N628 - Contract Management for Design & Construction Projects

Course Overview
This two-day workshop will benefit those, in industry and government, who have to manage the contracts in the field, and whose job it is to prepare the contract documents. This includes field engineers, contract administrators, construction managers, project managers, project engineers, superintendents, procurement, consultants, and site personnel interfacing with contractors. In private industry and in the public realm, whether via Design-Bid-Build (DBB), Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC), or Engineer, Procure, Construction Management (EPCM), any time you are doing construction, there is a contract involved. This two day workshop is about the construction site contract administration process and how the activities affect the contract administration team.  

Participants will learn to:
•	Why their ethics are important to the successful management of their contracts
•	What makes up the basic requirements for a valid contract
•	The Basics of Contract Administration and what they need to do to effectively manage a contract
•	What the common causes of claims are and how to be proactive in avoiding them
•	The basics of the bid process, important points in a tender document, unbalanced contracts, and typical 
        open ended clauses to avoid.
•	The importance of documentation to the contract and what the statement, "The one with the most 
        information wins!" means.
•	Schedule basics, terms, and schedule significance to a contract
•	The basics of Earned Value Analysis and how it is used to measure contract progress.
•	The importance of safety in the management of a contract including due diligence, hazard recognition 
        and identifying site hazards
•	The basics of procurement for works, goods, and consulting services and why their input is important.
•	The importance of Interface Coordination on a project, what's needed for project completion and how to 
        make sure they have the required information.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.

All scheduled event(s) for this short course:
8-Oct-19 Calgary (2 days) $ 1,695 CAD
Course Syllabus
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Course Outline
  • Ethics When Dealing With Contractors
  • What Is A Contract
  • The Contract Package
  • Relationships With Contractors
  • Basis of Contract Administration
  • Common Causes Of Claims
  • Bid Process and Bid Evaluation
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Documentation
  • Meetings
  • Reports
  • Schedule Importance
  • Progress Monitoring
  • HSE
  • Procurement
  • Interface Coordination and Project Completion

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Morley Selver earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1973 and has over 35 years of 'real world' industrial project management experience. He has worked in industry, with and for consultants, and his own consulting business. His project experience includes operations and maintenance, research and development, project management of small to medium size projects, construction management of large industrial projects, mechanical installation of heavy industrial equipment, commissioning and startup of industrial plants, and plant management. He has worked in Canada and the USA on oil & gas projects, terminals & pipelines, on North Slope oil projects, in operating pulp and paper mills, board plants, and in the recycling industry. He is the author of "Plant Project Engineering Guidebook", teaches project management and is an international speaker on project management. He is an IPMA Level B Certified and is a 'First Assessor' for the Project Management Association of Canada (PMAC-AGPC).

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