About the Course
The course of FIDIC contracts in the Construction Industry, covering the FIDIC 2017 Red Book
FIDIC contracts are widely used in many countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
The course of FIDIC contracts in the Construction Industry, covering the FIDIC 2017 Red Book,
provides an overview of all contracts, including the scope of changes between the 1999 version and the current 2017 version;
explains concepts that are often seen as a very complex range of international engineering and construction contracts;
provides a practical yet comprehensive guide to the key elements that practitioners who draft and manage these conventions need to know.
It is suitable for all the Parties involved with a new FIDIC Contract - the Employer, the Project Manager, the Contractor, the Engineer, and the DAB Members will benefit greatly from this course. Students studying in these areas and researching contracts for project management will also find this course extremely helpful.
By attending this 6 hour course, the participants will learn the following main topics in order to accomplish the objectives of the projects they manage:
General Contract Management Procedures
Contract Management in FIDIC Rules
Claim and Dispute Management in FIDIC
By taking this course, the participants will:
Acquire knowledge about FIDIC history, standard forms, and procedures
Be able to compare the FIDIC 2017 Contracts with the previous FIDIC 1999 Contracts
Review the FIDIC 2017 Red Book in some detail, highlighting the changes from the 1999 to 2017 Contracts
Consider the obligations and responsibilities of the Employer, the Engineer and the Contractor
Recognise the terms and explanations for
Variations, Change, Measurement and Payment Procedures
Progress, Delays, Extension and Completion of Work, Suspension and Termination
Understand the claims & dispute resolution procedures under FIDIC 2017 Conditions of Contract
Be aware of practical issues encountered in projects as to claims and disputes, and how to address them
Content of the course of FIDIC contracts in the Construction Industry:
What is a Contract?
Types of Contracts
Project Delivery Methods
Construction Management-Employer Representative (Agency CM)
Construction Management-Including Risk (Construction Management @ Risk)
Lump Sum / Turnkey
Unit Price (Fixed Price)
Guaranteed Maximum Price (Guaranteed Maximum Price)
FIDIC - Overview
Types of Contracts
Structure & Content of FIDIC 2017 Contracts
FIDIC 2017 Contracts
Obligations and Responsibilities of the Employer, Engineer and Contractor
Quality and Defects Liability
Design Responsibility and Obligation
Change, Measurement and Payment Procedures
Progress, Delays, Extension and Completion of Work
Suspension and Termination
Claims of the Employer and the Contractor
Dispute Avoidance/Adjucation Board (DAAB) and Dispute Resolution
What is a Claim?
Types of Claims
Reasons of Claims
Calculations of Claims
Claims in FIDIC Contracts
In Which Situations Does a Claim Occur?
Payment and/or Extension Requests Procedures
Preparation and Approval of Documents to be Submitted to the Engineer
How to Prevent Claims from Forming and Turning them into Disputes?
What is Dispute?
Dispute Resolution Methods
Dispute in FIDIC Contracts
In Which Situations Does Conflict Occur?
Establishment of DAAB (Dispute Avoidance/Adjucation Board)
Decision of DAAB
Non-Compliance with the Decision of the DAAB
Lack of Establishment of DAAB
Alternative Pre-Arbitration Resolutions (Amicable Settlement)
Going to Arbitration