16 – 18 APRIL 2013
Ensure successful construction
21 - 23 APRIL 2013 outcomes through optimising
RADISSON BLU procurement strategies and
DUBAI DEIRA CREEK best practice contracting processes
WHY THIS EVENT YOUR INTERNATIONAL
Mastering Construction Procurement Strategy and Contract COURSE FACILITATOR
Management is an intensive course, reflecting real experience gained in
the industry both from managing contracts and resolving disputes. It is
structured to ensure participants gain a practical understanding of each Rob Ashcroft
of the critical elements within the procurement lifecycle. BEng(Hons), Civil Eng.
Successful project outcomes starts with an assessment of the best
procurement strategy to adopt – and that requires knowledge of the
available options, and analysis of the organisation’s capabilities and risk
management strategies. Director
Ashcroft & Associates
A platform for effective delivery can be ensured by better attention to
key elements within the tender and contract documentation, and the
tendering and selection processes. PROFILE
The contractual obligations arising from the tender process need to be Rob Ashcroft, a civil engineer, provides understanding
recognised in order to protect the principal. and insights gained from 35 years plus experience in
design, construction supervision, contracts
Desired outcomes require effective contract administration, and administration, engineer to contract, project
informed performance management tools. management, and dispute resolution, across a wide
range of engineering and construction projects.
An understanding of the legal framework for construction ensures
decisions and actions are based on informed analysis. Rob is actively involved in construction contract
dispute resolution, acting in the roles of claims advisor,
Strategies to recognise potential for disputes, and their avoidance, independent expert, mediator, adjudicator, and
provide great benefits. arbitrator.
This course covers projects of all sizes, is practically orientated with Rob is an accredited Gateway Reviewer for project
reviews of major capital projects, for the New Zealand
interactive workshops and exercises covering most aspects of the Government, and Australian Federal and State
material presented, providing an effective learning opportunity. Governments.
Rob develops and delivers facilitated workshops and
“Good knowledge of topic, well presented & great interaction training programmes directed from senior
management group down, covering: enterprise
workshops to support theory” capability enhancement; project management; and
~ Contracts & Tendering Adviser, Interoil specialist topics including construction procurement
strategy, contract law and construction contracts, risk
Key Learning Outcomes: management, and negotiation. He has delivered
training across Australasia, Singapore, Hong Kong
Gain an international and local perspective of construction delivery issues Malaysia and India.
Select the appropriate procurement strategy to deliver value while Rob provides consulting services across the following
addressing organisational risks and capabilities domains:
- strategic advice, procurement strategy, tendering and
Understand the legal principles which underlie the rights and obligations contract documentation and processes, for services and
of contracting parties works related to capital projects
Structure effective contracts for professional and construction services. - strategic advice, and operational support, related to
project management of capital projects
Define robust tendering and evaluation processes - assessment and improvement of enterprise project
capability, addressing processes, tools, knowledge, and
Ensure contract administration processes are comprehensive and organisational alignment, across the spectrum of
effective portfolio, programme and project management.
Apply effective performance management techniques to construction
Bachelor of Civil Engineering [Honours]
Apply a real understanding of key contractual issues on construction Fellow Arbitrators & Mediators Institute of NZ, 1993
contracts [carries reciprocal Fellowship rights with C.I.Arb.]
Corporate Member Dispute Board Federation
Define strategies to minimise and resolve construction disputes. Member Dispute Resolution Board Australasia
Member of the Society of Construction Law [NZ]
Member Adjudicators Association New Zealand
Member of the Project Management Institute
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DAY1 Procurement - An Overview
Assessing the organisation’s contract management capability
Relevant personal competencies
An analysis of the organisation’s capabilities and risk management strategies
Procurement issues – a world-wide perspective
Procurement issues – a country specific perspective
Project procurement options
Selecting the appropriate project procurement strategy Performance management
Performance management objectives
Exercise: Review of procurement issues Cost, Time & Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental &
Exercise: Personal assessment of contract management competencies Exercise: Earned Value Analysis exercises
An introduction to contract law Exercise: Improvement strategies for identified
Basis of contract law in the Commonwealth legal system procurement issues
Its application in the local jurisdiction
Requirements for a valid contract Contractual issues and disputes
Elements of a contract agreement Penalties and bonuses
Letters of Intent & Waiver and estoppel Liquidated damages
Breach of contract Time for performance and extensions of time
Remedies for breach of contract
Exercise: Review of contract law scenarios. Common causes of disputes
Country specific experience
The professional services contract Avoiding disputes
Scope of professional services contracts / roles and responsibilities of design Resolving disputes from negotiation to litigation
consultants Exercise: A review of dispute scenarios
Specifying services to be provided
Defining the terms of engagement / Relevant legal issues Contract close-out
Objectives of contract closeouts
Exercise: Review of procurement issues. Elements of the closeout process, including
deliverable verification, documentation, warranties,
financial reconciliation, performance reports and data
Guidelines for success
DAY2 Construction contracts
The three basic types of construction contracts Exercise: Lessons learned from the programme.
The options for contract delivery strategies Application plan.
Early Contractor Involvement
EPC / EPCM / PPP
Ordinary and Nominated Subcontractors
General Conditions of Contract content
International & Country specific standard forms of GCC
Responsibilities of the Parties and Termination
Exercise: Procurement issues: underlying causes.
Objectives, processes, tender documentation
Selection of tenderers & evaluation of tenders
Legal obligations arising from tendering
Formalising the contract
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Exercise: A review of tendering scenarios.
Contract administration This course will benefit personnel involved in
Execute/Release of Bonds and Insurances the following activities on construction and
Appointment of Supervisor and Reps development projects:
Possession of Site
Completion Certification Procurement
Defects Certification & Guarantees
Contract Management Plans Tendering
QA & HSE process & progress monitoring Project Management
Reports & Meetings, Inspections, Measures / Progress Claims / Payments Contract Management
Variations and Time Extension Performance Management
Exercise: Contract administration issues: opportunities for improvement.
“Style of presentation was adapted to the knowledge of the group” COURSE SCHEDULE
~ GM Access Contract – Telstra
8.30 Registration & Coffee/Tea
9.00 Workshop commences
“Workshop questions helped me understand the content taught 12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
clear, easy to follow presentation” 15.15 End of day
~ Contracts Officer, Barrick Gold
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