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JCT - Delivering Construction Projects - 3 parts

Web class Online, 1 Feb 2018

Using JCT 2016 Standard Building Contract as the backdrop and example Contract throughout this course, the aim of this series of three Web Classes is to provide the delegates with a clear understanding of the JCT Contract, and includes sections on; Contract Formation, Contract Selection, and an introduction to 3 of the most common JCT Contracts, Minor Works, Design & Build and the Standard Building Contract.

The course goes on further to relate Time, Cost and Quality issues to relevant Clauses, followed by JCT Dispute Resolution mechanisms. The course is interactive and features quick fire questions along with 2 detailed case studies which enable the delegates to test their newly acquired knowledge.

Sessions Dates

February start date session schedule

Session 1 1 February 2018       15:00 - 16:30 (UK Time)
Session 2
8 February 2018       15:00 - 16:30 (UK Time)
Session 3 15 February 2018     15:00 - 16:30 (UK Time)


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to select the correct JCT Contract
  • Have knowledge of the parties, their roles and functions.
  • Understand Contract provisions relating to Time, Cost and Quality
  • Understand fundamental clauses within the JCT
  • Have a greater awareness of JCT and Dispute Resolution
  • Have increased confidence in dealing with Contracts

Who Should Attend?

  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contract Administrators
  • Architects
  • Building Surveyors
  • APC / PER Candidates on Construction based pathways

Content

Session 1- Introduction, Contract Selection, Roles and Responsibilities, Structure and Content of JCT

  • Introduction to JCT Suite of Contracts
  • What constitutes a contract?
  • Selecting the correct JCT Contract
  • Who’s Who in the JCT
  • Structure and Content
  • Jargon Busters!


Session 2 – Time, Cost and Quality

  • Introduction to Project Success
  • Clauses relating to Time : Relevant Events, Delays, Extension of Time, and obligations of Contractor and Architect
  • Clauses relating to Cost : Payments, Valuing Variations, Loss and Expense
  • Clauses relating to Quality : Instructions, Defective Works, Practical Completion
  • Case Study No. 1 – Interactive Session


Session 3- Dispute Resolution

  • Hierarchy of JCT Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Case Study No. 2 – Interactive Session