- Department of Construction Management and Economics
As every project manager in construction business also has to be a contract manager at the same time, understanding of contracting principles is a must. Course of Construction Contracting is oriented on current business practices and methods, management techniques, codes and regulations. It is about doing business in construction using standard procurement systems and applying given types of contracts, respectively standard contracts (e.g. FIDIC).
Lectures are based on the real practice experience of both course's lecturers.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Main topics of the course:
1. Basics of Contract Law
2. The parties to construction-related prime contracts
3. Contract General Conditions: Provisions to Review Checklists
4. Typical Construction Contract Clauses
5. Understanding Construction Contract, Bonding, and Insurance - Procurement Systems
6. Why Contractors Fail
7. Standard Contracts
8-9. FIDIC standards - RED Book (D-B-B) and Yellow Book (D-B) case studies
10-11. Arbitration and Claims
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Practising the lectures' contents; using FIDIC contracts for case studies, etc.
- Study Objective:
- Study materials:
R.Clough et al.:Construction Contracting: Practical Guide to Company Management
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: