13 - 24 Dec 2020
The accomplishment of most projects involves the use of contracts to ensure that both parties understand their respective roles in project delivery. This course brings these elements together in a two-part format to gain a synergistic understanding of the processes involved. Contractual relationships are an important aspect of Project Management. It is important to have an understanding of how they are used to achieve the desired goals and objectives of a project, how they are created and structured, and some of the various methods available to negotiate contracts, and to resolve disputes.
The Contract portion of the course will also examine some of the main clauses that appear in contracts, together with many alternative contracting strategies and structures. It will then consider methods to be used in negotiating contracts, including techniques relating to negotiating on variations and claims. The various methods and techniques of dealing with commercial disputes arising from contracts will be reviewed, and their application to both local and international settings.
At the end of this course the participants will be able to: