4 MASTER CHECKLIST
FOR CONTRACT REVIEW
WHEN IT COMES TO AN ORGANIZATION’S CORPORATE
AGREEMENTS LEGAL TEAMS MUST BE SURE TO EXAMINE
DIFFERENT CONTRACTS, AND CONTRACT TYPES, THROUGH
DISTINCT LENSES AS THE INFORMATION IN EACH IS LIKELY
PERTINENT TO A VARIETY OF STAKEHOLDERS, AND REQUIRES
UNIQUE FREQUENCY OF EXAMINATION BASED ON ITS
THIS CHECKLIST OUTLINES IMPORTANT ASPECTS AND BEST
PRACTICES FOR A SUCCESSFUL CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
PROCESS, AND IS DESIGNED AS A TEMPLATE FOR YOUR
MANIPULATION. IT WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE FOLLOWING
FOUR MAIN BUCKETS OF PROCEDURAL CONTRACT
MANAGEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING AN
OPTIMAL CONTRACT MANAGEMENT PROCESS IN YOUR
PLANNING & PREPARATION
The first section of focus speaks to the planning and preparation stage. It
encompasses the pre-contract drafting/negotiation phase of contract
lifecycle management, and will outline specific steps take during this
phase to ensure success later on.
During this time your organization should plan and set up internal
policies and procedures needed to effectively manage, and avoid
administrative bottlenecks, during the next phases of the contract
Next is the pre-contract period, reviews specific steps to go through
during the post-negotiation phase of the contract. During this time you
will want to review your contracts to check for errors that could
potentially put your organization at risk, and take measures to organize
your contracts for future optimization.
This section reflects on actions to take during the contract period which
refers to the timeframe when the contract is active. During this time your
organization should take measures to fully optimize your contracts and
take measures to understand trends and opportunities with your
The final section addresses the post-contract period. This section
reviews critical steps to take with your agreements during the time
following the active contract period. It outlines items to consider when
closing out a non-renewed contract.
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