A Foundation Course in Contractual Awareness (ECC)

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Contract Awareness Training

Day One

Session 1 Introduction to Law

Development of Law. Source of Law. Common Law. Statutes. Civil & Criminal.

Session 2 Definition of a Contract

Pre-Requisites. Offer & Counter Offer. Agreement. Tort. Implied & Express Terms. Warranty. Condition. Termination Of Contract.

Session 3 Definition of Risk.

Transfer of Risk. Sharing Risk. Lump Sum. Re-Measured. Cost Plus. The Contract Strategy. Different Procurement Routes available. Early involvement of all Parties.

Session 4 The Principles of ICE / JCT Forms of Contract.

Responsibilities of the Parties to the ICE 7th. Privity of Contract. Contract & Works Documents.

Session 5 Management Forms of Contract.

Management Contracting. Design & Build. Construction Management. Employer Driven Project Management.

Session 6 Introduction to New Engineering Contract.

NEC 3. The six Main Options. Secondary Options. Early Warning. Target Contracts. Adjudication. Compensation Events.


Day Two.

Session 1 The Tender Process.

Tender Documents. Difference between ICE & ECC. Bonds. Letters of Intent. Collateral Warranties. Insurance. Sectional Completion. Parent Company Guarantee. Completion. Retention. Liquidated Damages.

Session 2 The Programme. (ECC).

Submission of Programme. Project Manager’s Approval.Culpability. Time. Extensions. Revised Programmes required. Acceleration. Possession. Interpretation of Float.

Session 3 Compensation Events & Quotations (ECC).

Change to Works Information. (Time & Price). Quotations. Weather. Responsibilities of Parties. Letters of Notification. Mitigation. Project Manager’s power to change Works Information.

Session 4 Delay Costs & Compensation Arising (ECC).

A Case Study showing how Contractor’s Losses may be reclaimed when his work is disrupted or delayed. Settlement of Disputes.

Session 5 Sub-Contracts.(ECC).

Back to back responsibilities. Approval of Sub-Contractors by Project Manager. Sub-Contract documentation. Determination Caused by failure to approve.

Session 6 Certification & Completion (ECC).

Completion Certificate. Testing & Defects. Different Forms of Interim Payments. Final Account.

Course duration: 2 Days

Cost: £595 + VAT


Contractual Training Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

Contractual Training Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, India, Ghana and Nigeria is also available.

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