Basic Contracts Management

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L002 May 19, 2024 - May 21, 2024 Kualalumber $ 3000

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L002 August 4, 2024 - August 8, 2024 Dubai – UAE $ 5000

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L002 November 10, 2024 - November 12, 2024 London $ 3000

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L002 February 2, 2025 - February 6, 2025 Online $ 1500

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  • Upon Completion of the Course, Participants will be able to:
  • Understand the legal framework in which contracts operate .
  • Know how to create a contract.
  • Understand issues in terms of contract drafting.
  • Have an awareness of rights and responsibilities in relation to non-performance
  • Have an awareness of liability climate in which we currently operate
  • Have an awareness of anti-competitive aspects of contracting.
  • Have an awareness of issues regarding tendering processes.
  • See your role in a commercial context .
  • Understand the special features of engineering sector contracts .
  • Use standard contract .
  • Identify the benefits of time spent at the front end, pre-contract award, on drafting and negotiating a solid contract in order to reduce problems later, during contract management stage .
  • Appreciate strict liability for delay and excusable delay and the risk of damages

The Delegates

  • Site Supervisors
  • senior construction supervisors
  • Senior Mechanical Engineers
  • Senior Technical professionals
  • Risk Mangers
  • Project Managers
  • Programme Leaders
  • Proposal Engineers
  • Bid engineers
  • For those who are seeking a better understanding of contract management and how it applies to engineering

The Contents

  • Introduction to the Legal System in which Contracts Operate :
  • An introduction to the legal framework in which contracts operate including :
  • Sources of law
  • Precedent and case law
  • Introduction to contract drafting
  • Contract Requirements:
  • Requirements in order to create a valid contract including what is necessary to create a contract (and what a contract is not)
  • Elements and structure of contract .
  • Issues Surrounding Contracts :
  • Contractual concepts
  • Parties’ rights and obligations in relation to non-performance including liquidated damages
  • Pre-contractual promises
  • Implied terms
  • Estoppels
  • Factors affecting whether a contract is enforceable or not.
  • Negligence :
  • Liability and duty of care
  • Non-contractual liability
  • Negligence by professionals and how to minimise these risks
  • Disclosure in Contracting :
  • Disclosure in relation to contracting
  • Rights and obligations and including ways to protect your interests.
  • Anti-Competitive Aspects of Contracting :
  • Dangerous practices in relation to contracting including collusion
  • Bid rigging
  • Refusing to deal with particular businesses
  • Requirements to share infrastructure with competitors.
  • Outsourcing :
  • Outsourcing – pros and cons
  • Different contract types including lump sum, schedule of rates, cost plus, incentive contracting, and alliance contracting.
  • Incorporating discussion of current experiences with outsourcing from different engineering organisations (has it worked well or not, how to maximise benefits of outsourcing).
  • Types of Contracts:
  • Lump sum
  • Cost plus
  • Incentive based contracting
  • Alliance contracting
  • Review clauses of actual contracts
  • Standard form contracts including AS2124 and AS4000.
  • Introduction to FIDIC Conditions of contract :
  • What is FIDIC?
  • Characteristics of FIDIC Conditions of Contract
  • Application Prospect of FIDIC Conditions of Contract
  • New development of FIDIC Conditions of contract
  • Tendering Processes
  • Tendering processes, typical criteria and weightings, typical approaches, managing the process effectively
  • Special Contract Clauses
  • Specific clauses in contracts e.g. Intellectual Property, latent conditions, key person clauses
  • Other Important Aspects
  • Project management life cycle
  • Decision analysis and risk management
  • Calculation of reasonable time to complete
  • Ensuring you don’t trade quality for budget
  • Documents needed to defend a construction dispute
  • Course assessment  .


  • Great Discount for companies and governmental Organizations .
  • All programs are held in five star hotels .
  • All lecturers have sufficient knowledge and experience to implement the programs at an optimal level .
  • Large package of services is offered to the participants .

The Discount

10% in case of Three P. (or more)