise

Put together nicely in a very short and concise manner.

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Posted 2 years ago
Good Topic for any SSHO

Good course, great info! Easy to follow along and very basic. I would have like to see more detail about the root cause analysis investigation, I think that would be helpful information for junior SSHO's.

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