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Contract Review

Purpose:

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement ISO/IEC 17025

Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this session (or during) this session, using your notes and ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST HB 143, you will:

  • LIST 3 activities that make up an effective Contract Review process.
  • DEFINE the purpose of a request, tender, and contract as it applies in the metrology laboratory management system.
  • IDENTIFY 2 qualities for which requests, tenders and contracts are reviewed.
  • EXAMINE potential areas where the contract review process can break down.
  • EXPLAIN the benefits of a robust contract review process.

Technology Requirement(s):

You will need the following to participate in the webinar:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Internet browser, a broadband connection is recommended
  • Telephone
  • Optional: a telephone headset

Materials & Supplies:

Not applicable

Prerequisite(s):

There are no prerequisites for this webinar.

Minimum Requirement(s):

Successful Completion includes completing the pre-work assignment, full attendance, full participation in the session activities and discussions, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course.

Audience:

Laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the uncertainty analyses methods and reporting in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation through adding this measurement to their Scope. This webinar is also useful for administrative or management staff who are involved in reviewing work items as they are accepted in the laboratory, or determining if the work is on your laboratory scope, or associated activities in expanding your scope if appropriate, the contract review webinar would be helpful. This course is open to industry and other non-weights and measures participants.

Cost:

The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a web link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.

Instructor(s):

Elizabeth Gentry
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3690
Email: elizabeth.gentry@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

NIST/OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:

Details:

Start Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013
End Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013
Location: Adobe Connect
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Webinar

Sponsor(s):

NIST / Office of Weights and Measures

Class No.
5246

Time: 2:00p.m - 4:00p.m ET

Registration:

Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. You must register in the OWM Contact Management System to participate in the webinar. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. Registered webinar participants will receive an e-mail confirmation and will be provided a web link to make a payment. Funding of W&M regulatory officials and State metrologists is sponsored by the Office of Weights and Measures. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975‑2128.

Registration Deadline:

18-Jul-13

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Security Instructions:

Not applicable.

Visitor Information 

Not applicable.

Transportation

Not applicable.

Technical Contact:

Elizabeth Gentry
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3690
Email: elizabeth.gentry@nist.gov