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06 November 2017 - 10 November 2017

Advanced contract management

06 November 2017 - 10 November 2017

Advanced contract management

Advanced contract management
Deadline for application: 06 November 2017
English
A9010375
Turin Centre
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Course Information

06 November 2017 - 10 November 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010375

English

Deadline: 06 November 2017

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This workshop builds the capacity of procurement practitioners to assess contractual risks, develop plans to monitor the performance of suppliers, contractors and consultants, and take corrective action in accordance with the relevant contractual clauses and the overall provisions of the applicable contract law. The course also explores the theory of claims, claims assessment and settlement. Presentations are supported by practical assignments and/or group work to find solutions to the typical problems that arise during the management of procurement contracts.

Description

Description

This workshop builds the capacity of procurement practitioners to assess contractual risks, develop plans to monitor the performance of suppliers, contractors and consultants, and take corrective action in accordance with the relevant contractual clauses and the overall provisions of the applicable contract law. The course also explores the theory of claims, claims assessment and settlement. Presentations are supported by practical assignments and/or group work to find solutions to the typical problems that arise during the management of procurement contracts.

Target audience

Target audience

Project directors, contract administration and procurement staff in national government service or development projects, staff of international financial institutions and the United Nations.

Objectives

Objectives

Course participants will be able to competently plan and carry out the various contract administration functions for successful delivery of goods, works and services in accordance with the “scope”, “quality”, “time” and “money” provisions of the respective contracts, the applicable law and recognised standards of professional practice. By the end of the course, the participants will also understand the intimate link between contract administration and successful project management including reporting with respect to accomplishment of project outputs and objectives.

Content

Content

• Fundamentals of contract law
• Specificity of contracts under Civil and Common Law systems
• Nature and purpose of contract administration and its links to project management
• Types of contracts
• Elements of contract/terms and conditions
• Types of contract risks and optimal risk allocation strategies
• Contract administration: FIDIC types of contracts (turnkey, design&build, construction)
• Contract administration procedures and sample forms for inspection, acceptance and warranties
• Types of insurance policies
• Principles of preparation of claims and “burden of proof” aspects
• Evaluation of contractors’ / consultants’ / suppliers’ claims and claim settlement
• Alternative dispute resolution procedures
• Management of meetings
• Contract close-out

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course is delivered by ITC-ILO senior contract management specialists along-with consultants from academia and the private sector. The course is conducted using a highly participative training delivery methodology through a combination of interactive presentations by subject-matter specialists followed by self-assessment exercises, individual and group assignments intended to facilitate the practical application of IFIs’
guidelines. Presentation and explanation of typical content of sample contract administrative forms is provided. Solution and analysis of assignments and case studies are emphasised as principal techniques for measurement of learning achievement and attainment of prescribed exit competencies.
Specific guidance is provided, upon request, to help participants to troubleshoot contract related problems on their projects.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The course is delivered in English and the participants need to demonstrate adequate level of proficiency in the English language.

next edition

03/Dec/2018

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Tuition cost: 1580

Subsistence cost: 600

Total cost: 2180

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