Contract changes are a critical part of government contract management, with significant implications for all parties involved.
Managing Contract Changes by Gregory Garrett provides important information, tools, and best practices that show you how to effectively deal with contract changes and avoid the pitfalls.
Specifically, with Managing Contract Changes, you'll receive discussions on the following:
- The turbulent times we live in and how vital it is to properly and cost-effectively manage government contracts and the changes to those contracts
- Contract interpretation guidelines, which can be helpful in understanding contract requirements verses true contract changes
- A simple yet proven effective six-step contract changes management process, which can be used by U.S. government departments and agencies as well as government contractors to achieve success
- The unique and critical aspects of U.S. government contract changes, namely: the Federal Acquisition Regulation Changes Clause, Value Engineering Change Proposals, constructive changes, unauthorized commitments, and ratification.
- Negotiating, awarding, and implementing contract changes
- The contractor's right to seek/request an equitable adjustment for unilateral contract changes and the requirements for processing contract claims with the U.S. government
- What actions can and should be taken by government contractors to mitigate the risk of litigation in contracts and contract changes and closeout and/or terminate contracts and related contract changes