FIDIC Conditions of Contract

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FIDIC Training

Course duration: 2 Days

Cost: £650 + VAT

Programme

DAY ONE

0900 – 0930 Introduction

• Course style & aims
• WHY WHO AND WHAT
• Personal questions and aims
• Topics

0930 – 1000 Overview of FIDIC & the contracts

• The FIDIC organisation
• The contracts
• Common themes
• Basic layout
• Red Book the traditional starting point
• Large “political” project
• Managed from the Site

1000 – 1100 Detailed analysis of conditions

• The 20 Red Book clauses
• Plus the Appendix
• Plus the Specification/BQs etc.
• What they say
• The consequences

1100 – 1115 Coffee

1115 – 1200 Red Yellow and Silver Books comparison

• The principal differences
• The changes to the clauses
• The changes to the Contractor’s obligations
• Price v Measurement
• Design responsibilities
• Support by the Employer

1200 – 1300 Workshop 1

Some problems to solve

1300 – 1400 Lunch

1400 – 1445 Payment and Valuation

• The basis of evaluation
• Red – measurement
• Others – price
• Value engineering
• Procedures

1445 – 1530 Risk allocation

• The principles
• Insurance
• The varying consequences

1530 – 1545 Tea

1545 – 1645 Workshop 2

Some more questions

1645 – 1700 Close down session

DAY TWO

0900 – 0945 The Gold Book

• The new boy
• Based upon Yellow/Silver
• With additional provisions
• What they are
• Usage and problems

0945 – 1030 Design Responsibility

• The differences between the books
• “Fitness for purpose”
• The legal meaning
• The practice
• The consequences for the Contractor

1030 – 1045 Coffee

1045 – 1130 Claims

• By the Contractor
• By the Engineer/Employer
• Site conditions
• Other
• The procedures
• The consequences

1130 – 1215 Making a Credible Claim

• The questions
• Cost v Charge
• Change content
• Being realistic
• Making a profit v protecting a margin
• Credibility
• Evidence
• Consequences

1215 1300 The Engineer’s/Representative’s duties

• Approvals
• Decisions
• Measurement
• Variations
• Claims
• Certificates

1300 – 1400 Lunch

1400 – 1500 Dispute Provisions

• DAB/DRB
• Members
• Arbitration provisions
• ICC rules
• UNCITRAL rules
• Ad hoc

1500 – 1515 Tea

1515 – 1600 Workshop 3

Some final questions

1600 Course ends

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