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FIDIC Condition of Contract -Benchmarking and Drafting Contract & Conditions


In this program you will learn about...
This program will consider the important Contract Provisions of FIDIC Standard Contracts to enable you to understand and/or do the following:

  • Among Contractor, Owner Consultant, Who is responsible for what?
  • The Range of Possible Contractual Situations that can arise.
  • The Actions required to be Taken to Minimize Delay and your Contractual Liability.
  • Recommended Contractual Procedures.
  • The Documentation to be Generated, including that for resolving usual disputes.
  • Situations under which you should consult your Legal Advisers.
  • Effectively Perform Contract Administration Responsibilities.
  • Benchmark your Contracts with Good & Best International Practices.
  • Draft Your Project Contract.
  • Analyze Claims.
  • Protect Your Organization's Interests on its Projects.

Program Content:

This program assists you in understanding, implementing, benchmarking and drafting Contracts based on FIDIC Form of Contract. It leads to skills in Understanding Your Contracts better in terms of enforceability and risk management. This program covers Conditions for International Contracts (contracting parties are from different countries) for Civil and Industrial Projects.
At the end of the program you will be able to Benchmark and Draft your own Contract Conditions against these Industry Standards. Participants will spend 5 days on hands-on benchmarking/ preparing contract conditions to suite their own projects.
In this program you can choose to work on any one of following workshops: Civil Project, Mechanical, Electrical or Oil Industry Projects, Turnkey Contracts, Labour Supply or Service Contract.

  • Introduction to FIDIC Form of Contracts.
  • Rights, Obligations and Responsibilities of each of the parties to the Contract.
  • Analysis, Recommended Contract Administration Procedures to be followed for each of the Contract Provisions and possible Situations:
    • Delegation of Authority. Supervision of Works. Satisfaction of Consultant, and, "When he should be satisfied?" Contractor’s Substitutions. Additional Drawings, Discrepancies, Inspection of Drawings, Foundation Drawings.
    • Operation Maintenance Instructions. Responsibility for Setting-out accuracy.
    • Owner Supplied Materials. Lifting equipment, Electricity, Water and Gas.
    • Program of Works Issues: Status of the different programs, Approval, Rejection, Methods of Working, Checking program, Updating program, Revised program, Acceleration of works, CPM etc..
    • Extension of Time for Completion: Entitlement, Critical path, Addition and omission to works, Grouping instructions, Extension of time given, Timing of extension of time, Acceleration. Expedite works, Accelerate, Failure to expedite, Progress measurement methods.
    • Unforeseen Site Conditions: Sub-surface data provided, Disclaimers, Pre-tender site inspection, Obligations of the parties, "Make own interpretations", "Contractor to satisfy himself before tendering...", Expert interpretations, Justified assumptions, Administrative provisions, Tests for: "As-far-as-practicable", Anticipatibility.
    • Possession of Site: Extent of possession of site, Concurrent occupation, Safety-OSHA, Interference, Foundations.
    • Testing and Workmanship: Contractual requirements, Investigations to ascertain cause of defect, Failure to check, Ambiguities, Reimbursable tests, Improper rejection, Commercial waste, Inspection and testing during manufacture.
    • Completion of Works: Test for Substantial Completion, Outstanding Works, Maintenance Certificate, Risks Transfer on Substantial Completion, Final Approval of Works, Unfulfilled Obligations, Completion of Contract.
    • Variation or Change Orders: Contractual Provisions and its Limitations, Performance Outside Contract Requirements, Variation Work to other Contractors, V.O. to Change Program, Specialized Work, Valuation of Variations. Claims: Dispute Resolution, Submission of Details.
    • Payment Conditions.
    • Default by Contractor, Default of Owner, Frustration of Contract, Measurement of Works - Standard Method of Measurement (SMM).
    • Suspension of Works, Suspension for Long Periods, Urgent Repairs or Works.
    • Escalation Provisions.
    • Warranty, Guarantee, Bonds Insurance.
  • Design Professional and Engineering Contractor Standard FIDIC Contracts.
  • Case Studies.
  • Contract Administration Methodology.
  • Workshop on Drafting a Project Contract.
  • Analyzing Claims Submitted by Contractors & Suppliers.
  • Implementing Quality Assurance in Contract Assurance Function.

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