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Construction Projects - Pre-Contract Management

This one-day course is aimed to provide clear guidance to set out the main phases of the pre-contract development management process and the main activities included in each phase.

One-day course

Wed 17 Oct 2018
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
London, Venue, TBC
6 hours formal CPD
£315 + VAT


The course will provide specific guidance on the issues that will impact upon the development process, and is relevant to all are involved in the key phases of development management; including developers, surveyors or representatives, project management surveyors, valuation surveyors, quantity surveyors, planning surveyors, architects, designers, planning consultants, land agents, main contractors, commercial managers, sub contract surveyors and engineers.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to develop a development brief
  • Understand what should be included in a development appraisal.
  • Identify the ins and outs of planning and development control
  • Consider the various procurement routes one may take.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding around project funding and finance

What is included:

  • Course Workbook
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of training course attendance

Course content

Learn how to develop a development brief

  • Defining the clients aspirations
  • Measuring risk
  • Planning a programme of delivery
  • Project team development

What should be included in a development appraisal.

  • Financial implications
  • Physical implications
  • Legal implications

The ins and outs of Planning and Development Control

  • Outline Planning
  • Masterplanning
  • Planning Gain
  • Reserved matters

What procurement route does one take?

  • Risk management
  • Procurement Routes
  • Contract forms
  • Tendering procedures

Project funding and finance

  • The public sector perspective
  • The private sector perspective
  • Project contingencies
  • Insurances/bonds
  • Warranties


  • RICS professionals £315 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £405 + VAT
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

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£315 + VAT