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img This Contracts Management and Administration training course explains the practical application of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction (the “Construction Contract”) and the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (the “Design-Build Contract”). Whether you are Client, Consultant or Contractor this training program will help you to gain confidence on FIDIC documents. It provides extensive checking measures and work exercises to give all delegates a comprehensive understanding of proper management of these contracts.

Course Description
The Contracts Management and Administration training course in FIM Qatar covers the practical application of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Design-Build and Plant. The Contracts Management and Administration course helps consultants, clients, contractors, or any other professional student to have confidence when dealing with all types of FIDIC documents. While the Contracts Management and Administration course focuses mainly on the Red book, and Yellow.

Course Learning Objectives
Plan for contract administration
Conduct a post award orientation
Make decisions regarding a contractor’s use of subcontracts
Monitor contractor performance and resolve problems
Identify and address delays in performance
Modify contracts and exercise options
Select and pursue a formal contract remedy and recognize fraud
Identify and resolve contract disputes
Describe contract claims procedures
Terminate contracts for convenience, cause, or default
Identify the methods to finance commercial and noncommercial item contracts
Close out contracts
This course is ideal for contract managers or persons employed in the role of managing contracts to fulfill their responsibilities in an effective way. Contract Administrator, Contract Manager, Procurement Manager , Builders, engineers, and other related professionals that want to enhance their knowledge on FIDIC books would have an interest in taking this course.
To qualify for the PSP you must have at least 8 full years of professional experience, of which up to 4 years may substituted by a college/university degree. Related degrees include: engineering, building construction, construction technology, business, economics, accounting, construction management, architecture, computer science, mathematics, etc. Submit the application, work/education verification and fees by the due date posted on AACE International website. A minimum 2500 word technical paper must be submitted along with your application.
Exam Fee

AACE Membership Fee:$ 125
Member fee: $ 500; Non-Member fee: $ 625
Exam Details

The PSP examination consists of four parts
Part I is Basic Knowledge and questions the basics of planning and scheduling. It consists of MCQ concerning the basics of planning and scheduling. (40 questions)
Part II is real-time Communications Exercise and requires the candidate to draft the equivalent of a one-page typewritten memorandum to simulate reporting on planning and scheduling analysis to the project manager, explaining the issues and proposing a solution regarding a given problem.
Part III is a Practical Exercise and entails answering a series of questions concerning various aspects of a single problem.
Part IV is a Planning and Scheduling Applications and questions planning and scheduling scenarios.

Exam Duration: 5 HOURS –120 QUESTIONS

Pass the examination

To become a PSP, an overall passing score of 70% must be achieved in the multiple choice exam
Contract Administration Planning

Review the Contract File
Determine the Level of Contract Surveillance
Delegating Contract Administration Functions
Develop a Contract Administration Plan
Identify Personnel to Represent the Contracting Officer
Notify the Contractor of COR Delegation

Post award Orientation

Determine if Post award Orientation is Necessary
Select the Appropriate Type of Post award Orientation
Plan the Orientation
Conduct the Orientation
Prepare and Distribute the Post award Orientation Conference Report
Participate in Post award Subcontractor Conferences
Document the Contract File

Subcontract Administration

Consent to Subcontract and Advance Notification
Making the Consent Decision
Contractor Purchasing System Reviews
Make-or-Buy Programs
Small Business Subcontracting Plans
Problems with Small Business Subcontracting Plan Compliance
Privity of Contract

Performance Monitoring/Quality Assurance

Responsibilities of the Parties
Monitor Actions of CORs and Other Support Personnel
Responding to Contractor Requests
Categories of Quality Requirements
First Article Testing
Obtain Feedback on the Contractor’s Performance
Verify and Document Performance Problems
Determine the Impact of the Problem
Resolving Problems With Required Sources
Documenting the File

Delays In Performance

Determine Whether to Stop Work
Investigate Potential or Actual Delays
Identify the Type of Delay
Prepare a Finding of Facts on the Delay
Develop the Government’s Position
Resolve Contractor Performance Problems Informally

Contract Modifications, Adjustments, Options, and Orders

Steps for Processing a Modification
Extraordinary Contract Adjustments
Task and Delivery Orders and Basic Ordering Agreements

Formal Remedies

Formal Remedies
Cure or Show Cause Notices
Liquidated Damages
Nonconforming Supplies or Services
Fraud and Other Civil or Criminal Offenses
Actions to Take After Discovering Fraud

Disputes, Claims, and Terminations

Contract Disputes Statute
Recognizing Disputes
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Procedures for Claims

Administering Miscellaneous Terms and Conditions

Labor Policies, Laws, and Regulations
Government Property
Intellectual Property
Protection of the Environment
Drug-Free Workplace and Vehicle Operation Safety
Duty-Free Entry of Contract-Related Shipments

Financial Matters

Assignment of Claims
Administering Securities
Administering Financing Terms
Allow ability of Costs
Payment of Indirect Costs
Limitation of Costs, Funds, or Total Payment Amount
Price and Fee Adjustments
Collecting Contractor Debts
Reviewing Cost Accounting Standards Disclosure Statements

Contract Closeout

Verify that the Contract Is Physically Complete
Ensure Required Contract Actions Are Complete
Initiate Final Payment or Collect Overpayment from the Contractor
Identify and Recommend DE obligation of Excess Funds
Evaluate and Document Contractor Performance
Prepare Contract Completion Statement and Dispose of Files

Our Value Added Services

Contact Management Complete Learning Materials,
Workshop Handouts and FIDIC Books
Workshop Notes for Supplemental Information on General Construction Contacts
24 Hours Workshop Participation Certificate


FIDIC (Contract Management)

  24 - Jul - 2020
  7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Friday Only (30 Hrs)

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